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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.
Anthology of satirical comics by artist Ted May. Subjects range from high school metal heads in the eighties to space epics, superheroes, and barbarians. Fourth issue was published via Kickstarter aft... Read more
Inspired by editor and contributor Nia King’s difficult experience in art school and her views that art is a political tool that is effective when it has an accessible message, this zine collects thou... Read more
"Signal is an ongoing book series dedicated to documenting and sharing political graphics, creative projects, and the cultural production of international resistance and liberation struggles. Art... Read more
This is a zine featuring various "monstrous" body parts drawn by the author that are supposed to be cut out and assembled on a stick by the reader to create their own monster. Description ba... Read more
The art journal published in Oakland in the 1970's. Curated by Tom Marioni of the Museum of Conceptual Art (MOCA) in San Francisco, this publication featured writing and images by a range of visu... Read more
Literary magazine published periodically. Edited by Stephen S. Morse and Judy L. Brekke. Juice IV contains textual and photographic contributions from Wendy S. Abbiati, Bontempi, John Ditsky, David En... Read more