CalArts Artist Book Collection Contains representative images of over 1,700 books from the CalArts Artist Book Collection. Artist books include, but are not limited to, handmade books; small independent and fine press books; books designed and created by artists including CalArts students, alumni and faculty; as well as graphic novels and comics. The collection contains many books created by conceptual, Fluxus, and feminist artists during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
CalArts Tiny Press Practices Collection Literary Citizenship: Tiny Press Practices was a class offered in Critical Studies from 2010 to 2016 that involved hands-on exploration of contemporary, autonomous, small, and micro-press practices as they relate to a poetics of community accountability. Each participant in the class created a text-based object using various techniques related to bookmaking. The Library received one copy of each student's work. This digital collection contains representative images of each book object that was donated.
CalArts Archives Womanhouse Collection Womanhouse (January 30 – February 28, 1972) was a feminist art installation and performance space organized by Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro, co-founders of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Feminist Art Program. Images in this collection include slides, publications, documents, and ephemera related to Womanhouse that are contained in the CalArts Archives Feminist Art Materials Collection.