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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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103.24
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"Polyphony #1 presents the video, sound and performance work The Speaker through images and video stills from a speech delivered by Fidel...

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101.65
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"Inspired by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Karl Holmqvist uses a writing method mainly based on quotes, which now includes a diverse range of...

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101.99
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"This book documents Ron Terada's walkabout of Cockatoo Island in September 2008."--From publisher's website.

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105.97
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"This work illustrates a tree as humans normally see it…and proceeds to show the cross sections. This visual poetry deals with the ideas of...

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106.52
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"Each image on the left of each page spread is a photograph from a mini-bus safari in Kenya in 1976; the image on the right is a zoomed-in...

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107.14
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Published by Drawn and Quarterly, 'Dirty Dishes' chronicles the many practices of the Canadian artist, cartoonist, and filmmaker, Amy...

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107.42
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Featuring black-and-white reproductions of found photographs of both fire destruction and billowing smoke, each book also contains an...

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1.11
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"In Concrete Poetry/Concrete Art, there are constructed, deviant-aesthetic, cognitive structures that can and should be exhibited next to...

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108.11
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As part of his residency and subsequent exhibition at CCA Kitakyushu, Demand replaced a mirror in a bar called Black Label with a cardboard...

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109.61
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In this work, artist Danh Vo presents objects, documents and artefacts against the background of the specific history of Kunsthalle Basel...

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109.76
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"There are gardenias (though only as scented words), there are letters and postcards, there are presents, and there are lavish illustrations...

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110.20
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In preparation is published monthly by the SAIC writing program. Description based on February issue, 2009.

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110.35
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Comic stories of Fortuna, "the greatest super hero in the world who suffers from a crippling case of ennui."

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Author: Han, Arin
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114.03
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"A short humorous instruction book explaining how to escape from jail"--Artist's description from acquisition sheet.; Accordion-style...

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115.17
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Includes DVD with short films based on the poetry. "The austere second volume from Greenstreet picks up on her other career as a...

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Author: Chan, Ian
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122.61 (Storage)
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An accordion-style photographic essay and geographical representation of West Division Street in Chicago, mimicking Ed Ruscha's "Every...

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122.77
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The work is a book of a book, each page a photographed version of the original surface, worked-over and complete with torn edges, smudges...

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Author: Hetland, Beth
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122.83
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A comic about making snow angels. Front cover fits into jagged-edged slit like an envelope.

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120.72
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A poem regarding a junk doll, by Dan Crawford. Design, binding and printing by Muriel Underwood in miniature book form. Also features a...

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Author: Haworth, Paul
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121.32
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Silk Handkerchiefs is Part One of a trilogy narrated by a fictitious character named Alex (Abs) Brenchley. "The character and story of Silk...

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120.42
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Book tracing the transformations of the character representing the letter "S". Contains images of old books and newspapers illustrating the...

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120.48
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LaVergne Novak chronicles her trip with 77 other World War II veterans from Chicago to Washington D.C. to visit the new WWII Memorial in...

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120.50
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Essay written by 15-year-old Kyle Watts, then a sophomore at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks, California. Book design and binding by...

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120.59
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Short fantasy story of a bookworm's quest to eat forbidden books by Dan Crawford, in miniature book form with illustrations, printing and...

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Author: Li, Mingxuan
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123.96 (Storage)
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This work is based on a story by Jorge Louis Borges.; Based on a 'story within a story' format, the design of the book is divided into three...

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RA 2.562 (Restricted Access)
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"In the late 1960s Andy Warhol, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, set out to turn the novel into an...

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RA 2.592 (Restricted Access)
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In this piece, the artist copies by hand, word for word, the last chapter of Carl Jung's "Answer to Job" onto individual grains of rice...

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RA 2.479 (Restricted Access)
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The artists John LaFalce and Drew Matott altered books left as religious and nationalist propaganda in lean-to shelters while hiking through...

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Author: Bertin, Ben
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Zine 15.45
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Self-published mini comic zine. Collection has 41/50.

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Author: Sillman, Amy
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Zine 12.02
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The O-G is an artist's zine series by Amy Sillman. The #11 (Winter 2017) edition is inspired by Ovid's Metamorphosis. The publication...

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Zine 12.65
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A collaborative zine about "the most enjoyable bad movies," edited by Kseniya Yarosh and Matt Carman. Volume 6, "The Food Issue," features...

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Zine 13.24
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An artists collaborative booklet of fusing together dialogue and photographs. "In "Rear Curtain" details have been carefully and...

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Zine 14.67
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Zine with collages, altered photographs, and diaristic writing with a grotesque, punk/horror sensibility.

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Zine 15.13
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"'A Mini-Opera for Non-musicians' of Franck Leibovici is a project in 10 sequences. Each sequence, based on a singular notation system...