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.
"Trax (1981-1987) was an 80s label founded by Piermario Ciani, Vittore Baroni and Massimo Giacon from Spirocheta Pergoli. It was an open networking project that connected over 500 artists and mus... Read more
A fictitious conversation between the artist and the poet Paul Celan. In two parts, French and German, bound together back-to-back. Library has no. 50 in a limited edition of 55, signed by the artist.... Read more
A story book for children, illustrated by Clement Hurd. Book is die-cut into a circular shape, and is housed with a smaller, square book "The World is Not Flat," in a cardboard box. The squa... Read more
A collection of love letters between Jules Dykeman and Ben Rosenbloom from 1906-08. By using lover letters between two young men the book documents a flourishing gay culture in the early twentieth cen... Read more
Rubber stamping to instruct the viewer on how to use the tiny light bulb on a string "in case of emergency." Plastic box containing 1 instruction sheet, 1 light bulb and thread. Limited edit... Read more