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.
"Starting with a passage from Gottlob Frege, Craig Dworkin replaced each of the words in Frege’s sentence with its dictionary definition. He then replaced each of the words in that new sentence w... Read more
"In War Primer 2, Brecht’s pithy poems and choice of 20th-century images – bombed-out cities and battlefronts, Hitler and his henchmen, and wounded soldiers and refugees, among them – take on new... Read more
This book contains over eighty photographs of the Second World War, each with a four line poem by Brecht written as the events unrolled. This is the first publication in English of a major work by Bre... Read more
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... Read more
A book of portraits and descriptions of people important to the artist. “The portraits in this book are not only some personal memories, but also a discussion of the nature of portraiture, the relatio... Read more
“The Coming Envelope is BookThug Press’s (Toronto) semiannual publication of experimental prose, edited and designed by Malcolm Sutton."--From Art Metropole’s website.; Six issues of short narrat... Read more
Comprised of two volumes, it's a catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Apr. 25-June 7, 1998, at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, June 16-Aug. 2, 1998, a... Read more