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.
“This is a stream of consciousness zine created – for the most part – on my friend’s typewriter.”--From A Visitor in Myself #1.; Themes include medication, therapy, emotions, relationships, disassocia... Read more
The debut album by artist and psychoanalyst Vanessa Sinclair and Swedish artist and occultist Carl Abrahamsson.; A collaborative conjuring composed of 9 readings of cut-up texts mixed with sound and m... Read more
The book presents the work of five artists, all of whom currently live and work in Southern California. Artists include: David Antin, Eleanor Antin, Helen Mayer Harrison/Newton Harrison, Fred Lonidier... Read more
'Seductiveness the which issued by the whole person' is the result of a project involving plant communication, durational performance, and generative literature.; Relying on the failures and... Read more
Texts are produced by typing indiscriminately on a smart phone notes application and allowing autocorrect and text prediction algorithms to fill in words. Results are displayed in a series of screensh... Read more
The book consists of photographs of people, sometimes sketched on, with the opposite pages depicting the artist's handwritten thoughts. Some blank pages separate the selections. From the publishe... Read more
"In the late 1960s Andy Warhol, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, set out to turn the novel into an unforgettable piece of pop art. The result was A: A Novel, a chaoti... Read more