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.
"An experimental romance about the conquest of Mexico. 80 pages of text with 16 illustrations hand-printed on full colour stencil press at Knust/Extrapool in Holland. Covers printed on birds nest... Read more
An insatiable desire to eat bugs suddenly becomes low priority when the narrator begins to have disturbing thoughts and trouble staying in touch with reality. Themes include handwriting, loss of sanit... Read more
"[NYCS Weekly Breeder] started by Ken Friedman from Fluxus West, it was originally a single-sheet weekly publication that was intended as a means of maintaining contact with other artists. Friedm... Read more
Black-and-white illustrations by Basil Beattie, with text by Mel Gooding. "Blocks was published in 1991 by EMH Arts and The Dinosaur Press to record Drawing on the Interior, a manifestation of Ba... Read more
"This book is a collection of photographs, journal entries, and stories which all realize the theme of sensations. The artist develops a structured display of different art forms and the interrel... Read more