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.
"Notes for a New Prairie School presents an extended fugue on horizon lines and Midwestern identity. The five separate parts of the book, with no discernible beginning or end, collide and contrad... Read more
"NHI" was a collaboration between Louis Hock, Scott Kessler, Carla Kirkwood, Elizabeth Sisco, and Deborah Small. A second book is included in an envelope bound between the last page and back... Read more
"State Mosque Competition considers the distance between the realities of the 2003 invasion of Iraq and their representation, with particular attention to the creative effect of that representati... Read more