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.
This work of drawn illustrations mimics the format of a sticker book. Stickers placed in two wax paper pockets mounted onto verso of back cover. The book housed in paper wrapper with ceramic seal. Edi... Read more
"During the 1990's the drive toward prison reform reversed. Prison libraries were closed, chain gangs and striped uniforms came back, and prison populations increased. The book is bound in s... Read more
"The Sixth Amendment, guaranteeing a speedy and public trial, is illustrated by a black glove, daubed with red paint, that is glued to a copy of Jeffrey Toobin's best seller The Run of His L... Read more
A reliquary containing a burned copy of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses. The box is book-shaped and ornamented in arabesque style with three panes of stained glass covering the openings; ink-jet... Read more