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.
"A collection of non-fiction short stories written in the sierras of Córdoba, Argentina in 2000 and 2001. El Trueque is the practice of bartering in Argentina. At the time this book was written,... Read more
"With this project, Alatalo has resituated her earlier work A Rearranged Affair, a re-collation of a series of romance novels, with renewed attention to the literary possibilities and revelations... Read more
"He’s got a gun! acts as a photographic roster of everyday objects that the police have mistaken for deadly weapons along with the name of the man shot down for possessing them. These objects, in... Read more
"The Chicago AlphaTrash Book was compiled and printed at the Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts by the Book as Image class, February, 1995 under the direction of Caren Heft. The type is mos... Read more
This book was a collaborative effort among the various diners at the porch table during Penland's first summer session 1998. Everything was picked, pulled, enameled, beaten, set, shot, woven, pri... Read more
Bound in handmade paper wrapper, paper label affixed to front.; "An edition of one hundred copies for the Wells College Book Arts Center & an edition of fifty lettered copies for the author... Read more