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
"4,492,040 is a facsimile reprint of a series of catalogs Lucy R. Lippard produced during her curatorial career. Drawn from material originally published between 1969 and 1974, this work includes... Read more
In Italian: The last experience of Carlo Marcello Conti. First two pages account his thoughts about theproject, followed by illustrations. The last two pages are his credentials and a quote from Rossa... Read more
"Trax (1981-1987) was an 80s label founded by Piermario Ciani, Vittore Baroni and Massimo Giacon from Spirocheta Pergoli. It was an open networking project that connected over 500 artists and mus... Read more
Text in Italian. Brief essay on mail art, mass communication, and stamp art on a single piece of paper. Rainbow-gradient text, possibly a mimeograph, type-written. A bibliography in handwriting lists... Read more
Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz is a series of four pieces. Three are housed in boxes, made of either cardboard, metal or plastic, each with the title reproduced on the front. The fourth is housed in a cle... Read more
48 artist postcards edited by Maurizio Nannucci.; Méla was an art newspaper published by Nannucci.; Artists include: Eric Andersen, John Baldessari, Luciano Bartolini, Gianfranco Baruchello, Bernd... Read more