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 series of figurative, perhaps symbolic or allegorical etchings tell the story of South African musician Solomon Linda, whose song “Mbube” (Zulu for “The Lion”) was appropriated and repackaged as “Th... Read more
Flyway is the second pamphlet of 2017 from Brain Washing From Phone Towers, published in an edition of 200 and concerned with the ecology of Jamaica Bay, its salt marshes, horseshoe crabs, shore birds... Read more
Envelope contains a small booklet and 46 sheets of paper. "Each sheet [of paper] represents a dream. The booklet has the colour key and the description of the dreams…Each dream is represented by... Read more
"Created during an Artist-in-Residence program at Folk Elementary and Memorial High Schools in Madison, Wisconsin, this book is dedicated to all young thinkers."--Colophon. Printed in an edi... Read more
Poem by James Kirkup with eight lithographed and etched images prints by Birgit Skiöld.; This book is number 185 of a signed edition of 200 books with 20 Artist's Proof copies, five H.C. and 10 r... Read more