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.
" ... explores memory, the longing for love, and sexuality in the specter of AIDS in Memories That Smell Like Gasoline. Memory drawings, ten cartoon/comic narratives; ink paintings of 3rd Avenue... Read more
"...described a long distance relationship I was having with a girlfriend at that time who lived in New York City. The pamphlet bound book contained photographs, text and personal letters that we... Read more
Dave Whitman has been homeless for seven years. He was asked to record his own stories as a homeless in the city of Chicago. Many stories are about hostility Dave has encountered from security guards,... Read more