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.
“In the early 2000s, Julie Weber was working as a photo technician for a popular retail chain when the first waive of digital printers was making its way to one-hour photo-counters across the country.... Read more
“The work of Latham Zearfoss 'often centers on reclaiming historical and mythological texts and revising them to incorporate radical notions of love and sex, possibility and probability.' (A... Read more
Created for the exhibition “Marking Place” at DEMO Project in Springfield, IL, February 2017, the book addresses Chicago’s “Red X” system which places an X – sign on unsound vacant structures in order... Read more
"These flash cards are to be used as any other educational tool. designed for the growing mind of our future leaders"--By the artist.; 12 flash cards bound with paper band and housed in glas... Read more
The folder consisting of works by contributing artists Jessie Affelder, Larry Cappon, John Flores, Carol Law, Linda Novak, Physshe, and Mark Sersen, produced at the School of the Art Institute's... Read more
18 colorful cards are encased in a small, transparent, plastic box.; Color-treated photograph on one side and text on the other side of each card.; Produced as course work for Sally Alatalo's Off... Read more