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 map acts as a survival map from a speculated future, intended to guide unknown survivors of any number of potential disaster scenarios in which food is scarce. This map relies on the [viewe... Read more
Slip and tab closure. Seven plates depict views of nebula in the night sky, in an attempt to position the beauty of destructive and formative aspects of the universe against a 'gravitational coll... Read more
Series of risograph posters by Kione Kochi and Temporary Services that "explores and celebrates the power and potential of self-publishing. These posters were first exhibited at the 2015 NY Art B... Read more
"A mail art project that arrives as five different postcards in succession. The recipient also receives a special envelope and small poster. The work draws connections between the Midwest of the... Read more
Double gatefolded. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) faculty Lisa Norton's sabbatical work in China; folded flyer documents the artist's public sculpture under the same title... Read more