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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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103.25
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Moutanislandglacier was assembled from conversations spurred by Eyjafjallajökull, the Iceland volcanic eruption that halted European air...

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Author: Maire, Benoit
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103.26
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Resultant from an exhibition in which the artist investigates the question of what the object of philosophy is. Features five artworks using...

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103.30
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BigMinis is a miniature book designed and published by the MCA Bordeaux. The book contains 182 pages of full-color images of contemporary...

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103.34
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Bon Voyage is a virtual 3D journey through Allet's installation at the Musee d'Art du Valais. Unlike the typical exhibition catalogue that...

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103.58
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This comic combines one year of the artists' work, often in different visual styles, but which find common ground in the character designs...

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102.98 (Storage)
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"By repeatedly emailing myself, the work becomes a formal study of the default formatting of an email program, as well as a depiction of...

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101.72
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"The images that have been resurrected in No Need to Perish originate from discarded publications, including interior design magazines...

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Author: Malo, Andres
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107.16
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"Reflecting on the language of graphic design, I revisit the Holocaust through Jorge Luis Borges' story, 'The Secret Miracle,' exploring...

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107.17
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An envelope that houses a letter to SAIC Performance professor Mark Jeffery, documenting the artist's "unseen performance" having slipped...

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107.27
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Mediated by Pedro Barateiro and Ricardo Valentim, "Activity" is a collaboratively created artists' book authored by multiple individuals...

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107.29 (Storage)
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"To analyze audiovisual material, we employ the x-y mode of an oscilloscope... the meter visualizes three different attributes of sound-...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.35
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"Letters of a Rhetorical Nature" is a collection of conceptual, rhetorical texts composed as short typewritten letters. The letters address...

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Author: Woods, Gaea
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107.43
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Woods documents the growth of 12 tulip bulbs fertilized with 12 different fertilizers in a controlled environment and references Conceptual...

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107.52
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"...This is a mimicked version using selected images scanned from the original books."--Aritst's description from acquisition sheet.; Essay...

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107.53
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A book of photographs of a series of poems, all created by using plastic, magnetic letters on a piece of sheet metal.; Edited by C. Mehrl...

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107.60
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A selection of the author's poetry; "Some of these pieces previously appeared in Peter Ganick's 'Experiential-Experimental-Literature,' and...

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104.37 (Storage)
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All of the pages of the book are blank but encased into a mass produced hardcover edition of "Duchamp: A Biography" by Calvin Tomkins...

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Author: Schulz, David
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107.62
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"Photographs of urban infrastructure in New York City, set within the appropriated context of a recipe book for bombs and explosives. The...

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107.66
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Contains photographic works from seventeen Chinese artists, with an emphasis on photographic representations of youth.

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107.88 (Storage)
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The exhibition, Shadow Fux, on view at the Swiss Institute in 2010 and 2011, was a collaboration between artist Rita Ackermann and artist...

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109.50
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40 duotone plates featuring black and white photographs that play with focus, distortion, and abstraction. "A key figure in contemporary...

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Author: Leon, Jon
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113.28
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Content Series publishes books of a set length and format that feature new and original work of any kind. For his contribution, Leon's book...

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108.42
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"A simultaneous subversion and re-invention of the poetics of identiy, Harmony Holiday's debut poetry collection and the accompanything...

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110.08
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Page Count is a reflection on book collecting, ownership and reproduction- referencing to both Sol Lewitt's "Autobiography" and Jonathan...

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116.47
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A reprint of the original 1973 edition, also part of the Flasch collection. "Put together when Vicuna was just twenty-five years old, the...

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Author: Pirkle, Amy
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115.75
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"I printed Vertigo at Penland School of Crafts during a week-long retreat for instructors in September 2011, shortly after having been...

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Author: FLUXspace
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115.77
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"The intention of the project was to produce a diverse and timely and collectively penned reply to a new release of 'Where Art Belongs' by...

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115.81
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"The artist's book Ki-da Rilke evolved in relation to the exhibition "Line Wall" by Sung Hwan Kim. In the book, Kim engages with the work of...

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114.38
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The British performance artist Tris Vonna-Michell utilizes projections, texts, and antiquated technologies as theatrical props for his often...

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Author: Myers, Rick
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119.14
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AFTERIMAGES was "made in correspondence with Douglas Blazek, the prolific and influential poet and publisher, who is recognized as being an...

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118.33
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"This is a facsimile publication of Barry Flanagan's student magazine Silâns produced at St Martins School of Art. Flanagan co-edited with...

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118.40
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A poem dedicated to a tattoo artist, and proposing a tattoo for the artist's back in a layout and typography reminiscent of the French...

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116.79
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Conflating the common Japanese image of a rabbit in the moon with an Aztec myth featuring the same imagery, Jonas created an installation...

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12.38
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"Terri Kapsalis partnered with pharmacists and forensic experts at the University of Illinois at Chicago to test the pills in Jane Addams'...

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12.96
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"Biscotti di Vento is a research project by artist Vittoria Soddu in collaboration with authors Manlio Brigalia, Bianca Pitzorno and...

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Author: Shaw, Tate
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119.81
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Book captures snapshots of differing landscapes and scenes accompanied by short, poetic and instructions for the reader to contemplate or...

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12.15
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Part of the EP album Robo Saga by Brain Vacation, this limited edition book presents a story that unfolds in the form of instant messaging...