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 collection of mail art and artists archives including Guglielmo Achille Cavellini, Ulises Carrion, Zabala, David Zack, Robin Crozier, Zabala, Horacio and Davi Det Hompson. Edited by Niels Lomholt. P... Read more
This correspondence piece is a letter from Drew Mattot to Elisabeth Howland. Includes a gold and silver ring. Illustrations are relief wood cut, and the writing is pen and pastel. Pamphlet with a cove... Read more
Artists' book by Judy cigar-box Levy (Judy Levy) and Karen melody Korell (Karen Korell). "All works in this book were drawn on the kitchen table, ping-pong-wise and in pencil on Wednesday ni... Read more
A collaborative project produced as part of the class, "Studio Stuff: The Paradigm of Collecting" held at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fall 2009, taught by Jerry Bleem. Starti... Read more
Handmade book printed on copy machines. Collaged images and texts overlaid with tissue paper, gold foil paper and colored acetate. One plastic pendant tied to the spine. Library has no. 16 in an editi... Read more