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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.
A book of portraits and descriptions of people important to the artist. “The portraits in this book are not only some personal memories, but also a discussion of the nature of portraiture, the relatio... Read more
Consists of title leaf, 7 leaves of text and colophon leaf in black 3-ring binder. Text is stamped in red and black and is as follows: "Warning If this note is not printed in red, this artwork is... Read more
Co-edited by Paul Lamarre and Melissa Wolf. The authors use the names Paul and Melissa EIDIA when making collaborative work. The book contains a collection of artists' recipes and a video documen... Read more
Self-published final project for a Core Studio class at SAIC in Fall 2015, taught by Tom Burtonwood and Burton Isenstein, a project titled "Swap/Meet," where each student created 30 copies o... Read more
Conceived as a collection of various exhibition catalogs, this book portrays the artists-run space Deborah Bowmann founded in Brussels. Compiled by Émilie Ferrat, with help from artists' team and... Read more