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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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103.22
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This book explores the dual lives of three office workers (a civil servant, a stockbroker, and a woman manager) by day and their nightlife...

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101.90 (Storage)
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"My interpretation of, extension of and comment on Dante's Inferno. It is contemporary, set in New York, inside Hell, the netherworld...

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106.05 (Storage)
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Book illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and line drawings.; Based on the TV Series Who Dares Wins.

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113.22
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In a format that resembles a paper sample booklet, Serif(im) uses the pun in its title as the starting point for a metaphysical ramble...

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112.03
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Poem that gradually dissolves alphabetically letter by letter and page by page. Printed at the Visual Studies Workshop Press by Tom Sullivan...

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1100.01
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A collection of photographs of Michele Fitzsimmons in various states of undress at Chicago locations and landmarks. Photographs taken by...

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Author: Hocks, Paula
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118.03
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Handmade book containing photocopies from collages of various images and texts about chairs. Printed in an edition of 25 copies. Library has...

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122.28
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The artist combines photocopies of physical objects, illustrations and photographs with a recipe. Issued in envelope with stamped title.

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121.50
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Musicworks is published quarterly.;Tabloid format.; Each issue has a specific theme, focusing on the vision and activities of artists who...

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Author: Crombie, John
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121.26
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Words inside the cover create the shape of a bottle. With each page, the bottle shape looks as though it is becoming more and more empty...

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120.38
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Handmade cigarette box contains 45 cigarettes printed 'No Smoking' in a different languages, and 5 blank one for readers to add languages...

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125.87
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A collaborative arts magazine founded by Jake Tilson in 1984. Consisting of reproduction of found objects, drawings, collages and...

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RA 2.546 (Restricted Access)
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"Pour Suite" is a collaborative presentation of poems and textual fragments by French author and philosopher Gérard Durozoi and minimal and...

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RA 2.551 (Restricted Access)
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A collaborative project by Ian Hamilton Finlay and Ron Costley.; "This book is edited in autumn 1985 by Exempla, Firenze and Exit, Lugo in...

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Author: Beuys, Joseph
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RA 2.508 (Restricted Access)
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Postcard screenprinted on grey felt.; Unlimited edition.

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RA 2.509 (Restricted Access)
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Hand cut geometric pop-up triangles, circles and squares, combined with foliage photographs inserted in double leaves and appeared behind...

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RA 2.459 (Restricted Access)
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Black-and-white photos documenting 39 walks by the artist.; Published on the occasion of the touring exhibition of the work of Hamish Fulton...

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RA 2.460 (Restricted Access)
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"Post-Partum Document" is a seminal work of the seventies in which the mother-child motif is addressed in a completely new way. Kelly's...

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RA 2.491 (Restricted Access)
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Four volumes: Meta... trips... arts...; Meta... trips... arts...II; Meta... trips... arts...III; Meta... trips... arts...IV.; All signed and...

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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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Author: Beuys, Joseph
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RA 2.655 (Restricted Access)
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Postcards dated 1971-1985. Title from box cover. Issued in cardboard box (17 x 13 x 3 cm.)

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Zine 5.75
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Mid 1980s anarchist zine from Iowa. Description based on: No. 4, 1985.

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RA 2.426 (Restricted Access)
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A collection of recipes compiled by Barbara Moore. With contributions from 30 Fluxus artists. Design and hand-stenciled cover by Brian...

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RA 2.434 (Restricted Access)
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"This artist's book has been co-published by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and CEPA Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition, Douglas...

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Z101.05
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Devil's Music performed, recorded and mixed at Airshaft Studio, New York City, July 1985. Fragments of AM and FM radio broadcasts are...

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Z18.04
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Eight original hand printed collotype images with screenprinted text housed in clam shell box. The gelatin coated aluminum plates were hand...

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Zine 21.79
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A serial art zine of poetry, short stories, photographs, and illustrations, collages with contributors by: May Midwest, Gdhay, Anna Arnold...

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Zine 20.65
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Small zine of black-&-white photographs of a man and a woman standing separately in front of military aircraft.; Library has no. 6/25...

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Zine 8.10
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Published irregularly. Magazine that highlights literature, music, and art. Started in 1982. Description based on: Vol. 2, 1985.

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15.02
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Poem printed on leaves of graduated widths. Hand bound, signed, and numbered by the author in an edition of 200 copies. Library has copy no...

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Author: McGurk, Ruth
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15.35
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Writing about artist's travel experience to Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.; Printed and illustrated on double leaves by the artist...

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Author: George, Anne
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15.82
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Artist's book of black-and-white images.

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16.23
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"If I Am A Musical Thinker is a statement of the aesthetic, social, and spiritual credo of the American composer and writer Benjamin Boretz...

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Author: Jordan, Celia
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95.05 (Storage)
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Collection of color photographs of babies. Book designed by Ann Tyler.

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94.03
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Consisting of 210 reproductions of Berlin inspired drawings including portraits, cityscapes, architecture, places, ideas, and travel...

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Author: Bryan, Tara
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93.06 (Storage)
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A collection of recipes with pop-up illustrations. This book is co-authored with Beth Reisenberg. It is tied at the fore-edge with a striped...