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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 book of portraits and descriptions of people important to the artist. “The portraits in this book are not only some personal memories, but also a discussion of the nature of portraiture, the relatio... Read more
Written by Kayla McClain and Justin Howard Rosier, illustrated by Kyla Thomas, the book refers to topics/concepts of racial profiling and police attitudes towards people of color. The book focuses on... Read more
"These are messages from beyond. For some reason, about ten years ago I began to receive messages from dead men about their perceptions of the afterlife. From them I have determined that the Grea... Read more
"This book is the size of the squares from a quilt my grandma made and never finished. It is an exploration through the patterns found in each row, by each color, two colors, three colors, and th... Read more
1 sheet of a video documentation of live performance with text, sound and walking. Home is a series "proposes an excavation of place in analog and digital memory. Drawing texts and sounds from a... Read more