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.
Catalog of work by Shozo Shimamoto, including photographic documentation of early paintings, installations and performances. Includes essays and articles written by the artist about the Japanese Avant... Read more
Il Giuoco Dei 10 Nomi (The Game of 10 Names) documents a conceptual art performance of the same name held in Bologna in the Spring of 1985 in which Chiari invited the public to write a list of ten nam... Read more
Winner of the 2014 Fred A. Hillbruner Artists' Book Fellowship Competition. Plato, the Republic is a representation of the artists' own annotations and marginalia, with the original source t... Read more
What do black holes, distant galaxies, solar systems, nebulae and supernovas look like when seen in the negative, suddenly devoid of the color black? Mesmerizing, abstract, strangely familiar and yet... Read more
"42 multiples." Twelve stories translated in and out of eighteen languages by 61 authors. Texts in English, Dutch, French, Swedish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Spanish, Urdu, Hebrew, Itali... Read more
'Black-and-white yellow red black: a chromatic adventure' features white stills taken from a film of the same name (92 minutes, color, 2009). The images span three continents; following a co... Read more