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.
Two books based on Amnesty International reports on civilian atrocities carried out in Saydnaya Prison in Damascus, Syria. Book 1: "Red Building, White Building, Execution Door" are images d... Read more
"The accordion structure opens to reveal peaceful nature images paired with Brecht's frustration words before the seemingly unstoppable advance of wrongdoing in the society of his times. As... Read more
"This accordion book combines an array of black and white photographs with a 15th century Spanish ballad. Both words and imagery concern themselves with the immense pain and tiny joys of imprison... Read more
A book of portraits and descriptions of people important to the artist. “The portraits in this book are not only some personal memories, but also a discussion of the nature of portraiture, the relatio... Read more
“The Coming Envelope is BookThug Press’s (Toronto) semiannual publication of experimental prose, edited and designed by Malcolm Sutton."--From Art Metropole’s website.; Six issues of short narrat... Read more
Comprised of two volumes, it's a catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Apr. 25-June 7, 1998, at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, June 16-Aug. 2, 1998, a... Read more
"3am-Invisible is a collection of large sized collages constructed by Karl Noyes over a two year period. The collection is sometimes humorous and many times surreal and extracted from the subcons... Read more