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.
“It Looks Like This” is a collaborative art book made by Mike Taylor and Eliot Greenwald. In the book are 5 objective descriptions by Mike Taylor of 5 cassette tape covers and the corresponding drawn... Read more
"Plant-oriented diagrams/comics with each successive page growing by 4 panels. Comics made from life drawings, icons, and surreal forms formatted into a pictograph of elementX X elementY (such as... Read more
This zine is a collection of photographed stickers located in Logan Square, Chicago.; "Maria and Jessica Tapia were enchanted by the stickers on poles and other city structures. Some of the stick... Read more
A full-color zine, "this little book is a love letter to the erotic Euro-horror films of the 1970s and early ’80s, with special affection for the work of fantasist supreme Jean Rollin ~ and, in p... Read more
Two books, side by side, folded into one brochure-style artist book.; "A visual song cycle (or double album!), sung by a hummingbird, addressing a candle, eavesdropped on by the moon. Two attache... Read more