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.
"My inspiration for this project originated from the 1995 Smithsonian exhibit Science and the Artist's Book... book artists were invited to pick a book from the Heralds of Science Library...... Read more
"An archive of anarcho crust punk music, aesthetic and writings, or the story of two brothers dealing with a descent into darkness, told through the mise-en-scéne of the anarchist movement across... Read more
A screenprinted book, printed on handmade paper and hand-bound. This work illustrates the oral stories of Tejubehan, an Indian woman who travelled throughout her country as she searched for her place... Read more
This book contains artist's life and her family stories. Book's pages are folded in various sections, revealing more information or illustrations when unfolded. Library has no. 12 in an edit... Read more