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.
"Hand typed study of imparted paradigms, of Aryan Nation numerology, and related Old Testament memory verses printed on Arches and handmade papers made of reclaimed bed linens, collected door to... Read more
Thank you for reading this book (which you have just done). Searching for, discovering while browsing or by chance the catalogue entry for Cataphote is to have read Cataphote. Accessing the catalogue... Read more
A scroll, 600 feet in length and 3 feet wide, containing over 14,000 images, applied mainly by solvent transfer. The artist worked in 20 foot sections, to achieve what he calls an "automatic imag... Read more
Quadratic Studies is an LP and optical score by Michael Milano, produced for Threewalls' Community Supported Art (CSA) program in an edition of 40. The work includes one clear plexi 10" reco... Read more
"This book is the result of an ongoing exploration of how ideas are passed on, of how things are changed through translation or reproduction, and how things are lost along the way."--Taken f... Read more
Liquid Diet Vol. 1 is collaboration between two artists working in different mediums, Anthony Renda's visual art (offset prints) and Andy Enoch Wong's poetry and creative writing. ; Cover an... Read more
GATHER collects a series of drawings of nets by Grand Rapids-based printmaker Todd Freeman. These deceptively simple pen and ink drawings are a careful examination of the formal qualities of industria... Read more