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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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Author: HIMAA, 1976-
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103.21
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"These illustrations are based on the tale 'The Selfish Giant' by Oscar Wilde and were created in Tokyo by Masanao Hirayama in 2011. After...

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103.32
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A book made of a series of appropriated portraits of ape-men represented in cinema and television in the twentieth century. The book...

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103.37
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Ranging from archival notebooks to conversations and commissioned essays, this collection of 100 staple-bound notebooks express Documenta...

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103.42 (Storage)
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"In Walt Disney Productions Bertrand Lavier exercises artistic expression through various techniques: installation, painting, sculpture...

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103.46
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"The book is a score, which works out every permutation of the seven notes of the C major scale without redundancy, resulting in 5040...

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103.47
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This work presents xeroxed covers of thrift-store found hardcover books from the artists' personal library. Part of the artist's...

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Author: Berrigan, Ted
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103.49
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Facsimile reproduction of the collaborative work "Bean Spasms," by Ted Berrigan and Ron Padgett. Includes poems, scores, short stories...

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103.57
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A screenprinted book, printed on handmade paper and hand-bound. This work illustrates the oral stories of Tejubehan, an Indian woman who...

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103.59
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Collection of four books of photography by Raymond Hains, a French photographer briefly associated with the Nouveau Réalisme movement...

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Author: Poulson, Kit
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103.60
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Part of the Time Machine series.; An experimental narrative, in which three characters freed from the flow of causality, inter-twine through...

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Author: Ewan, Ruth
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103.61
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"The idea for Liberties of the Savoy came from a number of places including a folk song called 'The Cutty Wren' which talks of the 14th...

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103.63
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"A man and a woman begin the project of building an isolated, self-sustainable farm, cut off from civilisation. Against all expectations the...

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103.65
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"In a series of commentaries, short essays, documentary material and images drawn from the Swedenborg Society Archive, Iain Sinclair and...

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102.89
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Lo-fi reproductions of photos of VHS video tapes layered to produce patterns of interference reminiscent of static.; Library has no. 78/100.

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102.95 (Storage)
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Reprint of For the Voice (Dlia Golosa), 13 of Mayakovsky's most frequently quoted poems published in the 1923 edition, the content of which...

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102.96
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Series of photographs of Atlantic city, taken from the bay along the New Jersey shoreline in January 2012. Accompanied by a prose-poem...

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103.11
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"Like its predecessor, HEATH (plagiarism/outsource), Heath Course Pak exists somewhere between a Project Gutenberg version of Samuel Pepys...

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Author: Welch, Sarah
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103.19
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Screenprinted comic book featuring vignettes about waiting for and riding the bus. Artist is past Fred A. Hillbruner Award winner.

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101.73
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Close-ups from a found sepia photograph taken at the set of Alfred Hitchcock's movie "Rich and Strange."; The reference image, included as a...

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105.47
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Accordion book with primarily black and white photographs and some color. Photographic images are digitally collaged together. Images are of...

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105.48
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"This is an essay and soul music mix created at the request of artist Fereshteh Toosi for her project "Garlic and Greens." The mix is...

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106.19
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A compilation of autobiographical and often intimate texts written during a year of social work in Brazil, recounting the author's...

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Author: Hetland, Beth
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106.02
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A collection of 12 individual mini comics representing one year of the artist's life. Held together with a belly band that looks like a belt...

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Author: Vilela, Rui
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106.20
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A collaborative text beginning with a short story by Vilela about two speechless characters in love; each contributor reacts to the story...

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106.59 (Storage)
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"A half-dreamt paper devoted to seasonal storytelling and mapping the corridors of our creative obsessions - an aesthetically adventurous...

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107.26
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A catalogue of essays by artists, filmmakers, videographers, etc on the topic of film and issues of analogue versus digital, inspired by...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.38
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"Your Place or Mine" is a visual exploration of the commodification of the panoramic living room view as a prime feature of housing...

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107.45
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A narrative on the phenomenon of female hysteria, using fragmentary traces of this highly elusive pathology to create a discrete world of...

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107.55
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A book of poems, as they appear on television and computer screens.; "The poems can be read left-to-right as traditional texts, or up-and...

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103.69
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Furtivos is a photo documentary of rural people from the Spanish countryside who have migrated to the city of Bilbao to find work in...

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103.72 (Storage)
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As part of 'Beyond Death,' a graduate program led by Bjarne Melgaard at the Università IUAV, Venice, this publication compiles the multitude...

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104.18
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NORAY is a "book of travels through The Wide Frontier, a territory which coincides approximately with the Mediterranean Sea."--From the...

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104.20
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Chapbook of short poems printed by dancing girl press in a handmade limited edition.

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104.23
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A selection of portraits taken by the author from 1972 to 2012. Includes black and white, color, manipulated, and "directorial" photographs...

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104.25
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Series of tonally reversed photographic images of a six-foot long rope, tossed into the air and photophraphed after landing. Each image is...

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104.28
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Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Green Gallery in Milwaukee. This book features two press releases for the exhibition, written...

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104.30
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A "trailer" for Margaret Haines' upcoming movie "Coco" which explores tropes of female sexuality. Includes essays and photographs, in black...

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104.35
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Facsimile reproduction of one of architect Sou Fujimoto's sketchbooks. Design mimics a Moleskine notebook; the contents are printed in red...

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Author: Mayer, Anna
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104.36
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"Documents the first three events of [the artist's] WORD THE WORD series [of projects pertaining to exploration and language, consciousness...

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Author: Deschamps, F.
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104.47
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"In 2010, I received the support of a Fulbright grant to teach at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers Multimédia Balla Fasseké and to...

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105.04
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"Hexen 2.0 Tarot" is a deck of 78 tarot cards with colorful drawings and text connecting topics such as cybernetics, the internet and the...