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.
To create an active portrait of Lake Michigan, the artist created cyanotype prints at ten Chicago beaches. Butler coated six inch square sheets of paper with a UV-sensitive solution, exposing them in... Read more
"TRUE TO TYPE has been hand set in Garamont, Bodoni Bold, Egizio Condensed, Univers Bold, Chambord, Europe Bold, Francaises Legeres - and hand printed by the author."--From Colophon. Library... Read more
"NYC poet Jen Benka wrote one poem for each of the fifty-two words in the Nation's Preamble to the Constitution in an effort to examine, expose, and rewrite the document one word at a time.... Read more
Grey handmade paper with blue paper wrappers, inside is a poem by Toby Olson, with illustration by Jana Fothergil.; The poem was originally featured in Boundary II (Vol. 5, No. 2, Winter 1977). Librar... Read more
Larry Eigner's poetry is accompanied with plate designs by Ronald King.; "Fifty hard-bound copies, I-L, printed on pure rag-made paper with six plates printed blind intaglio and one hundred... Read more
Marble cover with stamped and letterpress pages of illustrations and text. The back cover of this book wraps around the text block to enclose it like a portfolio. Each page folds out to reveal text un... Read more