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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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105.89 (Storage)
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The Prestige of Acquired Time is a poem about Greece informed by the artist's travels.; Hand printed by the artist at The Skopelos Art...

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Author: Ho, Juo-Wei
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106.12
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Printed on vellum with text about architecture, cities, and space overlaid on architecture-themed drawings.; Work includes themes of...

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107.58 (Storage)
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A book of poetry by the author that explores the notion of polyphonic structures.; Title printed with mixed upper and lower case characters.

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Author: Deschamps, F.
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102.56 (Storage)
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Reproductions of photos taken in Peoria, Ill. in 1976 are paired with an autobiographical account of a relationship.

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105.16
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Black-and-white close-up of the artist's sculptural pieces, reworking photographically Dürer's drawings of creased pillows from 1493...

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105.17
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Sally Alatalo writing as Anita M-28, the book recycles the titles of existing romance novels into brand new love poems.

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11.01
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Independent art and design publication that ran from 2001 to 2011 and covered a range of disciplines, including music, language...

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109.43
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Story of a vintage and elaborate sales pitch for music cassettes, illustrated with photographs of assorted entryways or residences.

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11.65
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"A small book that looks at a month of numbers of estimated deaths taken from the New York Times from September 11th to October 11th, 2001...

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11.67
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Text in French. Short, dated entries, from front cover to back cover.; Bibliographical information from acquisition sheet.

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11.26
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"Colophon title. Originally published: London: Little-i, 2001.Consisting of a series of photographs of Björk, the artist's writing, art...

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11.30
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Cardboard with cloth-binding and thumb-punch. "+rosebud is a design magazine that operates with the desire to explore and exhaust the...

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116.31
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"Turbulence is an intricately produced artist's book that catalogs Drescher's vivid world of images, and a visual narrative that follows one...

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116.38
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A mystery anthology by three artists and a writer, all of whom take advantage of Chicago's legendary history as a crime-riddled metropolis...

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116.45
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The book corresponds to an installation from 1997 consisting of a collection of family photographs framed with the backs to the viewer...

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114.31
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Flexagon Package includes Emporium (a working flexagon) and Flexagon Primer (a how to manual). Issued in four-flap wrapper.

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118.70
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This self-reflexive story explores the tension between Borges as a writer and as a human being.; Text printed on black paper in alternating...

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Author: Wagner, Mark
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113.77
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"The story is about librarians who fight over the use of paperclips or staples. The form of the book follows from the content... looking...

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116.68
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Faxsimile of notes and photo documentation of the artist's performances from 1994-1998, including an introductory text by Aaron Williamson...

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Author: Hanmer, Karen
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117.10
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Flip book simulates the experience of driving past a field of corn. Limited edition of 100 copies printed. Library has copy no. 19.

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117.14
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Small piece includes whimsical, cartoon imagery silkscreened with French and English words and graphics of an industrial nature. Printed on...

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Author: Fischer, Mark
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115.24
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This publication is a response to items used as bookmarks, found from a Kansas City library. Includes a journalistic excerpt from 1998, as...

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115.41
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A collection of black-and-white photographs.; The book accompanies the exhibition entitled "the anticipation of landfall" held at James...

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115.44 (Storage)
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An alphabetical list of words used in 166 artists' statements from graduating MFA students at Yale University. The statements date from 1971...

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115.50
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Artist Roni Horn performs a 61 minute monologue reading from her River Thames projects.

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122.76
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Hand-finished paper board folder containing 2 individually bound books; one text book (32 p.) and one photo book (32 color p.); folder tied...

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122.31
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Cover title. An outcome of the artist's residency in PICA's Visual Exhibition Program; including photos, drawings, installations and videos...

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RA 2.506 (Restricted Access)
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"Machine for Living" documents and diagrams a sculpture of the same name built to contain everything deemed necessary for luxurious living...

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RA 2.482 (Restricted Access)
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In 1999 Raymond Pettibon, Jason Rhoades and Hans Weigand purchased an old boat named "Bust Loose" and docked it in the harbor of Hermosa...

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RA 2.379 (Restricted Access)
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Artist's book consisting of illustrations of the letter S on the covers of books. Title from colophon. "2,000 copies printed in the year...

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RA 2.401 (Restricted Access)
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"...demonstrates how consumer marketing of new bio technologies works, and introduces the products and services available. Improve the world...

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Zine 7.84
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A riot grrrl perzine by Jolie Nuñez (who also goes by Jolie Noggle) reflecting on her relationship. The zine contains a combination of hand...

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Author: Moe
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Zine 5.66
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Amazing perzine written by a commercial fisherwoman and adventurer in the Pacific Northwest. Library has: no. 3

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Author: Gæoudjiparl
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Z100.34
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The exclusive packet includes 2 unique icons or time travel objects, 1 or 2 original scores, 1 object of wonder, 7 discs from the Mort Aux...

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Author: Hanner, Matt
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z100.39
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"No Jets III" is a vinyl LP released by Academy Records as part of a multi-component project featuring creative dialogue with the archive of...

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Author: You, Luke
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Zine 20.58
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This zine is in the form of a free anonymous letters addressed to you and signed off "from Luke".; Each letter is sealed in a paper page...

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Author: Wenzel, Erik
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Zine 20.75
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Collection of "Stalker" comics, originally published in SAIC's F Newsmagazine, 2000-2001, along with several previously unpublished episodes...

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Zine 2.04
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Collage art and dada published quarterly. "...a forum for artistic and literary expression within a thematic format." Description based on...

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15.54
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"A collection of essays, monologues, biblical passages, love letters, hate mail, fan mail, and poetry."--Description from title page.; Glued...

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5.99
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[... The B-Thing uncovers the truth behind the rrumours of Gelitin's (former name was Gelatin) construction of an improvised balcony on the...