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.
Quarterly, illustrated art periodical that includes essays and interviews. This magazine gave voice and space to artists, particularly from the late 1970s and early 1980s downtown New York art scene.... Read more
A quick book on "a dead-end philosophical programme and perform one of its central operations upon an anachronistic imaging technology. The photograph shall be understood through an eidetic reduc... Read more
Collection of writings on the theme capitalism with color photographs dispersed throughout the text. "This is the counsel of spent, asking how far we must be pushed as a species, as a planet, and... Read more
Book created by students in the Summer 2018 Flexible Art Worlds class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The book serves as a record of the classes' process of examining, cultivating,... Read more
Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, Illinois, June 28, 2018-January 6, 2019 ; La Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, March-August... Read more
Catalog for "New World (Dis)Order" a traveling exhibition organized by the Northern California Council of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The exhibition showed work with identity a... Read more
Book published for the United States Pavilion exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale, May 16 through November 25, 2018. Co-commissioned by the School of the Art Institute and the University of... Read more