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.
Vile magazine was published between 1974 and 1983 by the mail artists Anna Banana and Bill Gaglione. The inside contents featured an array of works from mail artists in different countries, texts and... Read more
"These are messages from beyond. For some reason, about ten years ago I began to receive messages from dead men about their perceptions of the afterlife. From them I have determined that the Grea... Read more
"This book is comprised of large woodcuts of water imagery. Carving wood became a key component. Material was a consideration, as wood is a primary element in constructing a house. Spending the t... Read more
"A complete redaction of NASA’s 1976 Graphic Standards Manual; a brand book for the void, printed black on black paper, Coptic bound, and stored in a clear plastic envelope with the title on a gl... Read more
An excerpt from the novel “Mammother,” printed before the full novel was available. The full version came out September 2017. The excerpt has black-and-white text, with minimal color and illustrations... Read more