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.
As part of a class project, taught by Margaret Carsello in the Spring of 2015 in the Department of Contemporary Practices, the students observed cultural and social signs and codes that uphold patriar... Read more
Short texts and excerpts, cut from art history books are collaged onto blank pages, all with a cut-out in the dimensions of a square plastic box containing a plaster model of an ear. Box has to be rem... Read more
Very colorful book with a vintage plastic "Maybelline blooming colors traveller" eyeshadow compact affixed to the cover. The pages are hand colored with crayon on top of pre-existing ilustra... Read more