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.
"As a master’s student in the Critical Studies Department at the Sandberg Instituut (2014-16) I developed a writing practice around movement, landscape and edges. Research and writing culminated... Read more
"Collaboration between Kasper Andreasen and Louis Lüthi. It takes as its starting point the painter Alexander Cozens’s publication A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Comp... Read more
A silver foil stamped box containing three books by Fulford: “Mild Moderate Severe Profound,” “I Am Napoleon,” and “&&.” Ephemera includes an alphabet card, a memo sheet for Napoleon Bonaparte... Read more
"Omar Rockford, founder of Omar's School for Beggars, teaches out-of-work men and women how to creatively panhandle for a living. Successful, high-income begging on the streets requires imag... Read more
"This publication is a companion volume to the installation Writing Over, which was part of the exhibition LandscapesCitiesPeople held at the Netwerk in Aalst in the summer of 2012. The drawings... Read more
Book contains an extended essay that explores the role of gossip in art and critical studies. Invoking the work of Lee Lozano, Sherrie Levine, the Surrealists, and others, as well as anecdotes and inc... Read more
Silk Handkerchiefs is Part One of a trilogy narrated by a fictitious character named Alex (Abs) Brenchley. "The character and story of Silk Handkerchiefs have been developed through radio shows,... Read more