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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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102.67
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A mix of found images, photographs, collages, and altered documentation made by the Rock music group Black Dice, in collaboration with Jason...

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101.75 (Storage)
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The artist revisits memories and physical locals from her childhood in an attempt to translate personal experiences to the microcosm of...

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105.58
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" ... the text of this book is based on a typo that appealed to a contrarian sense of whimsy. There is also a Hudson River School-inspired...

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105.90
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Intricate drawings of animals, people, plants and hybrid creatures. Library's copy signed by the artist.

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102.27
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"Eva Weinmayr presents a collection of newsstand posters-capitalized handwritten legends that condense complex realities into three or four...

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102.36
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"...explores the disappointments of early adulthood by following three lives: Jim, a minimum wage rabbit struggling to pay his rent; Andy...

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Author: Watier, Eric
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102.40
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The book was included in bookroom of the project "Vinyl: project for installation" by Coracle Press in Cork, Ireland, 2005.; Front cover...

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102.52
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Vertical accordion structure allows the text line ("the words are made to be read") to be read in multiple direction.; Edition of 50 copies...

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Author: Smith, Josh
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105.22
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A compilation of more than 100 faces digitally drawn by the artist.; Limited edition of 250 copies printed.; Library has copy no. 99.; Cover...

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105.29
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The artist collaborated with high school students to compile imagery and sound that reflects ethnic diversity in the US, as a response to a...

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105.32 (Storage)
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The book is "an alphabetical index and linguistic navigation of symbols and their meanings. Conceived as a sort of hypertext in book form...

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107.67
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Pages numbered in opposite directions, with the text of The book of tractations running from back to front with numbering on versos. Its...

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107.71 (Storage)
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The Buddha Machine is a small plastic box containing 9 tracks that plays meditative music composed by Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian. Text...

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109.17 (Storage)
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A quarterly DVD magazine containing a selection of live and animated short films and documentaries. Some issue accompanied by "bonus" disc...

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109.36
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Five poems by Simon Cutts paired with drawings by Erica Van Horn.; Library has no. 196 in an edition of 200 copies.

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113.29
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Book version of The Making of Americans (18 min), a film by Caecilia Tripp from 2004 and based on the texts & opera by Gertrude Stein...

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113.41
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Edited by Robert and Marc Herbst. An independent journal of political dissent from Los Angeles. Description based on: Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2005)...

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11.73
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"Bailliwik is an artists' collective and a self-published anthology of our work. Our members live on two continents and throughout the...

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11.96
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name exploring the idea of the "multiverse" in which it is said our universe, and...

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110.21
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Signed and numbered 17 prints by 17 Chicago artists.; Issued in illustrated box designed by Ivan Brunetti.

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Author: Marlowe, Ina
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110.36
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"A story for my mother's 80th birthday, based on her life as a child."; Reproductions of representational paintings.

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110.07
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The text reads from front to back and to front again, paired with images of urban landscape. Title is revealed through a cut-out window on...

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11.51
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"Scrapper truck photos, taken at the Kingsbury street scrap yard and around town., Chicago, IL 2003-05" -- T. p.; Board book with images...

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116.60
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Digital collages of a journey to Korea, consisting of 14 images of Seoul framed with textures unique to the culture.; Using a unique non...

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115.83
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Drawings interspersed with reproduced photographs make up this visual book. Photographs by Meeaoo Gfeller.; Hand-bound and numbered...

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113.92 (Storage)
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The artist collected and documented discarded commodities, which carried depictions of the American Flag, from public space in New York City...

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114.12
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"Esopus is a twice-yearly arts magazine featuring fresh, unmediated perspectives on contemporary culture from a wide range of creative...

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114.22
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Classical ballet poses are incorporated into everyday chores.; Library has no. 8/10.

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118.45
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"...publishes varied works of literature three to five times a year, bringing a taste of artist books to the literary world."--Colophon...

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Author: Stairs, David
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118.61
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The artist parallels his personal development with statistical information about US consumption and spending. Staple binding. Cover title.

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118.68
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"Synopsis: Traditional in form, radical in content, this issue of the annual queer feminist art journal, published through Printed Matter's...

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118.92
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"Inspired by the Scottish landscape Loch presents 20 roundel vignettes with fine linear renderings of water surfaces, plants, reeds and...

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118.98
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Close-up reproductions of mouths from media images document moments in which public figures made official apologies. Images are followed by...