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.
A book records the life and time of Helen Frango Cossolias, a child of a Greek fisherman and a housewife. The text includes a first person account of life growing up in a small town on the coast of Mo... Read more
Consists of colored etchings shaped like triangular stamps, mounted on double-leaved pages of heavy, handmade paper. There are 2 pop-up panels. Etchings numbered in ink with their positions in the edi... Read more
Walter Gutman, a stock market analyst, writer, artist and avant-garde film maker, created the compilation book "The Gutman Letter," in order to explore various aspects of his personal, profe... Read more
"An exploration of the physical presences of things now past." Inked finger prints record the handling of the paper which is embossed with old standing types (indexes, schedules, obituaries)... Read more
"A book Travel Guide is a collection of drawings, photographs and texts that are guides for small personal experiences. It is showing the places with inconspicuous, interesting details that have... Read more