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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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103.48 (Storage)
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"Comprised of entirely Googled images of Abraham Lincoln, the book shows our sixteenth president sequentially turning his infamous profile...

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103.50
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The book explores ideas of economy and obsolescence. Created with designer Jonathan Maghen, this oversized, hard-cover volume is structured...

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103.51
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"Yizkor" is a comic about Clara, a woman who followed her husband as he was stationed around the U.S. in World War II, and commemorates the...

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102.09
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""Quick Response" is a hands-on introduction into the realm of QR code applications and demonstrates a way in which two dimensional bar...

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102.97
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Contains a photographic project by the author addressing post-war plans for Essex, UK. Includes text appropriated from a manuscript from an...

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101.69
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This book, in the form of a newspaper, proposes and teases out the socio-political overlaps between Eastern Europe and Iran, 20th century...

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101.92 (Storage)
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The Combat Paper Project is a collaboration initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron, involving war veterans, activists and artists. Combat...

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101.94
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This book contains works by: Åbäke, Vito Acconci, Tauba Auerbach, Bedford Press, Ulises Carrión, Melissa Dubbin + Aaron S. Davidson, Daniel...

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Author: Davey, Moyra
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101.98
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Book has 100 photographs of Lincoln's portrait on the penny, each unique in the way that its surface has weathered over time.; "I was also...

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107.15
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In Ridicule of Spectacle was a performance, drawing session, and photo shoot aimed at bridging the disciplines of art and dressmaking...

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107.31
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Beginning with the Petrol station near where the artist lives in Slovenia, this book chronicles her journey to her grandfather's home in...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.37
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"Trademark (TM)" is an examination of the industrial and corporate appropriation of common language for marketing and commercial purposes...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.39
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"MYTH, or The Artist in Front of His Studio" is an inquiry into the concept of the image of the artist as defined by the architectural...

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107.57
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A book of the author's poems, in Spanish, accompanied by a recording of a reading by Juan Angel Italiano.

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104.15
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Color photographs of a changing suburban landscape, folded and attached to sandpaper cover with metal fastener. Paper band wrapped around...

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107.87
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"The photographs and photo arrangements of Leandro Katz's Historia Natural were made between 1972 and 1979 and involve an aggressive re...

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11.12
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"The Perverse Library is the latest poetic bookwork from scholar, critic, and iam co-editor Craig Dworkin. The book comprises of a...

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110.39
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A mobile space exhibiting visual artists. Each issue consists of a leporello with four pages, reminiscent of a room with four walls, a small...

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118.66
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"A guide book featuring 3 artist-produced audio tours in North America presented with full-color maps and images." The tours include...

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Author: Schorgl, Joe
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118.25
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An exploration of a combination of comics and music. An imagined narrative, drawn in black and white, involving Donovan Leitch singing,...

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12.71
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A short story where "a central and singular event pulls together the town's separate citizens and goals in a moment of ringing clarity, in a...

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122.60
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"Silent Sound is a potent mix of art, music and psychological experimentation, borrowing techniques from the Victorian séance room and the...

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120.73
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A poem regarding a junk doll, written by Dan Crawford. Design, binding and printing by Muriel Underwood in miniature book form. Also...

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Author: Cwynar, Sara
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1200.10
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"A visual exploration of Jean Baudrillard's idea that we live more in media simulations of reality than in reality itself. The book is made...

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Author: Price, Seth
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120.35
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"Was Ist Los is a facsimile reproduction of a 2003 essay by Seth Price, bound within a one-of-a-kind spraypainted cover. Previously...

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120.44
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Rhymed story from a 1905 issue of "New Idea Woman's Magazine". Book features line drawings and a scan from the magazine showing children's...

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123.61
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"The Night Bookmobile tells the story of a wistful young woman who one night encounters a mysterious disappearing library on wheels. This...

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RA 2.465 (Restricted Access)
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"Biography is an exploration of the chemical elements in the human body and the roles they play elsewhere in the world. Each spread is a...

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RA 2.471 (Restricted Access)
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"Soth captures images of men who live outside society, off the grid, and includes a manual for those who also wish to escape the constraints...

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RA 2.490 (Restricted Access)
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"This book builds narrative through image and the structure of the object. The continuous act of walking is accentuated and the length of...

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Author: Hill, Lyra
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Zine 15.61
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Collected short comics and stories made between 2008 – 2010 exploring the topics of "dreams, science fiction, comical perversion...

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Zine 13.22
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A minizine of collages made up of images of the Camel cigarettes logo alongside typewriter text.

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Author: Day, Chris
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Zine 14.74
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A cryptic mashup of imagery reminiscent of Americana, camp, and 1970s horror movie aesthetics.

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Author: Breit, Lizi
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Zine 14.76
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A short collection of vignettes that range from the surreal to the autobiographical.