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.
Copied documents pertaining to a performance by Kim Jones at Cal State Union Gallery, which led to a "cruelty to animals" conviction for the artist and the dismissal of the gallery director.... Read more
Three works includes: I. The restoration of high culture in Chile, II. The Bowery in two inadequate descriptive systems, III. In, around, and afterthoughts (on documentary photography)chile.; Includes... Read more
The book provides insight into the creative process behind the work of artist Lisa Watts. Includes an introduction by Sarah Gorman, a system of notation called Studio Activity Sheets, and photographs... Read more
A book of color photographs derived from pencil rubbings of a model globe. The work combine elements of drawing and photography and explores concepts of scale, representations, and place. Limited edit... Read more
Cut pages allow for the creation of various monsters by combining heads, bodies and feet.; Each body part is accompanied by a name, skill set and place of origin which allows for the creation of chara... Read more