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 project encouraged visual and experimental artists to submit 100 works. 40 artists were put together in one issue, each artist receiving a copy of the magazine. Uni/vers (;) transmitted mess... Read more
Initially published in 2014 as a fanzine, the book documents the Dolomites, a mountain range in northeastern Italy, originally known as “the pale mountains.” Going from page to page mimics a walk alon... Read more
Text in German.; "Heimat is a German word that describes a feeling of belonging to a local, social, cultural, and geographical context.; A discipline taught as Heimatkunde in German-speaking elem... Read more
Library has 112/300.; signed by the artists.; Designed by Teresa Piardi, interview by Chiara Bardelli Nonino and Alessia Glaviano, text by Francesca Alfano Miglietti. Published in conjunction with an... Read more
"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
“The story wends through the streets as traversed by a border-worker. A passage that describes the relationship between territory and working reality, beyond a merely occupational context. It’s a jour... Read more