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.
"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 book chronicles the personal journey of Nan Berger, international activist, writer and editor, and lifelong Communist, through writings, intelligence reports and visual images. Born into a w... Read more
50 short stories by the artist, some drawing from previous works and artists’ books.; Translation of the 2016 French edition: Des histoires vraies. Originally published in French in 1994, followed by... Read more
Flag book with accordion spine. "A biographical narrative about my mother, who was raised in a Catholic orphanage. As a child, she aspired to be a nun, as it was really the only lifestyle she kne... Read more
A short story about an herbalist in Provence, France, nicknamed “The Plant Man.” ; No. 5 in the Yes! Capra Chapbook series.; "This chapbook series, edited by Robert Durand (Yes! Press) and Noel Y... Read more
This book contains stories and photographs of people living in Jamaica Plain and focuses on issues relating to housing and displacement. Photographs by Janice Rogovin; text by Jamaica Plain people; ed... Read more
"Sanctified is published on the occasion of the installation by Betye Saar and the theatrical production by Ellen Sebastian, based on the life of writer and anthropologist ZORA NEAL THURSTON (190... Read more