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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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103.54 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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103.55 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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Author: Tillery, Val
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103.12 (Storage)
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Illustrated match box contains 6 painted matches and 1 strip (7 panels, accordion folded) with pop culture and artist icons depicted as...

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101.93
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13 square boards housed in folder within a square, black cardboard case. One describes the geometric order to the lines on each of the ten...

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105.53
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The dream-like narrative is explored through line drawings and animation.; Housed in cloth bound four-flap cardboard box (13 x 13 x 2 cm.)

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105.92
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"'Journey home' is a visual diary of a series of ritualistic journeys made over a five month period between London Waterloo station and Ryde...

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102.20 (Storage)
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Set lacks collective title and numbering ; title from slip case ; imprints varies for each booklet. Each booklet consists of 1 sheet (59 x...

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102.30 (Storage)
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"The Apollo Prophecies depicts, in one long tritone panorama, an imagined expedition of 1960s American astronauts. Landing on the moon, they...

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102.49 (Storage)
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Photographs of musical notation in everyday life, each of the 75 images printed on an oversized playing card. Housed in box (18 x 13 x 4 cm)...

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102.06 (Storage)
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Two note books housed in one carboard sleeve.; Originally published in 1976

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104.03
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A collaboration of Ivan Soll, Phyllis McGibbon, and Marta Gomez. Lithographs on folded rice paper with a poem about the passage of time...

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105.04
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"Hexen 2.0 Tarot" is a deck of 78 tarot cards with colorful drawings and text connecting topics such as cybernetics, the internet and the...

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107.71 (Storage)
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The Buddha Machine is a small plastic box containing 9 tracks that plays meditative music composed by Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian. Text...

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107.81
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Accordion book of diorama photography printed and glued onto archival paper, with pop-up hand-drawn illustrations.; Housed in four-flap box.

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Author: Ortmann, Andy
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108.10
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Ortmann made a series of 6 drawings based on his dreams, which are reproduced in the album's accompanying booklet, and then used these works...

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109.63
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Accordion book with reproductions of colored pencil drawings, occasionally printed on, or covered by, a transparent overlay material. The...

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Author: Zumpf, Michel
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109.27 (Storage)
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A juxtaposition of images that reference time and space. Title in French; colophon in English. Issued in slipcase.

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Author: Hjuler, K. J.
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109.48
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Sound work by K. J. Hjuler. Two audio tracks, housed in a red tin with the letter "E" painted on the lid.

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109.50
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40 duotone plates featuring black and white photographs that play with focus, distortion, and abstraction. "A key figure in contemporary...

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Author: Mann, Allan
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113.23
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A folio of 10 prints contained in a black wooden box with sliding top.; "The five 'Charts' have elements of travel of of a voyage. The five...

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Author: Calle, Sophie
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113.33
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A set of 54 postcards documenting Sophie Calle's oeuvre and reflecting on the association of images and narratives around autobiographical...

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108.22
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Two small "tunnel" books, constructed from layers of cut paper, depict a small fox in a forest. The artist aims to bring out the child in...

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108.26 (Storage)
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Series of 47 postcards featuring the work of various artists associated with Coracle Press and Workfortheeyetodo Gallery between 1978-1996...

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Author: Chen, Yuan
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108.32
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Never The Same is a series of three books, each dedicated to one of the words in the title phrase. On their own, the books form a flip book...

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110.21
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Signed and numbered 17 prints by 17 Chicago artists.; Issued in illustrated box designed by Ivan Brunetti.

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115.84
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Three books housed in cardboard slipcase documenting Noah Purifoy's outdoor art museum of assemblage sculptures in Joshua Tree, California...

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113.95
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A deck of playing cards with black and white portraits of lesbians taken by Catherine Opie. Included with the deck is an overview of dealer...

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114.40 (Storage)
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Short story with illustration in etching. Loose leaves format housed in clamshell case. Printed in edition of 25. Library has copy no. 22...

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114.48
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Carol illustrated with collages and found imagery. ; Issued in jewel case.; Limited edition of 100 copies printed.; Library has copy no. 28...

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118.67
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The book references the artist's 'weed sculptures', made from detritus found in his neighborhood. DVD includes an animation on the...

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118.28
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Two book series of still life mixed with poetry by Carla Barger.; Housed in a folded case, velcro closure.

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117.13
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"Pigmented digital prints on matte paper. Laid in a matching wrapper with slip/slot closure ... constructed as a one page 'hidden book'...

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117.55
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Working as a fellow at Plattsburg State's Institute for Ethics in Public Life, Diane Fine asked the college community to contribute a piece...

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117.59
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"Maria has been conceived as a contemporary 'Book of Hours' which tells a story of everyday life in a small town in rural Italy. It is...

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117.65
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Collaborative work by Diane Fine and Tracy Honn. "Boxed set of thirteen sewn pamphlets that chronicle different aspects of Buster's Mother's...

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Author: Krims, Leslie
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119.04
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A box of 23 black-and-white photographs in a cardboard box. The photographs depict deerhunters with their kill. Accompanied by an essay by...

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121.51
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Indian folktale with text printed onto three card board panels, connected by a folded blue piece of silk with six small metal fish sewn on...

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121.07
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Booklet in opaque vellum wrapper, 9 silk-screen sheets, 5 images on recycled paper, 4 on vellum, one poem printed on corrugated cardboard, 5...

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120.32
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Inspired by the clichés of contemporary nature photography, the artist approaches and re-works traditional landscape motifs and themes by...

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120.38
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Handmade cigarette box contains 45 cigarettes printed 'No Smoking' in a different languages, and 5 blank one for readers to add languages...

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125.84
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"Eight embossed plastic reproductions of actual American manhole cover designs from Cleveland, Detroit, Lexington, New York, Pittsburgh, San...

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RA 1.325 (Restricted Access)
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30 image cards, housed in wood enclosure, held in a knotted embroidered napkin. "The Pothi Box is an unbound book of thirty image cards held...