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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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102.69
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A series of color photographs documenting every Sunday's eaten meals for six months. The empty plates, seed pits, fruit rinds and coffee...

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Author: Shecter, Adam
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102.75
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Graphic, non-sequential, narratives with technicolor double-page spreads.

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102.78
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"A bearded mountain man is awoken by his cat and rises to greet the day by making a list of themes for mediation, from American faith to ZZ...

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102.81 (Storage)
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Photographic exhibition of works at Gallery Nature Morte, New Delhi and Bose Pacia Gallery, New York during December 28, 2005-January 10...

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102.86
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The artist erased an edition of Maurice Blanchot's "L'Espace littéraire", leaving but his own marginalia, reset in the face and fonts of the...

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102.94
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Starting with William Blake's book 'There is no natural religion', Bad is an experiment to see if technical artifacts and aberrations...

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102.16
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Whimsical and informational look at female genital anatomy.; Produced at SAIC in 2006.

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102.17
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Handbound hard cover book featuring a short comic strip about a missing body part.; Library has no. 10 in an edition of 12, signed by the...

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105.55
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"Uniform pairs the lyrics of Mission of Burma's "Academy Fight Song" with historical images and texts from military and promilitary sources...

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105.59 (Storage)
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"A feisty conversation between Paul Chan and Martha Rosler on different strategies and positions of art making in relation to social and...

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105.60 (Storage)
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"In this highly informative and thought provoking conversation Liam Gillick and Lawrence Weiner address some of the most contested topics in...

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105.61 (Storage)
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"Inadvertently situated during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in the summer of 2006, this epistolary dialogue between the two artists...

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105.70
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"Through personal memoir blending the innocence of childhood with the fears of growing up, this bookwork incorporates hand lettering with a...

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Author: Leftwich, Jim
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107.54
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Poems created in a collaboration between Jim Leftwich and John M. Bennett.

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102.21
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Second edition.; Handbound hardcover book. Library has no. 9 in an edition of 10. Signed by the artist.

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102.30 (Storage)
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"The Apollo Prophecies depicts, in one long tritone panorama, an imagined expedition of 1960s American astronauts. Landing on the moon, they...

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Author: Dodds, Andrew
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102.34
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The artist "draws on information from NASA archives, correspondence with specialists in the field and personally gathered ephemera, to find...

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102.37
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Highly abstracted photographic reproductions of plant parts reflected in a pond, printed on translucent pages and evoking writing systems.

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102.38
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Highly abstracted photographic reproductions of a tree top reflected in water, printed on translucent pages.

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102.41 (Storage)
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A project undertaken for the Valencia Spain Biennial, which asked artists to address the idea of sin. Sized and shaped as a portable Bible...

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102.47 (Storage)
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The story of one Jewish family, and its surrounding community in Detroit, during the 20th century. The images are a series of photographs of...

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102.57
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A collaboration by Kris Delacourt, Nico Dockx and Jan Mask. This book accompanied an installation at The CCA Project Gallery, which took...

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105.23
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A "self portrait" of the artist, consisting of reproductions of book covers, collages, and newspaper cut-outs.; Limited edition of 250...

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Author: Braine, Bob
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105.25
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Documenting 15 years of traveling to the American tropics.; Limited edition of 250 copies printed.; Library has copy no. 70.

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Author: Nudd, Paul
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105.28
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Collaboration between Terence Hannum and Paul Nudd, featuring paintings of flash photographs taken at rock concerts combined with doodles...

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Author: Frank, Edwin
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105.31
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Printed on a single leaf, folded accordion-style (13 x 13 cm.) with velcro closure; issued in blue silk-screened felt pouch. Edition of 300...

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Author: Warsh, Lewis
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105.34
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Collection of poetry. Limited edition of 300 copies printed.

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105.35
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The work explores the concept of translating music and elemental sound parameters into an image. It develops a notation system for...

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105.37 (Storage)
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The book uses an inventory of stuffed animals to confront socio-cultural romanticism.; Limited edition of 200 copies printed.

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Author: Tsuyuo, Aki
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108.14
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Accompanying book includes music, artwork and lyrics for each song on the disc.

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109.80
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"Being a peregrination from New Haven to North Carolina for a meeting on Jonathan Williams' seventy seventh birthday."--Publisher's web site...

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Author: Howes, Hadley
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109.84 (Storage)
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This book documents the on going collaborative projects initiated in 2001 by Hadley Howes and Maxwell Stephens, in which the artists worked...