The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection (JFABC) digital library is an online guide and finding aid for the rich collection of artists’ publications available in Flaxman Library Special Collections. The JFABC brings together close to ten thousand artists’ publications in all formats and media including: books, zines, multiples, video and audio recordings, digital works, periodicals, and other intimate works of art created by artists of local, national, and international significance. Focusing on materials published from the 1960s to the present, it is complemented by collections of reference works and exhibition catalogues to support in-depth research on artists’ publishing.
Philippe Sollers is a French writer and critic who founded the avantgarde journal Tel Quel, published by Seuil, which ran until 1982.; H was inspired by the May 1968 Paris student/worker uprising, and... Read more
Duotone book with red folded cover consists of the artist's account and recordings during his twenty day walking journey, as stated in the title. The book contains illustrations, words, phrases,... Read more
Photographs, documents, and objects tell "the tragic narrative […] of 19 year old Charles Starkweather and 14 year old Caril Ann Fugate who murdered ten people, including Fugate's family, du... Read more
"This book is the first since the early 1970s devoted to the extraordinary British Benedictine monk, scholar, translator, concrete poet and artist Dom Sylvester Houédard (1924–92).; Edited by Nic... Read more
Considered both an early computer work and an early conceptual work, schema identifies the number of grammatical occurrences in magazine articles (nouns, verbs, adjectives, capital letters, etc.).; Fe... Read more
Publication of responses by eleven artists and critics, in response to three statements about language as an art form. These statements are: "1. Use of oral and written language as an Art Form. 2... Read more
"I attempted to make an integration of the album jacket design, the label design for the two LPs, and the music itself."--Statement by the artist. Re-issue of a double LP set that originally... Read more