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 mail art collection consists of 26 zines, each based on a letter of the alphabet. Each zine was produced in an edition of 150 and published quarterly. The topic for consecutive issues is announce... Read more
Card game with cards typed on a manual typewriter, photocopied onto cardstock. "A packaged card game about Art and Life. Rules are included, but purchasers are encouraged to vary them. Two player... Read more
Printed on vellum with text about architecture, cities, and space overlaid on architecture-themed drawings.; Work includes themes of imagination and reality.; Published in 2001.; Signed and dated by t... Read more
"Attache is three booklets inserted into a gray, rubber stamped envelope (19 x 27 cm). Part one, At-a-boy Attache is meant to be a bomb in the leather club chair, a brownish-golden parachute for... Read more
Three hand-bound chapbooks of poetry held together by twine. Includes work by Ben Clark, Stevie Edwards, and Josh Gaines. "Books and poems were designed to be read in front of a variety of audien... Read more
'The Unclosable Closure' is a mail art project developed over the course of four months. This work is a collaboration between Kris Allen and her ex-boyfriend Jon Brown. Letters and objects w... Read more
A series of works documenting the yearly FLUXFEST happenings. Library has materials from 2011 (Fort Worth, Chicago, New York City) and 2012 (Chicago). This box was assembled in an edition of 12. Colle... Read more