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.
54 playing cards, housed in cardboard box. "Each suit in this pack of cards has been taken from a different deck hand-made by criminals in Soviet prisons during the 1980s. Their unique designs we... Read more
A photobook by photographer Jan Mammey, as she produces each photograph a picture within the picture, focusing on street photography, architecture, and urban environments.; Includes an essay by Carste... Read more
Photobook, wrapped with brown cover, opens up to Daniel Shea's photography, with texts by Walter Been Michael. The title of the book refers to one specific building in Long Island City (the artis... Read more
Photographs shot by an unknown Shanghai University student in the early ’80s, these portraits are of unknown individuals, manipulated by the artist Kensuke Koike. It's a three-volume series,... Read more
"Swatch booklet chronicling the rise and fall of the fur empire, where the typography and fur become more luxurious and then more generic, symbolizing the fall due to animal activism. The text of... Read more
30 image cards, housed in wood enclosure, held in a knotted embroidered napkin. "The Pothi Box is an unbound book of thirty image cards held together in a wooden structure. The box is meant to be... Read more
Xerox copy of the complete Kaftra writings (1971), which was digitally scanned, reversed, and rebounded as the original mirror image of its self.; Book was produced for SAIC Deep Storage Class in 2004...
"Photos: São Paulo metro line [2013-15] and Contact Improvisation dance "--From Colophon.; Single sheet in accordion-fold format attached to front board. Book contributors are: photog... Read more
A publication from the Kiyoji Otsuji Photography Archive, includes prints and nearly all the existing negatives made by Otsuji documenting The 10th International Art Exhibition of Japan (Tokyo Biennal... Read more