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.
Experimental picture book, based on the artist's commix performance at Brain Frame 14 in Chicago. This tale of transformation encapsulates the viewpoints of "two childhood friends, mutation... Read more
3-color comic spin-off of the artist's previous work, the Hound and the Musch, it contains the dream sequence of the titular dog, adapted from the Grimm Brothers fable, The Sparrow and the Dog. P... Read more
3-color experimental comix contains "sequences of juxtaposed drawings, shapes, and colors capturing the internal evolution of a culturally transcendent supermodel–from confused adolescence, to je... Read more