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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.
Folded poster with a short story about an African-American boy at school (told with illustrations in the simplified style of children's book or coloring book), along with an essay about the legac... Read more
Collection of poetry and short stories, with an envelope of loose pages and ephemera mounted on one page. It includes a book of small stickers, a bumper sticker, 3 loose pages of poems, a transit map,... Read more
Catalog of a traveling exhibition of self-portraits, organized by Kwak Duck Jun. Participating galleries included Art Core Gallery, Osaka Prefectural Gallery, Gallery West Beth, Kagawa Prefectural Cul... Read more
Publication documenting the first part of a two-part project in which the artist documented nature through site-specific photography and sound recordings. Part One was created 1973, with the intention... Read more