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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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105.44
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Collection of poetry--including visual poetry consisting mostly of handwritten lines and drawings--by Chilean-born artist and poet Cecilia...

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105.76
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Highly saturated color reproductions of scenery, flowers, people. A lenticular photographic image of a strawberry and goldfish is affixed to...

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105.81 (Storage)
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"Cremaster 3, the last in Matthew Barney's epic five-part film project, is part zombie, part gangster film. Set in 1930s New York and...

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102.31
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"This book complements the themes evoked in the Douglas Gordon's first exhibition, exploring dichotomies such as fact and fiction, innocence...

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104.33
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This is a self-generated work containing image, sound and text, taking advantage of the computer's random generative processes, inspired by...

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Author: Ciro, Marcia
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105.12
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The artist uses map-like images, charts, and graphs to explore her inner emotional landscape, trying to make sense of the language which so...

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105.20
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Images of the artist's freckles, blown-up and inverted to white-and-black, resemble solar constellations.; Limited edition of 250 copies...

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107.64
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These black-and-white, autobiographical comics represent a selection of 35 stories from Bell's "Book of..." series, in which the author...

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107.72
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"One of India's most prominent contemporary painters, Arpita Singh has dedicated this sketchbook to her daughter Anjum. Created between 1995...

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107.86
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As part of WhiteWalls #44 and Academy Records # 016, "Filler" featured compositions and field recordings by visual artists Stephen Lacy...

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109.68
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Facsimile of the artist's Certificate of Registration under the Aliens Order of 1946. Text illustrating local idiosyncrasies in nomenclature...

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113.39
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Artists' book featuring documentation of an artists' talk and exhibition by Rirkrit Tiravanija.; Participants include Hans Ulrich Obrist...

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11.83
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Also issued in 2003 as a component in Quand on lit = When you read, produced by Jean-Claude Loubiéres, which consists of 7 individual books...

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108.54
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"Originally published to accompany the movie "Windows," this book of the same name intercuts exterior views of closed windows with sequences...

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11.24
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The book documents artists' exhibitions from 2000 through 2002 in Planet 22, Geneva, Switzerland.; 1 sheet (17 x 57 cm.) has design and logo...

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Author: Hansen, Twyla
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11.28
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Cover title. Limited edition of 200 copies. Library has copy no. 56 signed by the artists. "The images are offset lithographs printed at the...

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11.38
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"Published as part of the SPACEX touring exhibition, Generator, organized in collaboration with STAR and with support from the Arts Council...

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11.52
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"A book of twelve reproductions and one original photograph" -- Colophon. Ed. of 500 copies printed. Library has no. 403 signed and numbered...

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11.53
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"A poem by Freddy De Vree and one original photograph by Julien Coulommier." -- Colophon. Printed in an ed. of 500 copies. Flaxman has copy...

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11.54
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"A book of eleven reproductions and one original photograph" -- Colophon. Documenting one of the artist's home town celebrations, the annual...

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11.58
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Title from pop-up between p. [1] and p. [2]. Above title: Try this. Limited ed. of 20 copies. Library has copy no. 7 signed by the artist...

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115.98
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Henrik Olesen examines the representation of minorities within a democratic societal structure, exploring various issues of homosexuality...

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115.97
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"Entirely comprised of b/w reproductions from the artist's collection of magazine, textbook and newspaper photos. A visual narrative with...

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114.28
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Two flip books with the images of a figure skater waiting for their scores after a competition.; "The 'Kiss' and 'Cry' books examine the...

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Author: Cheek, Cris
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114.59
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"The Books series presents a continuous narrative that weaves documentation and fiction into a radical version, not a conclusion of The...

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117.54
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"'Wish I were there' combines standard-sized postcards with bonus miniature versions of the same images... The perforated pages contain...

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117.55
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Working as a fellow at Plattsburg State's Institute for Ethics in Public Life, Diane Fine asked the college community to contribute a piece...

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Author: Kern, Kate
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120.03
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"This book is 48 pages of text and images selected from my one-of-a-kind artists' books - 1986 - 2002 that share an edgy concentration on...

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120.62
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Collection of suggestions on food etiquette from a 1911 issue of "Inland Printer" in miniature book form. Designed, printed and bound by...

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120.70
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Short story of Polijn, a minstrel, on a quest to find a princess who turned herself into a book. Design and printing by Muriel Underwood...

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RA 2.381 (Restricted Access)
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"Lawrence Weiner ventures out into the wild blue yonder of filmmaking. Using stills from his DVD movie in combination with pages of text and...

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RA 2.382 (Restricted Access)
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Book reproduces in black and white flags of 45 countries of sub-Saharan Africa and annotates them with statistics about the population...

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RA 2.295 (Restricted Access)
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Handbound book with two hanging tags, one hanging on the cover, another attaching at inside. Consisting photocopies, drawings, and stickers...

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RA 2.297 (Restricted Access)
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Published in an ed. of 800 numbered and signed copies.; A flipbook contains a series of photographic images of Gilbert and George dressed...

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Zine 15.75
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A collection of minizines by the artist Abhay Ghiara: "The adventures of Karan 1-8" ; [untitled] ; "Hands up!" ; "I sat among" ; "I will...

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Zine 4.94
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Self-published comic zine printed at SAIC. Library has: no. 2