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.
"A photograph taken in the twenties about the escape of a patient from a maximum security mental hospital made me think about mothers and childhood bedrooms that make us desire the outside, which... Read more
"By combining and remixing graphic vocabularies from a range of sources, his work makes strong social commentary on iconography, language, and historical and contemporary symbolism." -- P. [... Read more
A visual account of the repetition of daily routines. Board book with images printed on one side of a continuous strip, 13 x 82 cm., folded accordion style to 13 x 11 cm. Library's copy edition o... Read more
Consisting of folio cover and fourteen color photographic plates.; Incorporating title sheet; twelve artists' pages; and colophon page.; A cut-out window on folio cover revealing image of three b... Read more