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.
Handmade book, with silk paper, spun wool, spun cotton, and spun camel. Each page has hand-sewn illustrations and text from thread.; "My own narrative is important to the work I make. In the same... Read more
Each book contains four different types of paper handmade by the artist.; "Between the pages of the book, as if they were the supporting walls of a tale or the pauses in a composition, four diffe... 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
Experimental romance about the conquest of Mexico. 80 pages of text with 16 illustrations, hand-printed on full-color stencil press at Knust/Extrapool in Holland. Covers printed on birds nest paper im... Read more