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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.
The artist continues her work in food and family stories by presenting a box lunch assemblage of objects. Intended to be experienced by touch and not sight, the artist includes a sleep mask, written i... Read more
Five white cards printed only in braille that slide neatly into a white CD pamphlet case. The text on each card is centered. No translation is given. Printed by Heavy Books in Oslo, Norway, 2014.; The... Read more
Hardcore painting (Hardcore malerei) originated from American Pop Art and relates to the themes of modern advertising repertoire.; This book, in collaboration with Wayne Thiebaud, contains pages and c... Read more
Pyramid shaped plastic design (6 x 6 x 6 cm.) mounted on top of triangular box.; A juried project by a group of artists and calligraphers including Margaret Ahrens Sahlstrand, Deborah Howe, Joellen Ka... Read more
A juried collectino of alphabet designs by prominent artists and calligraphers including Timothy Botts, Lois Gordon, Lisa Groppe, Deborah Howe, Mike Kecseg, Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Heather Mark &... Read more
A collaborative project of artists, bookbinders, calligraphers, papermakers, printmakers and book artists including Robert Borja, Tim Botts, Lesa Dowd, Timothy C. Ely, Mary Florence Forsythe, Ellen Gl... Read more