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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.
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... Read more
A book of portraits and descriptions of people important to the artist. “The portraits in this book are not only some personal memories, but also a discussion of the nature of portraiture, the relatio... Read more
READ facilitates zine-making events that are “a celebration of free speech and freedom of press.” Individuals contribute pages of their own artwork or writing, resulting in a zine of one-off, unrelate... Read more
This zine contains images of bodily fluids that some may find difficult. A zine inspired by Google’s autocomplete function. Includes questions that stem from the googling “is it safe to,” “why can’t I... Read more