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.
"This publication offers architects, urban planners and general readers interested in city design and growth a novel approach, a mapping tool that creates a framework for understanding the contin... Read more
The images were extracted or recycled from Spinatsch’s first Book “Brand New Animals.”; In 31 reproductions, the work combines two of the artist’s series, “Sleep” and “Portraits at the Traffic Light,”... Read more
Library has 94/150.; Titled after Alfred Kazin's classic book on New York, A Walker in the City takes the form of a concise visual diary, the result of wandering city streets.; Each page is split... Read more
The alternative community Auroville was founded 1968 in Southeast India by French philosopher Mira Alfassa to “make a new society...where people come and try to discover their inner being.”; Photo col... Read more
The book documents a spontaneous one-day trip to the lake of Zurich.; “Like Ernest Hemingway’s Man and the Sea waiting for the big fish to appear, Steinbrecher, on a steamboat for hours, was hoping fo... Read more