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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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103.04
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Erin was graduate student in the Printmaking Department at SAIC. This piece was done as course-work for Doug Huston's "Offset Productions"...

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Author: Tillery, Val
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103.12 (Storage)
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Illustrated match box contains 6 painted matches and 1 strip (7 panels, accordion folded) with pop culture and artist icons depicted as...

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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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105.01 (Storage)
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Pages are cut horizontally, so that the upper and lower parts can be turned independently. The top two-thirds of the page are photographs...

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107.08 (Storage)
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An actual history and biographical account of the author's mother who is suffering Alzheimer's disease, and whose life story fades in and...

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109.63
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Accordion book with reproductions of colored pencil drawings, occasionally printed on, or covered by, a transparent overlay material. The...

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109.01 (Storage)
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Lisa Isaacson was a student in the Printmaking Department at SAIC in 1987.

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113.05
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Designed by Graham Willoughby. Includes texts by various Australian writers.

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113.76
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Michael Klauke pulls words one at a time from ten classic novels and reassemble them into the grammatical form of the novella SARRASINE by...

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122.07
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Accordion folded strip printed one side and attached its end to back cover. Design, text, printing by K. Richard Mueller. Bound by Siegfried...

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122.87
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Kunsthalle Winterhur.; Containing reproductions of paintings and drafts, some original...

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122.24
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Printed whale and fish shaped fabric pages are sewn together head to head and tail to tail. As the pages turn the inside of each animal is...

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119.54
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A book called Pictures but not including pictures. Instead peach page describes a scene with minimal word use.

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121.65
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Artists' book interleaved with translucent overlays.; 500 copies printed.

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Author: Lyons, Nathan
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119.08
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"This book of photographs is, in effect, a poetry collection of found language. This project's series component is verbal findings in the...

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122.90
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"The artist and author, Anna Mosby Coleman, signed each copy of this first edition of 500. We Would Lie on the Air is an Annalogous Book."-...

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Author: Kratt, K.C.
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123.36
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A collaborative project with photographs by K.C. Kratt, sculpture installation entitled "Meteor" by Ann Messner, and text by Barbara White....

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RA 2.574 (Restricted Access)
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Opaque white plastic box containing 52 cards with identical instructions of hands performance.

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RA 2.606 (Restricted Access)
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Designed to resemble the magazine Artforum. This work includes ironic essays on criticism, feminism, artistic, etc.; Sheets stapled along...

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RA 2.624 (Restricted Access)
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Documents an exhibition of the same name. Color plates and pamphlets housed in a cardboard box. Includes bibliographical references.

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RA 2.477 (Restricted Access)
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6 circular cards with illustrations housed in a glassine envelope. Card 1: side a. Verde de Boheme, side b. Cerceaux. Card 2: side a. Lampe...

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RA 2.278 (Restricted Access)
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Cover title.

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RA 2.290 (Restricted Access)
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Conversation fragments are printed silver onto pink paper, circling along the edges of the pages

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Author: Beuys, Joseph
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RA 2.311 (Restricted Access)
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"1.Auflage 600 Exemplare" -- p. [4] of cover.

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Author: Pavement
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Zine 4.08
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British underground comic zine. Interview with Peter Bagge. Library has: no. 2/3 double issue.

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Zine 4.82
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Mini collage art and comics zine. Description based on: No. 1, June, 1987.

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Zine 5.67
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Magazine of visual poetry, copy art and collage graphics. "The primary investigation of this magazine is how collage techniques of 20th...

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Author: Goins, Brad
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Zine 4.52
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Information sheet with experimental music and mail art listings. Library has: no. 10.

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RA 3.106 (Restricted Access)
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"'An opera" is a mystery story -- among other things -- in which the object of search, the dot of an i, is presented visually throughout the...

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RA 3.111 (Restricted Access)
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"Pages from the rare first 3 issues of the comics magazine for damned intellectuals"--Cover. Includes two smaller book inserts. Edited by...

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Author: Haring, Keith
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RA 3.116 (Restricted Access)
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Plastic shopping bag advertising Keith Haring's Pop Shop Tokyo.

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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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RA 3.155 (Restricted Access)
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Black-and-white images taken by the author during several trips through Southeast Asia in early 80s. Title on t.p. also in Khmer. Booklet...

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Author: Frieda
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z100.43
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"Frieda, 'the Dancing Disco Doll' was the casual, collaborative project of Barbara Lipp and Tom Koken, born when a peculiar street find...