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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: Glina, Piero
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102.71
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"To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the cult classic "They Live" by John Carpenter, this two volume publication was published by...

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102.12
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"'We Have a Visitor' is based on a true story of a murder case solved by psychic abilities. The book investigates the notion of negative...

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105.91
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By hacking into recycled e-book tablets, the artist presents the entire archive of imagery he has created for his London-by-night work. By...

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106.04
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From the author: "TOUCH is an autobiographical comic on dealing with sensory processing issues as a child. The cover is made with a material...

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102.53
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Dear Erin Hart' documents Jessamyn Lovell's response to being the victim of identity theft, following her discovery of the event and her...

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104.11
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A series of poems written based on found photographs. Text printed alongside black and white images, primarily depicting a young couple at...

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104.13
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Chalcantite is meant to implicate the reader in the literal and metaphoric unfolding of their greed for material goods. Illustrations of...

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104.38
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A series of seven postcards, printed upon are somewhat clichéd, ironic thoughts, reminiscent of fortune cookie strips, along with a ghost...

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Author: Hamada, Yuji
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104.39
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Series of deconstructed images in which Hamada creates new images by separating the cyan, magenta, and yellow layers of a digital polaroid...

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Author: Lukas, Alex
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1.14
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The artist's book works center around anonymous mark-making, detritus, remnants and industrial leftovers that have lost their initial...

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Author: Calle, Sophie
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113.33
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A set of 54 postcards documenting Sophie Calle's oeuvre and reflecting on the association of images and narratives around autobiographical...

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11.69
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Sci-fi novel for the art world, centered around the Head Gallery. "Head Gallery is based in New York and Shanghai. It advises collectors...

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108.35
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This book has a unique structure of combined accordion folds and pamphlet stitch bindinsg. Its paper features botanical contact prints, also...

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Author: Easley, Nia
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108.38
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"On February 26, 2012, a teenage boy named Trayvon Martin was walking home in the rain, chatting on his phone with a friend and eating...

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108.39
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Concept and design by Stefan Gunnesch and Oliver Viehweg. "The pages of the book are made of perforated cards. An associative term or a...

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Author: Roush, Paula
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108.43
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"A journey through the double vision of migrants' eyes, travelling through a foreign country. Contains photographs by Paula Roush and an...

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108.46
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A photographic study in the "visual characteristics that European media use to depict Africa. De Rooij collected photographs from various...

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Author: Muntges, Anne
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109.10
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Accordion folded lithograph, hand drawn, based on an installation by the same name. The original installation featured "a life-size home...

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Author: Rara, Sarah
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111.33
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"Earth Breakup is a collection of Polaroids and poems from 2015 produced on opposite coasts, from Miami to Los Angeles."--From the publisher...

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115.65
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Inspired by cartoonist William Steig and his classic book, The Lonely Ones, which pairs line-drawn characters with simple one-liners of...

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115.84
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Three books housed in cardboard slipcase documenting Noah Purifoy's outdoor art museum of assemblage sculptures in Joshua Tree, California...

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117.58
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The Summer 2015 Issue of "Hotam The Journal," a quarterly artists' journal that ran from 2013 to 2017.; Issue #8: Romances is a collection...

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12.30
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"Before 'the end' took place, all technology and robotics were safely locked away deep underground in the 'Cyber Realm… but now, the King...

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12.36
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"On November 27, 2012, world-renowned pastry chef Pierre Hermé arrived at Harvard University from Paris. He brought five chefs, two...

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12.47
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"Mud, Salt Crystals, Rocks, Water" is a collection of photographs and text fragments "inspired by a trip to Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty...

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12.53
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"A sci-fi story about disease and paradise" set in a future where "a full third of the US population will have autoimmune disorders…Science...

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122.05
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"The Ideal Keyboard is a project about the investigations of Roy Edward Hoke, an American sociologist who wanted to change the arrangement...

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122.65
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Newspaper take-away that was part of the exhibition "A Gathering," February 2015 at the Comfort Station in Logan Square for ACRE by curator...

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12.94
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"Carla (Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles), Founded in 2015, is an online art journal and quarterly magazine, committed to providing an...

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122.11
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A scrapbook documenting Kimura's stay in a border village between the Nigata and Yamagata prefectures from 2007 to 2014. Included are...

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Author: Gille, Anna
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122.03
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A book of sketches by the artist. "Drawings of virtual landscapes observed in computer games and 3D simulations, record the urban and...

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122.43
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This work by one of the Magnum photographers imagines a survivor of a shickwreck returning to Dubai fifty years later, and what this person...

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Author: Kostiw, Alex
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121.60
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"An essay comic about reading Anne Carson's 'If Not, Winter,' a translation of Sappho's poetry. Drawings translate spreads from Carson with...

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12.16
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"Diary of the artist's relocation to her family's property in New York as told through anecdotal evidence, i.e. photographs of food, phantom...

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12.22
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This artist book features the certificates for seventy-seven artworks, with each text issued to an owner of the artist's work. Sometimes...

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Author: Neuhaus, Max
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12.23
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Aphoristic statements of the artist as he redefined the boundaries of his audio practice. Seeking to eschew the "small area that music [had]...

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125.73
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This book consists of numbered ink drawings based off of metal forms. "An inventory of many of the metal forms found and drawn by Erica Van...