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 series of miniature books with text primarily in Italian and some English. Book #4 is saddle stitched and contains fragments of larger pages from an Italian lesson book, with handwritten and typed t... Read more
Initially published in 2014 as a fanzine, the book documents the Dolomites, a mountain range in northeastern Italy, originally known as “the pale mountains.” Going from page to page mimics a walk alon... Read more
Continuous strip of paper folded accordion-style and lithographed both sides, first giving the point of view of Leporello, then Don Giovanni; key to illustrations in Italian, English, French and Germa... Read more
Photographs of Russian woman in their "most intimate environments…" giving as much attention to the female models as to the sensory contrasts between fabrics, chromatic patterns and tactile... Read more
From the publisher's website: "A boxed set of 3 single sheet books, Statutorio, La Strada and Rovine et Reletti presented in a custom made and printed box... One side of each book reveals a... Read more
"Dis cover Italian Monuments is a facsimile of a fold-out postcard book for tourists. But the tourists might be disappointed this time. Or they might be empathetic, especially if they have recent... Read more
Designed by students in the Typography and Book Arts class 2007 at Scripps College in consideration of Zaum poetry, as developed by Russian avant-garde artists such as Iliazd from 1913 onward. Images... Read more