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.
A colorful sticker in the shape of a penis. Released by Beuyscouts of Amerika, an anti-censorship art collective founded in 1989 in New York City by Norman Conquest as a response to the Republican att... Read more
Rubber stamping to instruct the viewer on how to use the tiny light bulb on a string "in case of emergency." Plastic box containing 1 instruction sheet, 1 light bulb and thread. Limited edit... Read more
Made in response to the author's experience learning about the United States prison system and working with youth in a penitentiary, the work explores the stigmas the artist encountered produced... Read more
Large poster, folded irregularly and at sharp angles, contains collaged images, documenting the sculptures by Aimee Beaubien -- a deconstruction, cutting up and recontextualization of photographs. Hou... Read more
A set of six digitally printed postcards in a bellyband "shed…light on the nebulous history of The Invisible Book." Tonnard appropriates historical and pop cultural images to provide a conte... Read more
A conceptual approach to combining the definition of meteorological whiteout and the product of white-out liquid, commonly used to correct printed texts. Textual images were made by physically applyin... Read more
Number 2 in an edition of 12 folios. Each folio contains 52 signed prints, created between 1995 and 2013. Image and text explore the purpose and meaning of life. Signed, dated and numbered by Odes --... Read more