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 artist invites the viewer to read her short stories and pass judgment on each character by choosing, and using, the appropriate stamp provided with the work. Emily Reiser adds, "I wanted each... Read more
"Inspired by Letraset transfer pictograms, SUCH IS LIFE... has been hand printed by the author in an edition of three hundred and twenty copies, of which twenty, numbered I to XX and signed, on B... Read more
In this book, the artist depicts five martyrs through the creation of highly-realistic lithographs. Each lithograph is pasted on a leaf and followed by a description of the circumstances that led to t... Read more
"Written and designed by the artist in his concern for the photographic myth and the frailty of photographic fact, with eight colour photographs tipped into the pages and hand-written text in off... Read more
Accordion folded strip printed one side and attached its end to back cover. Design, text, printing by K. Richard Mueller. Bound by Siegfried R. Kohler. Library has no. 12 in an edition of 100, signed... Read more
Poem by James Kirkup with eight lithographed and etched images prints by Birgit Skiöld.; This book is number 185 of a signed edition of 200 books with 20 Artist's Proof copies, five H.C. and 10 r... Read more
Set lacks collective title and numbering ; title from slip case ; imprints varies for each booklet. Each booklet consists of 1 sheet (59 x 42 cm.) folded to 21 x 15 cm. and stapled to the inside the b... Read more