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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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102.33 (Storage)
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Excerpted from Dictee, retelling the story of Yu Guan Soon, a 16 years old Korean girl's active revolutionary against Japanese in the early...

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1100.05
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Three Polaroid photographs are cut into the pages of the book. White handwriting on black paper describes the feelings one sister has for...

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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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119.63
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Consists of prose, art and poetry from multiple contributors, including: Cookie Muller, Leon Golub, Nicanor Parra and Nancy Sperro among...

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119.66
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Photocopy of newspaper article about Anwar el-Sadat right after his assassination in Oct. 6, 1981. Accordion-fold; self-cover. Library's...

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126.98
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The book has a red cover, bound with gold, metallic thread. Poetry by Ovid. Library has copy 32 of 1000, signed by author.

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127.02
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Produced as a supplement to "Crumbs," the school newspaper. "A Crumbs Broadside" is a lecture on history of photography by Beaumont Newhall...

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123.52
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"12 copies of this small book were printed in 18 point Kennerly on Puissant Press"--Colophon.; This untitled book is encased in a black, die...

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123.08
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Handsewn pamphlet.; The book incorporates an image in blind emboss of a little impression made by the knot on the cover.; Issued in...

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RA 2.512 (Restricted Access)
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"Control Magazine acts as a vehicle for proposals and explanations of art practice between artists seeking to create a meaningful engagement...

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RA 2.535 (Restricted Access)
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"These are nine mandalas and its nine parts. They coincide with the nine assemblies of the diamond world mandala of Esoteric Buddhism. By re...

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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 2.364 (Restricted Access)
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Consisting of information of a well-known chocolate product company Trumpf owned by a German manufacturer Peter Ludwig.

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RA 2.366 (Restricted Access)
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This book contains a visual record of performance/installations created by Colin Lochhead, Lawrence Weiner, Ted Weir, Daniel Buren, Toby...

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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 2.354 (Restricted Access)
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Consists of a grouping of envelopes bound by two punched holes with string. Each envelope contains artwork by various people around the...

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RA 2.360 (Restricted Access)
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Comprised of 22 envelopes, punched and strung together, one red tag wrote: Becth, Keep Front, attached at front. Each envelope holds an...

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Author: Boy, C.
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Zine 15.79
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Series of zines, featuring photocopied photographs in an informal layout. Each one focuses on a different model with handwritten commentary...

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Author: Vague
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Zine 5.63
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Classic early 1980s UK zine dealing with radical/subversive politics, mind control, conspiracies. Library has no. 18/19

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RA Z100.05 (Restricted Access)
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Vinyl record features music by Glenn Branca for the dance "Bad Smells" choreographed by Twyla Tharp on Side 1, "Stretching it Wider" and "We...

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RA Z300.11 (Restricted Access)
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This song protests Israel's military invasion of Beirut in 1982. Words by Lewis MacAdams, music by the Dark Bob, produced and arranged by...

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RA 3.100 (Restricted Access)
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Mask for the performance, Caliente-Caliente by No Grupo with Carlos Zerpa, January 21, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico, 1982...

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RA 3.107 (Restricted Access)
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An quarterly art zine collectively published by Minneapolis artists. Description based on: Vol. 2, No. 1, 1982.

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Z100.74
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The pieces on the record are concerned with the interaction between electronics and performers – chance operations. The artists incorporate...

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Z101.09
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12-inch vinyl record and catalogue. Side A includes excerpts from a performance at the Kunstmuseum Bern, in the artist's studio in San...

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Zine 18.61
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Catalog from the exhibition "Paper Ambassadors: a juried international postcard art exhibit" at Mendenhall Gallery, April 5-30, 1982...