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.
Exhibition catalog for "Stamps and other Residue" at Stamp Art Gallery in San Francisco, organized by Picasso Gaglione (real name is Bill Gaglione). The book features imprints from rubber st... Read more
'UFO Presences' explores the places where UFO sightings have taken place across America: in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and of course the infamous Area 51, along South Central Ne... Read more
Articles and images repurposed from fakir Hussain Saga's archive.; This is the first publication in a series highlighting different artists throughout Pakistani culture that challenged and change... Read more
The artist comprised the book into both essay-form and diary viewpoints of a relationship between father and daughter. "Sable Elyse Smith considers playgrounds and landscapes as they relate speci... Read more
The Basement Archive is a collection of film stills, exploring the space of the basement. The artist is a native of Los Angeles, where basements are uncommon in homes, but are a commonplace in movies.... Read more
“An illustrated essay exploring the corporeal realities of our graphic-centric times and posing questions towards the future."--From the artists.; The essay navigates the relationship between hum... Read more