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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.
50 short stories by the artist, some drawing from previous works and artists’ books.; Translation of the 2016 French edition: Des histoires vraies. Originally published in French in 1994, followed by... Read more
Voir la mer documents in a series of photographs select inhabitants of Istanbul, a city surrounded by water, who have never seen the ocean before. The artist invited them to join her on a trip the Bla... Read more
A set of 54 postcards documenting Sophie Calle's oeuvre and reflecting on the association of images and narratives around autobiographical rituals. "My All has orchestrated small moments of... Read more
The book is centered around art objects which have been misplaced, damaged, stolen or have otherwise disappeared from public view. In the 1980s and 90s, the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston a... Read more
In "Ou et quand?" Sophie Calle uses her classic diaristic style to document meeting with the visionary Maud Kristen. Upon meeting her, Calle asks about when and where she will die, among oth... Read more
Sophie Calle presents 107 interpretations of an email she received from her lover the day he ended their affair, coming from women with a wide variety of professional backgrounds.; Embossed pink cover... Read more