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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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105.42
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Images by Bea Nettles; creation story written by the artist's sister at the age of 13. Edition of 200. Velvet cover. Work includes screen...

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104.14 (Storage)
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"These flash cards are to be used as any other educational tool. designed for the growing mind of our future leaders"--By the artist.; 12...

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Author: Ciro, Marcia
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105.12
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The artist uses map-like images, charts, and graphs to explore her inner emotional landscape, trying to make sense of the language which so...

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Author: Frank, Edwin
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105.31
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Printed on a single leaf, folded accordion-style (13 x 13 cm.) with velcro closure; issued in blue silk-screened felt pouch. Edition of 300...

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109.62
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Multi-landscape is a publication project in cooperation between Chen Shaoxiong and Vitamin Creative Space.; 1 sheet with chronology of...

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Author: Ngo, Huong
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109.41 (Storage)
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Seven pieces of ephemera housed in a zip-lock bag, meant to enable survival in hostile environments, including gummy bears.; Artist signed...

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109.46
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"On a day in April 2006, four young men - Cao Fei, Ah Long,TOKILL and Fang Zheng were walking on the way to Yunnan province. Initially, Cao...

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113.45
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Hand-crafted, illustrated book of poetry by Rene Coyra.; The book uses recycled and industrial papers of different colors, textures and...

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111.32
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E-books on floppy disks with a letterpress covers housed in stitched cloth sleeves. Series includes: "The Lost Lost Poems" by Kallie...

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115.62
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Assembling magazine. A collection of 29 ephemera in various sizes. Edited by M. B. Corbett. Issued in plastic sleeve.

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118.35
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"A miniaturized one-person exhibition of ten neo-conceptual language works." Printed on separate cards, signed and dated by the artist...

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Author: Ahern, Maura
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116.74
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Cloth envelope containing printed cards with patterns and drawings about ornamentation.

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117.36
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Silk-screened tote bag distributed to hold the Nothing Moments book series.

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12.35
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"From the ashes of confusion rises the phoenix of uncertainty. An experimental rewriting of the Western philosophical and political...

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122.79
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"This document contains 547 digitized five-second samples of found audiocassette tape gathered in Humboldt Park in Chicago, IL between 1998...

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Author: Kern, Kate
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122.82
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"It functions as a puzzle in response to the Question: "How does Mother spend her day?" flip and fold (backwards and forwards) the outer 12...

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120.01
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Book and audio cassette housed in plastic envelope.

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121.49
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An cassette/magazine featuring music by Einsturzende Neubauten, Die Todliche Doris, Sprung Aus Den Wolken, etc. Also containing interviews...

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121.80
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16 postcards featuring the work of Oppenheim and 1 booklet containing essay by by Stuart Morgan, housed in a green velvet slipcase...

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127.01
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A postcard catalog for an exhibition of photographs of DePue, IL, in 1973. Exhibit and catalog by Steve Sprague's Advanced Documentary...

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Author: Sutunc, Eda
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127.25
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A piece of red ribbon with the sentence "i am sorry for having a vagina" repeated on it. References a bus incident the artist experienced.

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Author: Monro, Niall
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123.10
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Silk screen prints and collages on plastic pages, cut out window on front cover.; Text by Umberto Eco.; Limited edition of 30 copies...

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125.98
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"Garden poems and body books (an exhibition in flux)."-- Press release. Library has copy 51 of 500, signed by the artist.

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126.14
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3 leaves, one with image, one with typed text in French, and one with handwritten text in French unbound.; Issued in envelope.; "Late City...

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RA 2.568 (Restricted Access)
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"...a collaboration with poet Richard Price. It pairs King at his most elegantly minimalist and sculptural with a new suite of love poems by...

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Author: Shiomi, Mieko
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RA 2.504 (Restricted Access)
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"The Japanese-born composer and visual artist spent the early years of her career challenging her training as a classical musician...

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RA 2.526 (Restricted Access)
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A cassette tape of various music exploring the idea of replication. Contributing artists include J. Masnet, Jacob Gade, E. Satie and T. Monk...

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RA 2.535 (Restricted Access)
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"These are nine mandalas and its nine parts. They coincide with the nine assemblies of the diamond world mandala of Esoteric Buddhism. By re...

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RA 2.592 (Restricted Access)
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In this piece, the artist copies by hand, word for word, the last chapter of Carl Jung's "Answer to Job" onto individual grains of rice...

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RA 2.472 (Restricted Access)
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A set of 8 postcards housed in a paper envelope. Each of the 8 postcards has the word secret in a different language stamped on the cover.

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RA 2.479 (Restricted Access)
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The artists John LaFalce and Drew Matott altered books left as religious and nationalist propaganda in lean-to shelters while hiking through...

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RA 2.374 (Restricted Access)
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A plate mounted onto brown paper bag stamped: Buraco; title from the tag tied on the bag.

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Zine 13.90
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These black and white street photographs of New York City are flipped and mirrored to create repeating, symmetrical images that resemble a...

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Author: Young, Sally
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Zine 13.31
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"Sally Young is an East Village artist and community activist, who has recently put most of her efforts into preserving the history of the...

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Zine 13.44
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A colorful sticker in the shape of a penis. Released by Beuyscouts of Amerika, an anti-censorship art collective founded in 1989 in New York...

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Zine 11.43
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A collection of 5 mini comics depicting the viewpoints of various family members as they eat a meal in a fast food restaurant and discuss...

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Author: Sofa Stains
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Zine 7.14
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Plastic bag contains photocopied illustrations and one audio CD. Includes multi-colored loose-leaf papers of varying sizes which feature...

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RA 2.763 (Restricted Access)
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A series of ink-jet prints in painted frames about Google's Library Project, now known as Google Books. The artist shot the images at Google...

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RA Z300.11 (Restricted Access)
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This song protests Israel's military invasion of Beirut in 1982. Words by Lewis MacAdams, music by the Dark Bob, produced and arranged by...

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RA Z507.02 (Restricted Access)
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"Contains eighteen original etchings handdrawn by Ed Paschke and twenty poems by John Yau. The plates were printed by Darryl Jensen and...