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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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Author: Hornor, Dave
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107.89
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"Attache is three booklets inserted into a gray, rubber stamped envelope (19 x 27 cm). Part one, At-a-boy Attache is meant to be a bomb in...

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Author: Lloyd, Kelly
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111.29
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This book consists of a series of brochures with phrases and photographs seemingly chosen at random. A loose theme of racial identity holds...

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115.81
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"The artist's book Ki-da Rilke evolved in relation to the exhibition "Line Wall" by Sung Hwan Kim. In the book, Kim engages with the work of...

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Author: Welle, Grauen
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126.75
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A booklet with a color crayon drawing on the front page and black-and-white photocopied pages containing photographs of various artworks...

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Zine 7.11
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Corpus Corpus is an anthology series based around a theme with an emphasis on Chicago artists. Often photocopy-printed on brightly colored...

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Zine 6.19
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Sheets held together with rubber band and attached to a laminated support.; "Trashed & rehashed is an investigation of Kinko's/FedEx as an...

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RA 2.782 (Restricted Access)
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Text in Italian. Brief essay on mail art, mass communication, and stamp art on a single piece of paper. Rainbow-gradient text, possibly a...

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1300.10
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Catalogue to accompany a touring exhibition. It uses four major bodies of work published previously in book form, Sleeping by the...

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Author: Dong, Yewen
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1300.13
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A visual and tactile exploration of the shape and temperature of water through the use of aluminum foil and layering; a tunnel effect is...

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1300.19
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"By the Piece is a research-based artists' book, telling the story of Agnes Nestor, a worker at the Chicago Eisendrath Glove Company, who...

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16.04
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Bump is a series of bumper stickers depicting text and/or images, offset printed by Todd Rau's 2014 printmaking class, consisting of...

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RA 1.172 (Restricted Access)
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Cover title.; Includes facsim. reprints of 26 works by Boltanski.; Includes "Christian Boltanski, catalogue : books, printed matter...

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RA 1.306 (Restricted Access)
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A companion piece to the installation 'Sách Từ Điển,' commemorating the death of the artist's father. 18 loose cards housed in a blue box...

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Oversize 1.86
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This book consists of items, words, and photos randomly gathered by the artist over the course of 30 days, February 9 – March 9, 1979...

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Z507.08
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Collaborative work by Melanie Teresa Bohrer and Pablo Vindel, consisting of five handmade abaca, kitakata, and animal intestine papers...

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Author: Newman, Paul
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Zine 10.30
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Series of collages, photocopied and printed on ink jet, with slide 'n grip binding bars.; "The color inkjet images were originally grouped...

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14.09
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A series of twelve postcards housed in a plastic sleeve. From the artist: "While living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), I...

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Author: Kochi, Kione
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1400.06
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Series of risograph posters by Kione Kochi and Temporary Services that "explores and celebrates the power and potential of self-publishing...

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139.25
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Pages with text and images held together with bindery clip dealing with immigration issues, undocumented immigrants, and prisons.

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Author: Buchman, Kaye
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14.30 (Storage)
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"'In Between' is a coming-of-age story about a young woman's transformation through chance occurrence, determination, and unwavering belief...

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58.15
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Double-sided poster that folds up to fit in a red CD sleeve. On one side, a woman takes a selfie (self portrait) facing the viewer through a...

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60.18
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A collection of loose, color photographs of dancer Shiho Ishihara, interspersed with blank white sheets. 65 loose sheets (21 x 15 cm.)...

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Object 15.10
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Loose leaf portfolio of 33 square- formatted prints from the 1995 Printmaking class at the Royal College of Art. Housed in red clamshell box...

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Object 3.16
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As part of Simon Anderson's Artist's Book and Related Phenomena (ARTHI 3524-001) course, the class decided to use the phrase "Cootie Catcher...

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Object 3.17
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Ellen Rothenberg's "Text off the Page" (SAIC Writing Program) class project and exhibited at the 1926 Exhibition Studies Space, Chicago, IL...

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Object 4.01
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A box filled with various materials that tell the story of a woman who was born in America and adopted abroad. It focuses on themes of...

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Author: Cai, Kiona
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Object 5.03
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A box featuring two books and ephemera: an accordion book on objects found, given, and purchased, with a data analysis of each; a folded...

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Author: Romano, Sal
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128.23
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Part of the "Burning in Hell" collection.

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Author: Smart, Willy
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22.89
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Pages bound by a single metal ring in upper left corner. Front and back sheets are laminated. Text fragments are overlaid on photographs of...

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Author: Hamadeh, Rana
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70.16
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Framed as both a memory card game and an artifact from a series of lecture performances, this project is "an accumulation of conversations...

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2.51
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Set of eight black and white prints inside a blue CD sleeve. Each print is of several boards that have been fragmented and are rearranged on...

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8.85
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Poster of various impressions on paper. Scribbles and sketches in pen, a lipstick mark, a shoeprint, various stains and drips are on the...

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76.04
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Y/Y is a poster that features a yin yang symbol overlaid on a black-and-white marble design, all in very low contrast. On the other side of...

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134.51
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A collection of five short comics by various artists. Titles and artists are: "Lost in the present day" by unknown ; "Cartographic" by...

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Author: Kwon, Yewon
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43.09
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Series of 8 loose prints featuring altered photographic images with cartoon faces drawn over them and Korean text, housed in a black...

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38.07
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"Is a set of thought/poems nested in laser light images. The words interact with the images. The images were scanned into the computer and...