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.
An oversized comics story. "Underneath the heavy blanket there is a train stopping in all the same places and it is passing between all the known and unknown evils of today and yesterday. Who is... Read more
"Little Red Riding Hood" set during the Salem Witch Trials, which was adapted, retold, and illustrated by Normandie Syken. Library has two copies (hardbound and pamphlet style), both are art... Read more
Graphic zine series featuring Edie Fake's queer mystical adventure, robotic/humanoid creature Gaylord Phoenix. Issue #4 is partially supported by a Community Arts Assistance Program grant from th... Read more
Poems performed as songs by the Snow Flake Band. The artist "applied white duct tape and painted with the aptly named White-Out on magazine images of mountains and snowboarders. On top of it all... Read more
Experimental romance about the conquest of Mexico. 80 pages of text with 16 illustrations, hand-printed on full-color stencil press at Knust/Extrapool in Holland. Covers printed on birds nest paper im... Read more
"Published on the occasion of Default State Network, an exhibition of artists from the East Coast and the West Coast at Raid Projects, Los Angeles, February 6-27, 2010"--Description from las... Read more