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.
"Starting with a passage from Gottlob Frege, Craig Dworkin replaced each of the words in Frege’s sentence with its dictionary definition. He then replaced each of the words in that new sentence w... Read more
"In War Primer 2, Brecht’s pithy poems and choice of 20th-century images – bombed-out cities and battlefronts, Hitler and his henchmen, and wounded soldiers and refugees, among them – take on new... Read more
This book contains over eighty photographs of the Second World War, each with a four line poem by Brecht written as the events unrolled. This is the first publication in English of a major work by Bre... Read more
Tacky Little Pamphlets consists of seven single sheets folded twice to form a single signature. Contributing artists include: Thomas M. Cassidy and McMurtagh. The pamphlets focus on experimental poetr...
"The fall 2018 pamphlet is all about the urban environment, rewilding, and the nature/culture divide. How do we build cities that work for people and animals? What happens when you reintroduce pr... Read more
Short, humorous collection of comic strips about two brothers and the city of Baltimore. Some strips originally appeared in the Baltimore/Washington, DC area editions of City Paper. Signed by the arti... Read more