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 book inspired by the written word and its preservation in physical form. As a showcase of handwriting and calligraphy, the book displays the alphabet in a range of styles. Additionally, each page in... Read more
"42 multiples." Twelve stories translated in and out of eighteen languages by 61 authors. Texts in English, Dutch, French, Swedish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Spanish, Urdu, Hebrew, Itali... Read more
"The series of portraits in this book were created by a facial recognition system recently developed in Moscow for public security and border control surveillance. The result is more akin to a th... Read more
"...a collection of 76 photographs of buildings, public places, and sites in New York City, that are connected to the history of the Communist Party USA...The photographs are accompanied by capti... Read more
Translated from Russian by Thomas G. Winner. Facsimile reprint of the original 1920 lithographs printed at El Lissitzky's Graphic Arts Atelier in Vitebsk. Including 1 folded page. Issued in wrap-... Read more
Designed by students in the Typography and Book Arts class 2007 at Scripps College in consideration of Zaum poetry, as developed by Russian avant-garde artists such as Iliazd from 1913 onward. Images... Read more