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 to coincide with an exhibition held at Museum Ludwig. The artist pairs pictures side by side referring her photographs on the one hand to everyday life situations, on the other hand to surre... Read more
""Pin-up girls, weight-lifting studies, newspaper clippings, baby pictures... Hans-Peter Feldmann tells stories with pictures. Accordingly, apart from the title page, this photo album contai... Read more
Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco takes New York Times obituaries of famous people, removes any anecdotal information and strips the text down to sentence fragments to reveal the wit, drama and absurdity... Read more
The artists interpret themselves within the world through text and image pairings, the verso with text and the recto with photographic or hand drawn images.; Distinctive cloth binding.; "The line... Read more
Containing over 5,000 photographs and sketches, this book lends insight into Richter's working process of collecting and arranging source material, a mode he has been working in since 1962.; Text... Read more
"Smearing vaseline on his camera lens to achieve a veiled, fog-like effect, Kelley rephotographed pictures in books and magazines of female performance artists such as Linda Benglis and Yoko Ono... Read more