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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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103.24
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"Polyphony #1 presents the video, sound and performance work The Speaker through images and video stills from a speech delivered by Fidel...

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103.03 (Storage)
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Nine engravings after drawings with nine homographs. Engraved by Continental-Bournique Ltd.

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103.37
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Ranging from archival notebooks to conversations and commissioned essays, this collection of 100 staple-bound notebooks express Documenta...

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103.53
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Published in conjunction with a 1992 exhibition at Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria, this small cataolog includes the artist's drawings...

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103.58
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This comic combines one year of the artists' work, often in different visual styles, but which find common ground in the character designs...

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103.59
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Collection of four books of photography by Raymond Hains, a French photographer briefly associated with the Nouveau Réalisme movement...

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Author: Glina, Piero
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102.71
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"To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the cult classic "They Live" by John Carpenter, this two volume publication was published by...

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Author: Stein, Sammy
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102.76
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A sequence of line drawings depicting pencils generating a geometric pattern.

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Author: Icinori
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102.82
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From Icinori (Mayumi Otero and Raphael Urwiller), a short graphic novel and children's book about a child who is taken overnight by a bat to...

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102.84
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An accordion book with signatures shows a 3D model of a female figure dancing or being contorted alongside text instructing the reader to do...

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Author: Booth, Tara
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102.88
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Sequential instructional painted illustrations of the artist in a variety of situations, in which the mundane is often pushed to the absurd...

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102.89
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Lo-fi reproductions of photos of VHS video tapes layered to produce patterns of interference reminiscent of static.; Library has no. 78/100.

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102.94
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Starting with William Blake's book 'There is no natural religion', Bad is an experiment to see if technical artifacts and aberrations...

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102.96
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Series of photographs of Atlantic city, taken from the bay along the New Jersey shoreline in January 2012. Accompanied by a prose-poem...

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102.97
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Contains a photographic project by the author addressing post-war plans for Essex, UK. Includes text appropriated from a manuscript from an...

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103.18 (Storage)
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"A project of Buzz Spector's seminar on Artist publications (ARTHI 646, sections 1 & 2), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Spring...

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101.72
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"The images that have been resurrected in No Need to Perish originate from discarded publications, including interior design magazines...

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102.01
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"Nordenström's Swedish poem 'Stav Sten Stod' has been translated into Chinese and transcribed according to spoken pronunciation. Letterpress...

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102.12
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"'We Have a Visitor' is based on a true story of a murder case solved by psychic abilities. The book investigates the notion of negative...

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102.16
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Whimsical and informational look at female genital anatomy.; Produced at SAIC in 2006.

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102.17
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Handbound hard cover book featuring a short comic strip about a missing body part.; Library has no. 10 in an edition of 12, signed by the...

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105.42
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Images by Bea Nettles; creation story written by the artist's sister at the age of 13. Edition of 200. Velvet cover. Work includes screen...

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105.53
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The dream-like narrative is explored through line drawings and animation.; Housed in cloth bound four-flap cardboard box (13 x 13 x 2 cm.)

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Author: Moon, Wanda
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105.09
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Wanda Moon is Wendy Woon's alias. Wendy Woon was a student at the SAIC in the early 80's when this book was produced.

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105.96
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This book is compiled of images sourced from an Ebay product search with an accompanying text by Edgar Allan Poe which was downloaded from...

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106.10
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"Lake Michigan (42)" features fragments of an image of Lake Michigan frozen over alongside abstract shapes composed of the image's digital...

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106.11
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"One act play between myself and I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971. [Text typewritten by hand] on Arches text wove, Canaletto Grana...

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Author: Vilela, Rui
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106.20
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A collaborative text beginning with a short story by Vilela about two speechless characters in love; each contributor reacts to the story...

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106.52
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"Each image on the left of each page spread is a photograph from a mini-bus safari in Kenya in 1976; the image on the right is a zoomed-in...