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 bi-monthly French magazine; each issue includes a CD of music by a single artist, a poster, and other surprises. Issue 18 (November-December 2010) features music by Anne Laplantine ("Tale of Ju... Read more
Black and white charcoal drawings depicting fragmented dystopian stories on computer love, cyber sex, drones, erotic robots and other science fiction tropes. Images are accompanied by aphorisms on man... Read more
"This pamphlet concerns the history of cryptography, and asks the following questions: How do we solve the problem of communication at a distance? What is the best way to communicate secrets? Has... Read more
This pamphlet analyzes the American economy in terms of the debt that its citizens have accrued, which totals 11.85 trillion dollars. It traces the history of loans and how they play into the current... Read more
Corpus Corpus is an anthology series based around a theme with an emphasis on Chicago artists. Often photocopy-printed on brightly colored paper, these anthologies have many pieces and feature work by... Read more