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 celebration of metamorphosis with photographs and text, exploring the themes of storytelling, fairy tale, fantasy, and transformation. Includes twelve large-format color photographs that fold out in... Read more
Artist's book containing collaged images from various types of printed matter.; Board covers with coptic binding. Barabara Tetenbaum was a graduate student in the Printmaking department at SAIC f... Read more
"Blueberry Surprise consists of one continuous text of 45,000 words transcribed from the written conversations that Joseph Grigely has been collecting over the last ten years."--MCA Chicago.... Read more
"Signal is an ongoing book series dedicated to documenting and sharing political graphics, creative projects, and the cultural production of international resistance and liberation struggles. Art... Read more
"This selection of color photographs was inspired by the contrasting simultaneous feelings of sadness and humor...The pictures were taken from 1997 to 2001 in the United States, Canada, France, H... Read more
Hand cut geometric pop-up triangles, circles and squares, combined with foliage photographs inserted in double leaves and appeared behind cut-out figures, explore the interaction of cast shadows and t... Read more