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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.
“The first collaboration of two publishing houses: Lugemik and Knock! Knock! Books that gives insight to the world of fictional publishing. Included are notes on a Danish anthropologist’s first visit... Read more
Two separate books in printed plastic sleeve, one volume exclusively with images, the other with accompanying text, some of it as first-person, almost diary-like captions to the photographs.; Texts by... Read more
Consists of two separate pamphlets and a postcard.; Penjet uses the movement of the print head to draw with an attached pen and shows the handwriting of the machine, some examples are fine and straigh... Read more
"One fold-out page per artist. The book explores “the various sides of photographic failure, non-successes, defeats. On the one hand, it delves into an inability of photography to accurately repl... Read more
"The book documents ten of the artist’s projects which deal with space, awareness of space and the border between the second and the third dimension. Vahtra is interested in how a space, either p... Read more