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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.
"Burnt Book is dedicated to the memory of the uncountable codices burned by Friar Diego de Landa, in Mani, Yucatán in June 1562, as part of a series of autos-da-fé carried out under his orders. .... Read more
"On each page, I have superimposed an image relating to a subject that seemed important to Mary Hambidge over an image of a female figure. The text is excerpted from that which accompanied these... Read more
With 25 different stamps attached to the inside front cover; each page consists of a large space designed to hold one of the stamps - 'place stamp here' - plus a short caption. Vignettes on... Read more
The artist book, in accordion folded style, consists of the flags of 96 nations represented at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. In collaboration with The Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games... Read more