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 graphic novel about escaping from reality into a world of diversion through video games, costume parties, and sex. Challenging escapism, the narrator gives monologues where ideas of chaos, lonelines... Read more
Published on the occasion of the third annual Artists' Books and Recordings Exhibition/Sale held Sept. 19-28, 1986, sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art Store, Chicago, Ill.; Each of its p... Read more
Hand-crafted, illustrated book of poetry by Rene Coyra.; The book uses recycled and industrial papers of different colors, textures and weight.; Designed by Rolando Estévez.; Issued in illustrated br... Read more
"Using the decades of zines produced in association with the various Punk scenes (Punk, Sniffin' Glue, Search and Destroy, etc.) as templates, students in the class produced zines individual... Read more
This is a collaborative bookwork project by Group 22 featuring individual works by 22 different artists in a range of media and materials. The contributing artists are: Jacqueline Rapp, Barbara Albin,... Read more