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 quilt-bound artist book that is screenprinted on flannel fabric. "This book is my personal guide to building the perfect lawn. Using language/tone taken from magazines like 'Better Homes... Read more
"Keraklit über den Kosmos" includes quotes of the philosopher Heraclitus about cosmos in relationship with abstract digital photographs of lights that the artist has taken.; Housed with tran... Read more
A oversize archival box, wrapped with faux fur, sprayed with Nasomatto Black Afgano perfume. "This work explores the ways the signifers of animality are used in human--animal self--fashion. The f... Read more
"Swatch booklet chronicling the rise and fall of the fur empire, where the typography and fur become more luxurious and then more generic, symbolizing the fall due to animal activism. The text of... Read more
Xerox copy of the complete Kaftra writings (1971), which was digitally scanned, reversed, and rebounded as the original mirror image of its self.; Book was produced for SAIC Deep Storage Class in 2004...
Photo negatives scanned and printed, along with text by the artist. "An examination of what happens in the intermingling of bodies with other bodies. Working through the fraught nature of contact... Read more