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.
An unbound artist book, using black elastic bands to keep folded pages attached to book. Each sheet is folded with a photograph on one side and text on the other.; "As an attempt at self reflecti... Read more
A photo book about a first relationship that was thought to last forever. Features documentation of a long-distance relationship enduring hurt, happiness, and uncertainty through social media screensh... Read more
One large drawing by the artist, is equally chopped into the same size page, and formed into an artist book.; Drawing is made out of 22" x 30" printmaking paper and features color pencil dra... Read more
Collage-style art therapy, with news clippings and scholarly texts.; "This artist publication analyzes art therapy's location within a U.S. based sociopolitical context. By juxtaposing schol... Read more
A handbook and photobook on how to be a sibling to others who do not have one. "I was born under China's one-child policy. Growing up alone is a special experience to me. While I get to rece... Read more
A comic book zine, text and illustrations by Jialing Sun. The artist "picked some meaningful metaphors from folk tales to create this story, which is about how a little girl grows and makes choic... Read more