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.
Published in conjunction with Louis Reith’s exhibition “Lood Stoof,” in Amsterdam, “which builds on Reith’s previous series of collages, wood works and drawings. Juxtaposed with bold shapes, the artis... Read more
“A series of landscape photographs of brothels and swinger’s clubs in the Netherlands, photographed at morning glory. The photography is combined with reviews of disappointed customers published on ho... Read more
Resultant from an exhibition in which the artist investigates the question of what the object of philosophy is. Features five artworks using a combination of videos, performances, photography, and scu... Read more
While staying in da Vinci's native town in 1973, Mols asked residents to write down the artist's name. Forty of these signatures have been reproduced in this book. Strawboard cover with silk... Read more
For more than 3 years Bart Lodewijks (1972) was making drawings with blackboard chalk on the walls throughout a neighbourhood in the outskirts of Ghent called Moscou. Slowly, he became a known face in... Read more
"Book pages selected by Philip Metten, photographed by Johannes Schwartz. This is the first issue in a publication series documenting the Middelheimmuseum Library in Antwerp, Belgium. For every i... Read more
The fictional story of a whale that falls from the sky and dents Walter Umenhofer's car introduces visual and textual research on the relativity of size and measurement. Book block is bound separ... Read more