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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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101.92 (Storage)
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The Combat Paper Project is a collaboration initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron, involving war veterans, activists and artists. Combat...

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Author: Deschamps, F.
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102.56 (Storage)
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Reproductions of photos taken in Peoria, Ill. in 1976 are paired with an autobiographical account of a relationship.

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109.28
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Library has signed copy no. 15 in an edition of 35.; Inspired by a collection of travelogues to Mecca, the work is a visual translation of...

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110.11
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"An exploration of language as object including word lists, wordplay, jokes, computer-generated translations and concrete prose. Quot...

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110.13
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359 short texts, single words, lists, phrases, definitions and sentences, evocative, elusive or ambiguous, and many of them quotations from...

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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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111.18
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A series of abstract screen prints by different artists, each signed. Japanese stab binding and hand-marbled paper cover. From the estate of...

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111.27
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The collective effort of a Glenwood North creative writing class (taught by Gale Raasch, December 1989), and a workshop in bookmaking given...

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118.44
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Flip book with photographs (presumably taken from video stills) that document a bicycle crashing into a pile of boxes.

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Author: Bravo, Kyle
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117.63
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Small handsewn book with a series of questions asking you to identify your uniqueness.

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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: Laxson, Ruth
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120.26
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Book is housed in a pierced paper portfolio. Limited edition of 50 copies printed. Library has copy no. 35 signed by the artist. Cover title...

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Author: Kostiw, Alex
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121.81
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"A loose sequence of translucent illustrations examining light falling through a window and dust floating in it."--From the artist...

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122.14
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An artist's book includes hand printed color lithographs and computer generated images. Images and text explore violence and popular culture...

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Author: Giamo, Crane
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1200.18
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Exploring themes of stutter, repetition as difference, and the interaction between hands and machines, this book juxtaposes written word and...

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Author: Laxson, Ruth
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121.22
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Includes two outsized leaves, one a pentagon, the other with a serrated outer margin. Library has copy no. 11/20.

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Author: Ham, Abigail
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RA 2.542 (Restricted Access)
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The work consists of two separate books. One is laser-printed, with gold leaf insert, and contains the textual description of an imaginary...

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Author: Chitty, Alex
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RA 2.561 (Restricted Access)
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This book, with etchings and embroidery on silk, is a collection of specimens native to New York that were originally identified by Jane...

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RA 2.536 (Restricted Access)
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A study of sleeping positions of the artist herself, her grandmother, and her mother that are all strikingly similar. 3 volumes tied...

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Author: Vogrin, Hak
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RA 2.457 (Restricted Access)
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Work consists hand drawn illustrations of various creatures interacting with the moon.

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Author: Most Ancient
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Zine 15.44
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"Scaffold tells the story of a migratory people living on a world-sized structure, which is itself constantly on the move. Graham and...

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Author: Hac, Bec
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Zine 12.81
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Into the Mountains is a collection of black and white illustrations that follow the narrative of a woman going from what appears to be a...

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RA Zine 4.108 (Restricted Access)
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A graphic narrative of a girl killing an eel, a surreal metaphor of someone pushing away all of her friends. A photocopied zine bound...

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Author: Nichols, R.C.
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Zine 21.73
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A poem, broken up to three lines per page.; Library has no.2/15 and artist signed.

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Zine 16.48
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The author retells stories passed down about her great-grandfather, whose life is tied to the history of Chicago and its Mexican and Latino...

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Zine Oversize 1.01
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Zines produced for the Punk 101 class, Spring 2012. Authors are: Andrea Alonge, Graeme Butler, Katie Condon, Sabrina De Martini, James...

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Zine Oversize 1.04
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The box contains zine projects created for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) course ARTHI 3813: Punk 101, Spring 2010...

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Zine Oversize 1.05
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The box contains zine projects created for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) course ARTHI 3813: Punk 101, Spring 2011...

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Author: McGurk, Ruth
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15.35
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Writing about artist's travel experience to Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.; Printed and illustrated on double leaves by the artist...

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141.80
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A Risograph printed comic about the artist struggles with dealing with social anxiety. The Japanese sewing binding adds additional folds to...

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Author: Appella, Alex
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17.25
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"A series of poems from life within the chaos of Argentina. As my vegetable garden grows, I watch inside and I watch outside and these are...

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Author: Colp, Norman
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16.15 (Storage)
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Flipbook of photographs of ice melting in a glass of liquid. Library has no. 5 out of 5 copies. Signed by the artist.

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Author: Colp, Norman
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16.16 (Storage)
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Flip book of multiple photograph plates of the same black and white image.

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Author: Colp, Norman
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16.17 (Storage)
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Miniature flip book of black-and-white photographs of brick walls. When flipping, the images progressively become brighter. Library has no...

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5.94
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"In 2014, the Benrido Collotype Atelier launched an award, designed to introduce contemporary photographers to the 150-year-old art of...

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5.95
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According to a folk legend in Japan, a child who dies before his/her parent will be punished by having to lay stones after stones on the...

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Author: Nguyen, Tammy
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4800.02
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Clothbound book with cover and pages divided in half, horizontally, but bound to the same back board. Includes color lithographs...