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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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101.68
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Semina takes its inspiration from a series of nine loose-leaf magazines issued by Californian beat artist Wallace Berman in the 1950s and...

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Author: Dallas, Ben
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101.87
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"The work is a collection of photos documenting art and non-art subjects each is accompanied by text/a "thought" concerning the subject of...

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105.52
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"The fictionalized retelling of actual events, developed through analogy: the lifecycle of stars juxtaposed with a story of loss, renewed...

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105.53
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The dream-like narrative is explored through line drawings and animation.; Housed in cloth bound four-flap cardboard box (13 x 13 x 2 cm.)

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105.68
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"A split-page format, forcing awkward word hybridizations between a set of seemingly connected personality traits, comments on the shifting...

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105.69
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"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from two personal, spiral bound journals written in 1984 form an array of interactive...

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105.71
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"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from a collection of contemporary plays... form an array of interactive prefixes and suffixes...

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105.74
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Artist's book with gatefold cover, overlapped pages across each other like exploring tongues, texts bearing on step-by-step instructions of...

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105.88
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A collection of discarded betting slips that have been photographed by Stephen Gill and assorted into an accordion-folded book.; Library's...

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105.96
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This book is compiled of images sourced from an Ebay product search with an accompanying text by Edgar Allan Poe which was downloaded from...

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Author: George, Chris
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105.99
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Photographic images of books open to reveal photographic images of empty (or mostly empty) spaces, which are then overlaid with more images...

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107.23
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"'This is Me Writing' examines the act of writing. The 15 statements in this booklet utilize different means of physically putting pen to...

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Author: Mackin, Laura
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107.30 (Storage)
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Since 2003, Mackin has downloaded thousands of pictures of mirrors photographed by eBay sellers. Davis: 80 Mirrors, 214 Reflections focuses...

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107.44
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Printed on double-folded leaves, this book features black-and-white reproductions of original linocuts by three German artists, Katharina...

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102.63
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"A book Travel Guide is a collection of drawings, photographs and texts that are guides for small personal experiences. It is showing the...

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104.41
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Dark Matter is a two-dimensional black sheet of paper, lasercut, scored, and folded into a three-dimensional extended axonometric square...

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Author: Price, Seth
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105.11
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"Published as a catalogue for Seth Price's 2008 exhibition at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, How to Disappear in America alludes to 1960s...

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1.15
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A set of three nesting publications documenting the author's thoughts and conversations with her family leading up to a Birthright trip to...

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107.73
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"With a cast that included Chief Crazy Horse, Krishna, a Valkyrie, a bunch of zombies, some fetish boys, a donkey and an albino snake...

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Author: Lee, Se Eun
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107.74
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"Vzduch Volume collects the uncanny drawings of Lee Se Eun, a Korean artist living in Prague who works the paper's surface into passages of...

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109.65
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"This book will present a series of static 'films' made from found and re-photographed images collated from a variety of sources. Edited...

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109.88
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"Laser print on silver paper scrolled onto bolt with nut. A pantoum comprised of lines of one word each, all culled from Motor's Auto Repair...

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109.90
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Homage to Ian Hamilton Finlay. The two quotes are from Plato's Apology and Wittgenstein's Tractatus-Logico-Philosophicus. "Two philosophical...

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109.91
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"Lost Horizons adds personal loss to the mix of post-9/11 anxiety. Sites representing the artist's memory are blended with related texts to...

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109.92
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"A document of the potentials of reception"--Artist's description from acquisition sheet.

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109.97
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A visual narrative of a visit to the workrooms of knitwear designers Doreen Keen and Angela Bell.

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109.40 (Storage)
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"American Beauty is an artist's investigation into those icons of popular culture wading in politics, religion, decadence and sex. This book...

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109.54
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This travelogue recounts a 2003 road-trip on the Georgian Military Highway from Tbilisi to the Russian border. Meador's photographs and maps...

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113.46
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"Shown within are six dates selected by the artist from his residence in the United States (Columbia County, New York State) of January 22...

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11.76
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Many of the most creative and original minds of our time - more than a hundred from the worlds of art, science, mathematics, architecture...

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110.10
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"The map comes from a larger piece of work titled 'Settling (The Migratory Urge Vs. Love of Home', which takes as its investigation the...

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110.11
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"An exploration of language as object including word lists, wordplay, jokes, computer-generated translations and concrete prose. Quot...

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110.12
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Three individual pamphlets feature scripts for a theatre of objects.

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108.50
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"Each of the black and white images that fill the pages of Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil's Fin de Représenation are taken from his video piece of...

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112.15
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The third in a series of albums released by the New York City performance space The Stone. Features improvisations and sound compositions...

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Author: Simns, A. E.
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110.25 (Storage)
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Story of what happens when a man falls in love with a sweater.; Six cards with illustrations (one is errata slip) in pocket mounted onto the...

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Author: Carl, David
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110.27 (Storage)
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"An extended meditation on the sentence--an inquiry into how we make use of language to express our selves, and an investigation of how...

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Author: Chopshop 2
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110.06
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A series of black drawings done on pink paper by 40 artists on the theme of factories. Derrick Buisch was the printer/publisher. Housed in a...

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115.99
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"an accordion-style multiple whose structure mimics that of a bookshelf...The titles visible on the books' spines act as curious...

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116.21
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"Progressive & futile one upmanship of weaponry"--Artist's description from acquisition sheet.; Silk bound two works sewn side-by-side...

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116.29
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"This ten-page set of 'progressive' prints is based on a Civil War poem, and intended for temporary posting. It is about the continual...

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115.07
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A collection of the poems of Stephanie Strickland that uses the languages of science, math, and electronics theory for source material...

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113.94
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A collection containing archival documentation of discarded commodities, which carried depictions of hearts, found in public space mostly in...