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.
"The project encouraged visual and experimental artists to submit 100 works. 40 artists were put together in one issue, each artist receiving a copy of the magazine. Uni/vers (;) transmitted mess... Read more
"Momentum emerged in 1948 as a group of artists opposed to the discriminatory practices of the Art Institute of Chicago. In that year the group presented its first show, proving unquestionably th... Read more
A scroll, 600 feet in length and 3 feet wide, containing over 14,000 images, applied mainly by solvent transfer. The artist worked in 20 foot sections, to achieve what he calls an "automatic imag... Read more
A set of 12 inkjet prints, serving as a visual translation of the artists Uta Schneider and Ulrike Stoltz travel by ship from Germany to Montreal for a residency at Nexus Press, Atlanta - a collage of... Read more
Book contains photographs, collages, and found text from the time Genzken spent in New York in the 1990s. The collection both illuminates the working methods she uses in her sculptures and stands alon... Read more
"The Japanese-born composer and visual artist spent the early years of her career challenging her training as a classical musician. Exploring new possibilities of sound and composition, Shiomi fa... Read more