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.
Book of overlapping abstract illustrations on vellum. The path of lines changes as each page is turned. "This book is an abstract self-reflection . In thinking about the decisions and choices tha... Read more
18 different types of people in the playing field of life: the average, the blessed, the collectors, the drifters, the enemies, the haunted, the historian, the losers, the lovers, the mother and fathe... Read more
"This is about the creation myth of Korea, also called Dangun Myth. All illustrations are created by me. Korean traditional patterns, paper textures, and symbols are used to emphasize the Korean... Read more
“A catalogue of all of the objects in (Alatalo’s) suitcase that were made in China, accompanied by the texts that were either imprinted on, molded into, or attached by label to the objects. The simple... Read more
"A series of poems from life within the chaos of Argentina. As my vegetable garden grows, I watch inside and I watch outside and these are the words found in my sierra town, in the day, in this c... Read more
Poetry by Louanne Ponder, and illustrations; pictures by P. Michael Grego (Ono) and Carlos Jiminez.; Book is Japanese stab bound with silver thread. Three plastic figurines of ballerinas are wrapped i... Read more
Experimental romance about the conquest of Mexico. 80 pages of text with 16 illustrations, hand-printed on full-color stencil press at Knust/Extrapool in Holland. Covers printed on birds nest paper im... Read more