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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 collection of photographic nudes made on infrared film with a vintage stereo camera. When looked at through the enclosed viewer these pictures appear completely three-dimensional."--P.... Read more
Soft paper box contains 108 cards, each carrying the name of Tibetan political prisoners on the front, and the reason for their incarceration on the back. The work is intended to alert the viewer to h... Read more
Box contains a book sealed in plastic, covered by dirt. Each page of the book shows an increasingly smaller segment of the sky, until the image vanishes completely. A card inserted into the back lists... Read more
The book consists from front to back of photographs of people, often emphasizing body parts or segments of the face while blurring the rest of the image. The goal is to make touch visible eventhough i... Read more