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 folded book contains multiple depictions of gingerbread men coupled with explanations of Gingerbread Day. The contents are protected by marbled boards. A plastic icon of a gingerbread man is glue... Read more
Produced by Matthew Coleman and Brian T. Leahy. Limited edition flyer from a one-night performative installation that took place as part of 2nd Floor Rear, Chicago, IL. It was distributed as the curat... Read more
This book consists of pressed wool felt pages and needle felt illustrations done in the manner of a continuous line drawing. From the artist: "This book is based upon two axioms. Axiom 1: there i... Read more
The recording was originally released in 1981 and incorporates prayers spoken by over four dozen ministers, in over two dozen languages, into duets, quintets, choruses and successive solos that are ul... Read more