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.
"An international artistic research project initiated by the Østfold University College/Norwegian Theatre Academy, Norway in cooperation with York St John University, UK, Muthesius Academy of Fin... Read more
From Aspen Magazine box series, (volume 1, number 1), contains 1 brochure, 6 booklets, 3 loose-leaf sheets, and 1 translucent record. Co-designers of the first issue of Aspen Magazine are: George Lois... Read more
A box of 64 tarot cards, set up as a game of telling the future. "It is a divinatory method that provides a playful sense of the attempt to resolve more or less serious but always complex issues,... Read more
A 18th century novel by Laurence Sterne, re-imaged by Visual Editions.; Includes vol. 1 to vol. 9, originally published from 1760 to 1767. "When we briefed design studio, A Practice for Everyday... Read more
"In the vanishingly short period of time video rental stores were a part of the cultural landscape, thousands of mom-and-pop shops codified a surprisingly unified visual identity. VIDEOLAND colle... Read more
54 playing cards, housed in cardboard box. "Each suit in this pack of cards has been taken from a different deck hand-made by criminals in Soviet prisons during the 1980s. Their unique designs we... Read more
Jan Mammey’s Mise en Abyme looks at how a photographer looks. As the title suggests, each picture has a picture within the picture, in fact an image, or several, pinned up in the artist’s studio and d... Read more