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.
Small suitcase housing 22 sewn pockets, some of them connected to each other. They contain found objects and are imprinted with handwritten notes about how those were obtained. Items include keys, pla... Read more
Comparative views of photographs to stamps. The artist looked at each floor tile in the kitchen, saw an image of a face in each one, and created a stamp. Photographs are glued onto the pages.; Library... Read more
Designed by master illuminator and script historian Mark Van Stone, these alphabet letters are, “executed within each of 25 styles, quoting or paraphrasing from one or another manuscript, but avoiding... Read more
"The text was handwritten, the images were drawn and painted directly on lithographic plates."--Colophon.; Text in a handwritten script by Daniel Tucker, paired with illustrations by Claire... Read more