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.
Published in conjunction with Louis Reith’s exhibition “Lood Stoof,” in Amsterdam, “which builds on Reith’s previous series of collages, wood works and drawings. Juxtaposed with bold shapes, the artis... Read more
"In Excursion no. 1, I take information concerning an arbitrarily chosen person and go to an arbitrarily chosen place where I attempt to create a relationship between the two while, at the same t... Read more
"Esther Waalwijk and Mo Swillens photographed the same eighteen models. Esther used an old wooden box camera (1890). Mo made photographic color etchings. The penetrating black and white photos an... Read more
This is a facsimile reprint of Dibbets's classic work from 1970 filled with maps, drawings, notes, and photographs documenting the creation of his ephemeral sculpture in nature. Text is in Englis... Read more
"In the spring of 2005, the artist Luuk Wilmering (b. Haarlem, 1957) exhibited forty collages, made with visual material from the American periodical National Geographic. In these collages, the c... Read more