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.
An oblong size artist books, bound in flexible boards and secured with two aluminum bolts.; "Monograph of work of Italian Futurist artist Fortunato Depero (1892–1960). Printed in part on various... Read more
"49 Cities is a call to re-engage cities as the site of radical thinking and experimentation, moving beyond “green building” toward an embrace of ideas, scale, vision and common sense combined wi... Read more
"The Stampographer traverses the fantastic, anarchic imagination of Parisian artist Vincent Sardon, whose dark, combative sense of humor is infused with Dadaist subversion and Pataphysical play.... Read more
A quilt-bound artist book that is screenprinted on flannel fabric. "This book is my personal guide to building the perfect lawn. Using language/tone taken from magazines like 'Better Homes... Read more
A poem intended to be read by three speakers simultaneously. Consists of four volumes, each mounted on a base that forms a lectern when open.; Issued in case (44 x 44 x 10 cm).; "This is the Cent... Read more
A oversize archival box, wrapped with faux fur, sprayed with Nasomatto Black Afgano perfume. "This work explores the ways the signifers of animality are used in human--animal self--fashion. The f... Read more
A 18th century novel by Laurence Sterne, re-imaged by Visual Editions.; Includes vol. 1 to vol. 9, originally published from 1760 to 1767. "When we briefed design studio, A Practice for Everyday... Read more