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.
"Tel_ is an archive. Kamau Amu Patton's project is an examination of history (memory) considered as layers, strata, residue. Tel_ is an open document, a conversation, a dialogic construct.... Read more
"Mai Tai is an artist book of research and drawings by Rachelle Reichert, whose work often draws from satellite imagery of the graphite mining industry. The book travels through Reichert's i... Read more
"Kentifrications: Convergent Truth(s) and Realities is a multi-part publication: a catalogue from Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle's 2018 exhibition at the Weingart Gallery at Occidental College; This r... Read more
The Basement Archive is a collection of film stills, exploring the space of the basement. The artist is a native of Los Angeles, where basements are uncommon in homes, but are a commonplace in movies.... Read more