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 is a collection of aggressive comments I have received over the years. I turn them into images along with texts in one page. I would like to show these difficulties in life I am... Read more
Pages bound by a single metal ring in upper left corner. Front and back sheets are laminated. Text fragments are overlaid on photographs of water, making some words appear to be floating and dissolvin... Read more
Cardboard wrapper made from a pizza box, held together with shoe lace. Contains two folded sheets, containing text and diagrams; four postcard - size photographs taped to them with blue plastic tape.... Read more
The Emperor's Back, meant figuratively and literally, began as a response to the refusal of President Trump to accept reality, as well as the inability of his sycophants to straighten him out. Hi... Read more
A comic zine in collaboration between Times-Up, an environmental non-profit, and New York based cartoonist & punk singer Fly. The zine focuses on Times-Up's activism in the arena of nonpollut... Read more
Memoir of "Lori Adorable" concerning her life as a sex worker and New York City college student. Includes nude photography of and by the author.; Photo credits and index can be found on the... Read more
"We Will Remain collects short stories about place and how places affect our lives. A young boy meets an accomplished swimmer at the pool who tells him a story. Four novelists describe the world... Read more