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.
Illustrations and text by Elizabeth Khong examining the concept of a museum. "The museum is a zoo. The museum is a cemetery. The museum is a backdrop. The museum is a qualifier. The museum is a b... Read more
A comic book zine, text and illustrations by Jialing Sun. The artist "picked some meaningful metaphors from folk tales to create this story, which is about how a little girl grows and makes choic... Read more
A complete collection of the 8 volume comic book series Half-Asleep, housed in a handmade slipcase. Written by Kyle O’Connell with art by Beth Hetland.; “At age 11 Ivy Lassette is the youngest student... Read more
An accordion-style book, with text and illustrations by Jialing Sun." "The story is about a long day. It begins at morning and ends at night, and the same morning would happen again like a c... Read more
A mini diary comic series. "This mini diary comic will give you a glimpse of what being loved looks like, how uncomfortable it is to sit next to an arguing couple, and how much fun it is to throw... Read more
A comic about "a woman sets out to see America the way her mother did: on the back of a giant fox. And while a giant fox may be better than any car for a roadtrip, the fox is old, and America is... Read more
Multiple contributing comic book series, edited by Andrew Goldberg. "Hilarious comics anthology out of San Francisco, featuring such luminaries as Jim Siergey, Nik Caesar, Andy Nukes. For fans of... Read more