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 personal meditation on two locations: Monhegan, in Maine, and Malecón, in Havana, Cuba.; Handwritten text in English (Monhegan) and Spanish (Malecón) on a fold out map.; Published books under earlie... Read more
"A book about babies who get stolen in the night, and the excellent monsters that take their place. Mini die-cut accordion book with diaper-shaped belly band.”--From the artist.; Published by Gob... Read more
This zine collects illustrations of two purple creatures interacting with a pink transparent ribbon, symbolizing the “dualities oftentimes associated with cross-cultural experiences — questioning the... Read more
“This zine is about trying to make a living as an artist and tries to provide advice for other artists that are struggling to make a living off of their creative labor."--From the Artist.; The zi... Read more
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
“Composed solely of imagery from four vintage postcards found by the artist in Tokyo, which show the flight path of an old stunt airplane through multiple superimposed snapshots of its position.”--Fro... Read more