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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.
A series of miniature books with text primarily in Italian and some English. Book #4 is saddle stitched and contains fragments of larger pages from an Italian lesson book, with handwritten and typed t... Read more
Italian mail art periodical that includes artist profiles for its contributors. Two envelopes containing mail art by Barone are taped to pages in the book. One contains a handwritten letter, the other... Read more
"4,492,040 is a facsimile reprint of a series of catalogs Lucy R. Lippard produced during her curatorial career. Drawn from material originally published between 1969 and 1974, this work includes... Read more
A series of typographical prints and maps, central to five different cities. Emphasis is placed upon landmarks, typography tied to local papers and food. Cities explored include Arezzo, Paris, New Yor... Read more