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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
Seven hand-painted folders, each containing a typewritten psychological report with an accompanying strip of photo booth pictures and a vinyl 45 record. Housed between metal covers, sewn together and... Read more
Each volume contains loose leaves covered by plastic wrapper and bound together with plastic slide spine and includes original artwork by various international artists. Limited edition. Each art works... Read more
This book is a collaborative project by a group of Midwest artists and papermakers including Kate Pagni, Eliza Schulte, Ann Repp, Chris O'Shea, John Weber, Bob Williams, Dan Cochrane, Jennifer W.... Read more
Portfolio of artwork by twenty Chicago artists. Each artist were asked to create one hundred individual pieces using the 8.5" x 11" letter format including painting on steel, drawing on poly... Read more