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.
Conceived as a collection of various exhibition catalogs, this book portrays the artists-run space Deborah Bowmann founded in Brussels. Compiled by Émilie Ferrat, with help from artists' team and... Read more
This book consists of pressed wool felt pages and needle felt illustrations done in the manner of a continuous line drawing. From the artist: "This book is based upon two axioms. Axiom 1: there i... Read more
Collaborative work by Melanie Teresa Bohrer and Pablo Vindel, consisting of five handmade abaca, kitakata, and animal intestine papers, stitched with cotton suture and housed in wool felt cover with n... Read more
Laser-etched into the front and back covers is a story about the artist and her friend, Jessica, about learning to cut and hand-sew a quilt in the fifth grade with the assistance of Jessica's mot... Read more
Artist's book knitted by cotton and acrylic threads. Text in Korean. Short sentence fragments are embroidered onto knitted pages, all recalling the psychological distress brought on by a traumati... Read more
Mail art project in response to Art Strike 1990-1993, organized and executed by Géza Perneczky.; Contains works about refocusing and redefining the shifting definition of artists and art in relation t... Read more
"Strategic questions...is an ongoing project to develop 40 projects in response to 40 questions written by R. Buckminster Fuller."; This piece addresses question #25: What is industry? Recta... Read more