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Artists' Books by Women: Secondary Sources

Other Artists' Book Collections

Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY) is the world’s largest repository, with over 10,000 artists’ books and is home to the Franklin Furnace Archive, an avant-garde art organization.

National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, DC) has a collection of about 650 artists’ books.  They actively collect works by women book artists, and have an annual exhibition series. 

University of Delaware Special Collections Library

University of California at Los Angeles

Yale University Arts of the Book Collection

Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- Sloane Art Library 

University of Washington Book Arts Collection

Washington DC-Area Collections

Other notable collections

Book + Art Exhibit

Book + Art: Artists' Books from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture


In 2010, the Sallie Bingham Center mounted an exhibit as part of a semester-long series of programs in collaboration with UNC Chapel Hill's Sloane Art Library to celebrate artists' books. Many items from the display are featured in this online version of the exhibit.