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
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
"This document contains 547 digitized five-second samples of found audiocassette tape gathered in Humboldt Park in Chicago, IL between 1998 and 2004."--From the artist. Plastic bag contains... Read more
Ephemera from an exhibition that took place on July 10, 2014 at the Student Union Galleries (SUGs) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, titled "Here, there and everywhere: truth and liv... Read more
Box is wrapped in purple tissue paper. This piece includes a reproduction of a small paper note from Ray Johnson and a small, red rubber heart. Part of "Flux Kits (Boxes)" from an open and o... Read more