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.
Taste Our Voodoo documents the creative partnership between American songstress, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch and French experimental sound artist and turntablist Philippe Petit across a doubl... Read more
A collection of zines on creative content: "Each Básico is conformed by no more than 24 xerox-printed pages in grayscale (with an exceptional colored spread) binded with loop staples for further... Read more
An envelope containing various materials contributed by Francis Brown, Mary Winder Baker, Susan Wick.Yoshio Kusaba, Debra Rapoport, Bruce Fier, Ann Flanagan, Antoinette Azevedo, Lana Fisher, Wendy Dal... Read more
Consists of title leaf, 7 leaves of text and colophon leaf in black 3-ring binder. Text is stamped in red and black and is as follows: "Warning If this note is not printed in red, this artwork is... Read more
"This work could be described as both a pataphysical bookwork and Wittgensteins legacy. I attack the physical conventions of standard book form. The text/images (graphemes) were created by cuttin... Read more
This correspondence piece is a letter from Drew Mattot to Elisabeth Howland. Includes a gold and silver ring. Illustrations are relief wood cut, and the writing is pen and pastel. Pamphlet with a cove... Read more
This mixed-media book contrasts a real estate description with the harsh reality of homelessness in the East Village of New York City. The book contains a stamp, a baggie with a cigarette butt and a r... Read more