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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.
“The works in this printed edition represent student process sketches, documentation and models for performative actions in response to the readings assigned in the class titled ‘Performative and Spat... Read more
Collection of 12 mini-books housed in a white portfolio case. Photographs feature images from Rio, including various scenes around the city to create a sense of place and culture. The titles of each v... Read more
"This book brings together three sequences of photographs of bookbinding tools which were first photographed in the bindery of Romilly Saumarez Smith in 1986. Experimenting with traditional negat... Read more
A padded gray zippered silk bag containing three books, each in its own buttoned organza sleeve, and an organza bag of gloves. This three-part work is a dissertation on 'Inner Peace' for a D... Read more
NON was an comics anthology published between 1997 and 2001, edited and published by cartoonist Jordan Crane. It combined influences from Art Spiegelman's RAW, as well as newer comics artists. In... Read more
"Images from a 1960 edition of the Encyclopedia Americana combined with scans of the index carved into a pattern of pixels. A deluxe wallpaper edition packages one bound book with two unbound boo... Read more