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.
Artist book features six large color photographs by Rick Swearingen and digital editing by Shawn Mortensen.; Photographs depict the same man in a monochromatic background. As the pages progress, the m... Read more
A collaborative artist book, each artist tackling a letter in the alphabet: A. Warszalek, B. Richel, J. Busch, T. Borisy, S. Brandt, M. Esposito, B. Metz, J. Balsis, V. Barbush, B. Callahan, J. Shacht... Read more
"Fekner began soliciting help from neighborhood teenagers who would assist him during his nightly forays. Collaboration and involvement with the community have remained essential to his work. He... Read more
The first volume (act I) designed by Véronique Bourgoin documents the installations 'Vrai ou Faux?' shown between 2010 and 2013. She grouped together works from artists and the archives from... Read more
Short stories written by Henri Toulouse Lautrec (also known as Kathy Acker).; The cover drawing by William Wegman.; [Chapter 1] The case of the murdered twerp -- [Chapter 2] Longing for better things... Read more
"Translated from the Polish by Gerard T. Kapolka, KORDIAN is a Polish classic written in 1833 by Juliusz Słowacki and features an amalgam of revolutionary spirit, tradition, modernist bravado and... Read more
Three sewn signatures of various papers in an illustrated cardboard wrapper. Laid in a translucent paper dust jacket. Reproductions of handwritten text and drawings originally made with red, blue and... Read more