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.
"Study Group Magazine" is a hybrid magazine of cartooning and comic journalism. Printed in vivid two-tone throughout and co-edited by series creator Zack Soto and former Comics Journal edito... Read more
"North Drive Press is an annual non-thematic art publication, originally conceived as a mobile group exhibition. Each issue contains interviews, texts, and multiples from contemporary artists... Read more
A queer friendly sexual health comic by Isabella Rotman, commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for the Health and Wellness Center. Includes a wrapped condom (6 x 6 cm.) attached t... Read more
Odd mailing of artist-made multiples, organized by Conrad Freiburg.; Each issue housed in hand-made wooden container.; Collection has issues 1 (signed and number 6 of 29), 2 (number 13 of 33) , and 3... Read more
Semi-transparent CD housed in transparent case with squared mesh in place of a paper insert and a three-dimensional web filling the back, making the entire object see-through. Information embossed on... Read more
First issue of a yearly publication featuring a collection of original mixed-media artwork by 37 artists. "The artists participating in this first issue were devoted to the creation of a broad fi... Read more
Each volume contains loose leaves covered by plastic wrapper and bound together with plastic slide spine and includes original artwork by various international artists. Limited edition. Each art works... Read more