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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.
"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
Part of the Visual and Critical Studies Department's thesis exhibition at the Alogon Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; "The 3 US military medical kits containing Vivarin, Robitussin, strobe lights,... Read more
Bacon is a magazine published by Terry Plumming, who also runs a record label supporting experimental, fringe, and avant garde music. Includes: 8 large (folded) posters, 3 leaves, 3 small (single shee... Read more
An cassette/magazine featuring music by Einsturzende Neubauten, Die Todliche Doris, Sprung Aus Den Wolken, etc. Also containing interviews with Stuart Arbright, Kiddy Citny & Alexander Von Borisg... Read more
Marc Swanson, the son of a New England hunter and outdoorsman created a bejeweled antler, "combining his rural past and urban present,…presenting his own life story while also commenting on large... Read more