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.
"This then is a catalog of work done during 1984-86 while considering that premise. The work also intends to take into account relevant social issues, hopefully without becoming identified with p... Read more
"Blueberry Surprise consists of one continuous text of 45,000 words transcribed from the written conversations that Joseph Grigely has been collecting over the last ten years."--MCA Chicago.... Read more
"This book was created in 1999 as the world faced the impending Y2K crisis. As the media warned of the chaos to be caused by the turn of the century and digital technologies' inability to ad... Read more
Rubber stamping to instruct the viewer on how to use the tiny light bulb on a string "in case of emergency." Plastic box containing 1 instruction sheet, 1 light bulb and thread. Limited edit... Read more
This book "presents a collage of texts and images including: an extraction of all of the sentences from Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep that refer to (frequently otherwise unnamed) women by... Read more
Collection of 12 mini-books housed in a white portfolio case. Photographs feature images from Rio, including various scenes around the city to create a sense of place and culture. The titles of each v... Read more
"The images within this book are loose visualizations of the tactile interaction between fingers and screens. They are digital in its original sense of relating to the fingers. Swiping, tapping,... Read more