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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: Maire, Benoit
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103.26
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Resultant from an exhibition in which the artist investigates the question of what the object of philosophy is. Features five artworks using...

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103.30
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BigMinis is a miniature book designed and published by the MCA Bordeaux. The book contains 182 pages of full-color images of contemporary...

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103.32
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A book made of a series of appropriated portraits of ape-men represented in cinema and television in the twentieth century. The book...

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103.45
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This flipbook uses historic photographs taken during the construction of the Empire State Building. The photographs were shot weekly from...

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103.46
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"The book is a score, which works out every permutation of the seven notes of the C major scale without redundancy, resulting in 5040...

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103.48 (Storage)
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"Comprised of entirely Googled images of Abraham Lincoln, the book shows our sixteenth president sequentially turning his infamous profile...

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Author: Poulson, Kit
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103.60
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Part of the Time Machine series.; An experimental narrative, in which three characters freed from the flow of causality, inter-twine through...

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Author: Ewan, Ruth
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103.61
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"The idea for Liberties of the Savoy came from a number of places including a folk song called 'The Cutty Wren' which talks of the 14th...

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103.63
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"A man and a woman begin the project of building an isolated, self-sustainable farm, cut off from civilisation. Against all expectations the...

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103.65
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"In a series of commentaries, short essays, documentary material and images drawn from the Swedenborg Society Archive, Iain Sinclair and...

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102.78
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"A bearded mountain man is awoken by his cat and rises to greet the day by making a list of themes for mediation, from American faith to ZZ...

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102.86
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The artist erased an edition of Maurice Blanchot's "L'Espace littéraire", leaving but his own marginalia, reset in the face and fonts of the...

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Accession Number
102.09
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""Quick Response" is a hands-on introduction into the realm of QR code applications and demonstrates a way in which two dimensional bar...

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102.95 (Storage)
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Reprint of For the Voice (Dlia Golosa), 13 of Mayakovsky's most frequently quoted poems published in the 1923 edition, the content of which...

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103.11
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"Like its predecessor, HEATH (plagiarism/outsource), Heath Course Pak exists somewhere between a Project Gutenberg version of Samuel Pepys...

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101.65
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"Inspired by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Karl Holmqvist uses a writing method mainly based on quotes, which now includes a diverse range of...

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101.68
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Semina takes its inspiration from a series of nine loose-leaf magazines issued by Californian beat artist Wallace Berman in the 1950s and...

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101.73
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Close-ups from a found sepia photograph taken at the set of Alfred Hitchcock's movie "Rich and Strange."; The reference image, included as a...

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Author: Hiller, Susan
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101.08 (Storage)
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Text of automatic writing is explored and deciphered by the artist.; Edition of 750 copies printed.

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Author: Dallas, Ben
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101.87
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"The work is a collection of photos documenting art and non-art subjects each is accompanied by text/a "thought" concerning the subject of...

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101.94
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This book contains works by: Åbäke, Vito Acconci, Tauba Auerbach, Bedford Press, Ulises Carrión, Melissa Dubbin + Aaron S. Davidson, Daniel...

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101.95
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Essays written by Miranda McClintic and Nima Poovaya-Smith accompany reproductions of the drawings of Conrad Atkinson.

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Author: Davey, Moyra
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101.98
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Book has 100 photographs of Lincoln's portrait on the penny, each unique in the way that its surface has weathered over time.; "I was also...

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105.44
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Collection of poetry--including visual poetry consisting mostly of handwritten lines and drawings--by Chilean-born artist and poet Cecilia...

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105.59 (Storage)
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"A feisty conversation between Paul Chan and Martha Rosler on different strategies and positions of art making in relation to social and...

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105.60 (Storage)
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"In this highly informative and thought provoking conversation Liam Gillick and Lawrence Weiner address some of the most contested topics in...

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105.61 (Storage)
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"Inadvertently situated during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in the summer of 2006, this epistolary dialogue between the two artists...

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Author: Sillman, Amy
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105.62 (Storage)
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"Over a two-week period between December '06 to January '07, Amy Sillman and Gregg Bordowitz recorded approximately ten hours of...

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105.66
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Kleenex Mathematics expands on Cologne based artist Johannes Wohnseifer's recent explorations with spam email. A collage of autobiographical...

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105.08 (Storage)
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"I'm So Happy is an adventure story of life lived to the fullest, told in pictures from the 1950s to today."--Back cover. Co-authored with...

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105.84
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The photographs in this book feature folded toilet paper scraps, found between 2004 and 2007 at hotels and B&B's in different parts of the...

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105.90
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Intricate drawings of animals, people, plants and hybrid creatures. Library's copy signed by the artist.

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Author: George, Chris
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105.99
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Photographic images of books open to reveal photographic images of empty (or mostly empty) spaces, which are then overlaid with more images...

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106.15
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Based on Charles & Ray Eames' seminal film, this flipbook takes the viewer on a magnificent journey, one billion light years away, with...