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Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

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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 over twelve 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.

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103.47
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This work presents xeroxed covers of thrift-store found hardcover books from the artists' personal library. Part of the artist's...

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102.69
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A series of color photographs documenting every Sunday's eaten meals for six months. The empty plates, seed pits, fruit rinds and coffee...

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105.74
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Artist's book with gatefold cover, overlapped pages across each other like exploring tongues, texts bearing on step-by-step instructions of...

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106.21
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Extinct Entities is a project that explores the various histories of Chicago-based art spaces and collectives that no longer exist, engaging...

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106.04
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From the author: "TOUCH is an autobiographical comic on dealing with sensory processing issues as a child. The cover is made with a material...

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102.48 (Storage)
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"Labyrinth is a 44 page montage work created with die-cut elements which can be folded inwards and outwards. It provides the reader with a...

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Author: Ngo, Huong
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109.49
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A catalog of escape pods, protective clothing, and suits that the artist used in performances and video between the years 2004-2006...

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110.20
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In preparation is published monthly by the SAIC writing program. Description based on February issue, 2009.