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.
"Séquence urbaine' is a kinetic narration punctuated of icons. These icons reminding us architectural elements sometimes contemporary, sometimes of other times. The book opens like a panoram... Read more
"Séquence rurale is a kinetic narration punctuated of icons. These icons reminding us rurality and countryside elements. The book opens like a panorama built to nourish the eye. An improbable lan... Read more
The original limited edition, published monthly. At the head of the title: Communication for the creative mind. "Each month's issue presents a diverse array of media, including collages, ori... Read more
A collaborative project by Chicago Book and paper artists to benefit the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection at the John M. Flaxman Library of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Partici... Read more
16 handcrafted books made for the 2002 Chicago Hand Bookbinders Alphabet Book Collaboration; each book signed and dated by the artists including Lidia Vanesco, Leah Mayers, Robert Hanmer, Lisa Beth Ro... Read more
Word at head of title transliterated from Greek.; Black wooden lacquered box containing t.p., 50 prints by 50 artists, colophon and an invitation card; a mirror at the bottom under a removable wooden... Read more
Created on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Chicago Hand Bookbinders, May 2003.; Box contains 11 (13 x 13 cm.) alphabet books by 11 artists in various formats, including Anja Herrnreiter, H... Read more