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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.
History of the art comic publisher Highwater Books, written by Greg Cook with an introduction by Tom Spurgeon. Published for the exhibition "Right Thing the Wrong Way" at Fourth Wall Project... Read more
Consists of colored etchings shaped like triangular stamps, mounted on double-leaved pages of heavy, handmade paper. There are 2 pop-up panels. Etchings numbered in ink with their positions in the edi... Read more
"This book represents a four-year collaboration on the subject of Northern Ireland, which had resulted in a series of videotapes and multi-media installations."--Colophon. Artwork by WarnerW... Read more
This book contains stories and photographs of people living in Jamaica Plain and focuses on issues relating to housing and displacement. Photographs by Janice Rogovin; text by Jamaica Plain people; ed... Read more
Simon Grennan and Chris Sperandio produce digitally crafted comic art, often based on the everyday experiences of their friends, colleagues, and stories acquired from other people. These include stori... Read more
This book is published in conjunction with an exhibition held at Griffin Museum of Photography. The catalog includes an essay by Dawoud Bey and an interview with the artist by Anthony Scibilia. The ac... Read more