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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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105.98 (Storage)
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An irregularly issued publication produced at the Art Institute of Chicago by students in Sally Alatalo's Offset Productions Class. Each...

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Author: Krim, Arthur
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104.04
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A collection of black and white photographs of views through a rear view mirror while driving forward on the highways and back roads...

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Author: Luck, Barbara
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104.06 (Storage)
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Fast pass' is a collection of poems with the theme of city life, written by Barbara Luck. Collage covers encased in plastic by Susan...

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1.11
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"In Concrete Poetry/Concrete Art, there are constructed, deviant-aesthetic, cognitive structures that can and should be exhibited next to...

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113.39
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Artists' book featuring documentation of an artists' talk and exhibition by Rirkrit Tiravanija.; Participants include Hans Ulrich Obrist...

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Author: David, Pierre
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108.20
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Created while in residence at the Museum of Modern Art in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Pierre David created this skin tone color chart...

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108.39
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Concept and design by Stefan Gunnesch and Oliver Viehweg. "The pages of the book are made of perforated cards. An associative term or a...

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116.48
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"Little Life is a series of images materializing a side-by-side world of projections of adult life."--P. [3].; Handmade edition designed to...

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Author: Davids, Betsy
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114.01 (Storage)
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Two books documenting the artist's dreams from summer 1983-spring 1985.

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Author: Kennedy, Mary
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122.81
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Compiled by the artist, using transparency film and found ancient Greek hymns "The Homeric Hymns to Demeter", with woodcuts by Susanna...

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122.32
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Based upon a photograph by Fadi Mitri and a portion of the Israeli Government statement announcing a cease fire in Lebanon on June 11, 1982...

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121.13 (Storage)
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The pages of this book are die-cut into the shape of a penis.

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121.15 (Storage)
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Collaborative work of Jacob Denburg and Tony Carruthers. Photography, presented as 3 or 4-frame photomat strips, screw-bound at one end...

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Author: Laxson, Ruth
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121.20
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Single metal post binding. Cover title.

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119.99
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"A picture book of sepia-toned found photographs which have been humorously altered through the use of new captions, Everyone Van Gogh...

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120.33 (Storage)
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Part of Fat Book series started in 1987. A book of black-and-white images some painted, some collages of female figures, with some...

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120.36
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Exhibition catalog edited by Ken Johnson. Over 400 artists from around the world created and donated artworks for the exhibition to benefit...

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Author: Noyes, Connie
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126.78
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A small photocopied booklet meant to look like miniature loose-leaf paper, stapled in the upper left-hand corner and containing one word on...

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Author: Toche, Jean
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RA 2.517 (Restricted Access)
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The artist, a co-founder of the Guerrilla Art Action Group, chronicles the "ugly deeds" of the Bush administration with artworks produced on...

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Author: Rosen, Kay
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RA 2.391 (Restricted Access)
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"The book is an analysis of language, taking language apart and examining, somewhat humorously, common aspects of it from uncommon points of...

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RA 2.359 (Restricted Access)
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Edited by Vagrich Bakhchanyan and The Gerlovins. Text in English and Russian. 150 copies.

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RA 2.659 (Restricted Access)
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The book presents the work of five artists, all of whom currently live and work in Southern California. Artists include: David Antin...

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RA 2.760 (Restricted Access)
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In Lille Carré's animated film, a man fantasizes about a fantastical alternative to his life. He lies sideways on the floor to make his view...

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RA 3.149 (Restricted Access)
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10 manilla envelopes bound together, each containing unbound sheets designed by various artists. Designed by The Gerlovins. Text in English...

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Author: Binga, Tomaso
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RA 3.163 (Restricted Access)
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Limited edition publication by Italian feminist artist and poet Tomaso Binga. Io Sono Una Carta (I Am a Letter) contains various types of...

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130.40
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"The Botanist's Keepsake uses the familiar form of a pocketknife to present spurious information on faux flora like the Giggle Fluff or...

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142.45
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A visual glossary of objects collected by the artist throughout their lifetime that have been influential to their personal and artistic...

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Author: Yu, Wei
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141.78
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Post binding book with extra long, fold-out pages. "'I started adventuring in my dreams.' Since March 2020, the quarantine began, I started...

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16.96
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A flip book shows the drawing of a water glass being filled with liquid.

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Author: George, Anne
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16.19
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3 books of photographic collages, bound together and separated by transparency sheets.

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52.12
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Typewritten slip tipped in: "'etch-sketch', a poem, was written by Susan Roberts and became, after collaboration on the beginning images...

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Author: Elling, Tom
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49.10
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A show organized by Tom Elling and Lomholt Formular Press. "The artists explain that Mr. Klein is the result of some thoughts and...

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Author: Myers, Rick
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48.24
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"While Blinking Repeatedly is a performative text installation and removal, the solicitation of a performance by a reader, a book, a slide...

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96.48
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Small plastic zipper bags bound together by 2 metal screws. Each bag contains a found cigarette butt and transparency paper printed with a...

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94.79
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"Between 1997 and 1999 I created a series of twelve flip books, each showing me performing a small everyday gesture...Each book in this...

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Author: Lyon, Marcus
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Z27.31
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Close-up color photographs of flora and fauna in the tropics.; Screw post binding through wooden tabs on covers.; Embossed title on cover...

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Z28.16
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Text collage from newspaper headline. Individual words of the text highlighted in different colors.; In collaboration with Ulrich Tarlatan...

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Z26.24
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Seven hand-painted folders, each containing a typewritten psychological report with an accompanying strip of photo booth pictures and a...

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Author: Artpark
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Z26.49
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Officially opened in 1974, Artpark is a residency program located in Lewiston, New York, north of Niagara Falls, in which artists spent...