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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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103.04
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Erin was graduate student in the Printmaking Department at SAIC. This piece was done as course-work for Doug Huston's "Offset Productions"...

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105.52
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"The fictionalized retelling of actual events, developed through analogy: the lifecycle of stars juxtaposed with a story of loss, renewed...

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Author: Kyle, Hedi
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105.07
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Flag book with accordion spine. Each flag has different letter and illustrations.; Photocopied cover papers, four-color offset printing...

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Author: Jouanard, Gil
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107.03 (Storage)
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Text printed on wood vaneer (walnut) and slipped into carved wooden case. This is a special handeling item.

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107.80 (Storage)
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Published three times a year by Madeleine Burnside and Andrew W. Kelly. Gnome Baker represents artists and writers concerned with the...

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Author: Ngo, Huong
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109.49
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A catalog of escape pods, protective clothing, and suits that the artist used in performances and video between the years 2004-2006...

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113.11
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Artists' Postcards, Series II consists of "high quality, general circulation postcards made from original works that artists create...

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111.02
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"Assignment No. 2 is a visual document inspired by the writing of Michael Nelson, an inmate serving a 25 to life sentence in San Quentin...

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111.01
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"The Illustrated History series chronicles current events and contemporary issues that artist Mariona Barkus has deemed likely to have an...

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Author: Dzama, Marcel
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111.11
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"In a format similar to Marcel Dzama's The Berlin Years, the item consists of an envelope with 28 loose-leaf prints good enough to frame...

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11.40
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"...a huge cycle of collages interspersed with accompanying text ... 41 original postcard collages inspired by his long poem that bears the...

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115.06
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Three cross-shaped pieces, folded into squares in decreasing size contained within one another. "This book was made possible through a mass...

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114.23
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Collection of 12 mini-books housed in a white portfolio case. Photographs feature images from Rio, including various scenes around the city...

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Author: Hammer, Melle
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114.36
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This artist's book is a graphic representation of clapping (applause).; 25 folded leaves in paper folder. Printed in an edition of 500...

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113.69
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Various material ephemera in varying dimensions by several artists. "Inbox is a limited edition collection of prints, multiples and works on...

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122.64
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A collection of visual poetry.; 44 unbound leaves with postcard housed in book-like box.; Library has edition 111/150. Signed by the artist.

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122.74 (Storage)
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29 non-sequential postcards and 1 "Special art card" housed in a protective portfolio. Two separate groupings of cellophane-wrapped...

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Author: Hafler Trio
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120.02
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"Originally released Jan. 13, 1990 with the text Vomiting up the apple"--Container. Housed in paper envelope with program notes.

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122.24
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Printed whale and fish shaped fabric pages are sewn together head to head and tail to tail. As the pages turn the inside of each animal is...

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Author: Low, Denise
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121.57
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Six poems. Each poem printed on 1 folded sheet measuring 60 x 20 cm. The poems with title page and colophon laid in clamshell box. One sheet...

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121.58
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Each sheet is an edition of the Bananaco news newspaper, dated October 1978 through January 1982. Title from caption on first sheet. Edition...

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121.74
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A group of women artists founded A.I.R. (Artists in Residence) in 1972. This portfolio was the first cooperative for women artists in the...

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126.16
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6 puzzle sheets contain black-and-white drawings housed in a folder. "A black heart production"--On sheet no. 6.

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123.65
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Portfolio contains 6 postcards featuring Ailanthus tree in the city.

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RA 1.318 (Restricted Access)
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A collection of ten maps and essays about social issues from globalization to garbage; surveillance to extraordinary rendition...

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RA 2.115 (Restricted Access)
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Stamps contained within cardboard folder. Produced by the Walker Art Center from the Robert Watts Studio Archive.

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RA 2.548 (Restricted Access)
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A collection of printings by various artists, in an edition of 300 signed and numbered copies.

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.571 (Restricted Access)
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Envelope containing images of various people sitting in chairs photographed in several locations in and around Berkeley, California, March...

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RA 2.610 (Restricted Access)
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"This is the age of breakage. This is the flow of texts. The acquired art is of no more use. We can only use the words we were born with...

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RA 2.611 (Restricted Access)
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Bottoms of bottles are inked, and used as stamps to make prints. Loose leaves issued in folio. A photographic print mounted onto the inside...

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RA 2.612 (Restricted Access)
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"Stamping by little objects found on the occasion of a promenade on the bank of Rhein..." Loose issued in folio. A photographic print of the...

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RA 2.616 (Restricted Access)
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Comprised of 22 loose sheets in cover, issued in portfolio.; Includes two essays: "Goodbye to easy listening" by Adrian Piper, and "Race...

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RA 2.145 (Restricted Access)
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"Audiolab is in this way made up of a series of different sound pieces, specifically produced to be diffused inside an architectural module...

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RA 2.473 (Restricted Access)
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Mail art project in response to Art Strike 1990-1993, organized and executed by Géza Perneczky.; Contains works about refocusing and...

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RA 2.475 (Restricted Access)
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The public art project starting February 2000 via Internet, mail, streets and subways, artworks by 30 artists will circulate to focus public...

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RA 2.485 (Restricted Access)
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48 artist postcards edited by Maurizio Nannucci.; Méla was an art newspaper published by Nannucci.; Artists include: Eric Andersen, John...

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RA 2.303 (Restricted Access)
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Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz is a series of four pieces. Three are housed in boxes, made of either cardboard, metal or plastic, each with the...

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RA 2.307 (Restricted Access)
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Began in 1977; ceased with 7 (1982).; Consists of paper folder containing loose pages of concrete poetry, a small novella and a booklet of...

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RA 2.319 (Restricted Access)
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The artist took pictures of found sole prints on the beach of the bay of Naples in 1976. Paper portfolio containing 8 loose leaves. Text in...