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.
Book opens and unfolds by leaf-like pages, each with a different image and description of how a book works. Signed by authors.; Housed in folded brown sleeve with title and image of an eye on the fron... Read more
"Two pieces about tension between a mother and son, with a tiny haiku about a bird. Text & images carved into linoleum blocks, wood type printed letterpress on Mexican bark paper. Uncovered b... Read more
Pages are cut horizontally, so that the upper and lower parts can be turned independently. The top two-thirds of the page are photographs and the bottom third of the page are the locations where the p... Read more
Written and illustrated by Lois Morrison. Designed and printed by Julie Chen with the assistance of Elizabeth McDevitt. Text set in Janson and Bembo Italic, with calligraphy by Keith Vinson. Combinati... Read more
"The 12 poems form a coherent textural whole in the sense of a Bach suite, with different possible configurations... Art work by Mario Laplante..."--Colophon. Linen spine with Japanese silk... Read more