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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.
Consists of colored etchings shaped like triangular stamps, mounted on double-leaved pages of heavy, handmade paper. There are 2 pop-up panels. Etchings numbered in ink with their positions in the edi... Read more
Pollard, Jane, 1972-, O'Keeffe, C. (Ciaran), Bigg, Chris, 1962-, Spaceman, J.
"Silent Sound is a potent mix of art, music and psychological experimentation, borrowing techniques from the Victorian séance room and the pseudoscience of subliminal communication… Silent Sound... Read more
Die cut paper sculpture, tetratetraflexagon structure, offset, foil stamping. Issued in clear plastic envelope with seal bearing title and author. Accompanying two cards bear publication information a... Read more
The visual content of this book consists of pieces of string threaded through holes in the pages of the book, which create shadows as the pages are turned. Copy 48 of 50 signed and numbered by the art... Read more
Book consists of 80 blank pages with a large hole cut out of each. The hole placement changes on each page, creating visual movement as pages are turned. Limited edition of 100 copies. Library has cop... Read more
"Auerbach has created an oversized pop-up book featuring six die-cut paper sculptures that unfold into wonderful, elaborate forms. While much of Auerbach's work has previously dealt with com... Read more
Chain of Letters is an artists' book combining concrete poetry and collaged elements, all in stark black and white. The book makes frequent use of collaged newspaper, both as an abstract design e... Read more