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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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106.22
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"A narrative poem with broken verse that gets smaller as the reader nears the end of the book to find nothing on the last page."--Walker Art...

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112.21
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For this project the artist mailed requests for photographs of loading docks or receiving areas to museums around the world. The book...

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12.04
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A book of black-and-white self-portraits of the artist having his face distorted in various ways.

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Author: Davids, Betsy
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12.11
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Story of a bathtub goes off on an adventure. Illustrated by John Wehrle.

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.106 (Restricted Access)
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"This catalogue has been published on the activity of Allan Kaprow, the 10th and 11th, June 1975, realized for Galeria Vandres, Madrid."...

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RA 2.127 (Restricted Access)
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Contains drawings and photocollages.; Title on cover and spine: Les anartistes.; "Traduction et collaboration dans l'elaboration des textes...

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RA 2.130 (Restricted Access)
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Publication of the 1970s conceptualism edited by Sarah Charlesworth, Michael Corris, Joseph Kosuth, Andrew Menard, Mel Ramsden, Preston...

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RA 2.577 (Restricted Access)
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Translation of the first chapter of Ecrit pour la gloire a force de tourner en rond et d'etre jaloux.; This English version translated by...

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.582 (Restricted Access)
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"Air Condition is a 'privacy piece' meant for an individual alone, which was carried out by seven persons in the hills around the California...

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.583 (Restricted Access)
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Artists' books by Allan Kaprow documenting a small group of persons moving in the water of a stream in Far Hills, N.J. on the weekend of May...

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.584 (Restricted Access)
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"ROUTINE was the first of three related Activities with the same title. Each of them alludes to the deadpan stylizations of vaudeville...

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RA 2.147 (Restricted Access)
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Author: Le Gac, Jean
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RA 2.178 (Restricted Access)
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6 postcards with black and white photo images.; Texts in English and French.

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Author: W.O.R.K.S.
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RA 2.481 (Restricted Access)
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"...assembled by the Canadian-based group W.O.R.K.S., is a complete anthology of their activities, 1971-73. The book is a group report...

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.368 (Restricted Access)
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"Warm-ups was carried out by a small group or trios, using their own apartments, in and around Boston, in October of 1975." "Warm-ups was...

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.371 (Restricted Access)
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The actual event was carried out by a handful of couples on August 29, 30, 31, 1975, and was sponsored by the Kunst-und Museumsverein, the...

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Zine 13.27
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A humorous tale of a character named Rumpledforskin, a traveling salesman for woman's sanitation pads. Illustrations and text by Harvey...

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Zine 7.07
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Zine of altered photo-collages and drawings. Colors in photographs are often inverted. A note on the back reads, "a photo offset production...

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RA 2.424 (Restricted Access)
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A joint publication with the New York University Press, New York City.

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RA 2.437 (Restricted Access)
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Book contains black, linear grid illustrations "using all combinations of straight, not-straight and broken lines." Printed in an edition of...

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RA 2.823 (Restricted Access)
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Maciunas assembled Fluxus boxes and Flux-Kits, small boxes containing cards and objects designed and assembled by artists' includeing...

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RA 2.830 (Restricted Access)
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Mail art periodical. Each issue is edited by a different artist. Description based on March 1979 issue.

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RA 2.834 (Restricted Access)
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Mail art assemblage, containing loose pages in a folded paper cover.

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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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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 3.140 (Restricted Access)
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"Directions for and documentation of three choreographed conversations in which couples share information through tape-recorded messages...

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RA 3.166 (Restricted Access)
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7 black-and-white photos of walking journeys through Southern England from 1971-1974.; 1000 copies printed.

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RA 2.684 (Restricted Access)
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8 loose leaves housed in folder. Each sheet is marked by stamping with the cork of a bottle of spirits, and by letting a drop of the same...

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50.04
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Gallery of the Otis Art Institute.