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.
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
Five stories collected by Muriel Underwood from the book: Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods by William T. Cox.; Linocuts by Ralph Creasman.; 200 copies printed. Library has no. 41, signed by both... Read more
Pages are hand-cut to reflect the shape of a tortoise. "Handset and handprinted at Jubilee Press on Twinrocker paper. Two hundred copies were printed to celebrate the twelfth birthday of my first... Read more
Losing Absalom depicts the death of an African-American husband, Absalom Goodman, of brain cancer and takes us into the lives and hearts of his family. Cover illustration by Colette Gaiter, using phot... Read more
This folded book is bound between two fibrous paper boards and is tied with an iridescent, transparent pink ribbon.; The book explores the biblical story of Abraham's attempt to sacrifice his son... Read more
The book tells a short story through text designed to look like newspaper clippings. The narrator works for the morgue of a large newspaper, where she cuts up the day's newspaper into articles to... Read more
Signed and numbered by artist, library has 2/6.; The book is housed in custom made acrylic box (8 x 8 x 4 cm.).; Short sentences depict the fictitious commute of a male protagonist are paired with tho... Read more