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 photobook documenting the lives of two neighboring towns in Mexico, testing the charged image of a country as presented by the media and popular culture.; Spiral-bound on all four sides, to al... Read more
"Sight Unseen" is based on the true story of Linda Riss, who was blinded when three men, hired by the man she was dating, Burton Pugach, threw lye in her face. Burton Pugach was convicted an... Read more
"A split-page format, forcing awkward word hybridizations between a set of seemingly connected personality traits, comments on the shifting nuances between emotions, and how, in certain physical... Read more
"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from two personal, spiral bound journals written in 1984 form an array of interactive prefixes and suffixes commenting on the shifting nuances betwe... Read more
"Through personal memoir blending the innocence of childhood with the fears of growing up, this bookwork incorporates hand lettering with a grammatically fragmented flipbook structure to address... Read more
"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from a collection of contemporary plays... form an array of interactive prefixes and suffixes commenting on the shifting nuances of humanity and sex... Read more
The book explores issues of schizophrenia and the structural disturbances that are central to the experience of mental illness.; Double spiral bound at right and left edges with the pages splitting do... Read more