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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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111.41
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Publication created to support the exhibition Polyphonia, which ran at the Goethe Institut in Sofia, Bulgaria, from October 6 through...

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12.59
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A collection of photography by artist Zora J. Murff. 100 pages with inserts, 160gsm matte stock with site specific varnish, painted edge and...

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RA 5.02
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"Teller Abloh" is two collaborative books from Juergen Teller and Virgil Abloh.; Board book is 70 pages and booklet is 88 pages.; Library...

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RA 5.03
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Second issue of "Michel Obultra," a cardboard box containing silkscreen works by Kameelah Janan Rasheed, including three prints on paper...

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Zine 21.71
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Collection of zines created as a final project for Research Studio I class taught by Tom Burtonwood at the School of the Art Institute of...

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141.13
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An exhibition catalog for the performance "Les Doigts en Fleur" at Turin Botanical Garden in May 2019, directed by Marina Cavadini and...

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141.14
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A book of photographs of mountains whose color values have been adjusted so that their greyscale histograms, when looked at in Adobe...

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Author: mouthful
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141.40
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Compendium of recipes, photography, and poetry as an exercise in culinary poetics and Black experimentalism by artist duo mouthfeel (S*an D...

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142.23
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Saddle stitched full color booklet of collages and short text pieces about living in Tokyo as a non-native. The stories are primarily...

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Author: Bervin, Jen
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142.26
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Folded book with silver inlay. An accompanying folded publication for Jen Bervin's large-scale sculptural installation "River," organized by...

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142.36
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Book about language. "National Letters travels through the episodes of the past in which letters, languages, and scripts played an important...

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142.46
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A folded book containing a visual catalog of objects on the artist's bedroom wall, in the style of a folded map. A numbered list/index of...

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142.48
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Exhibition catalog for "Christian Marclay: Sound Stories," held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art August 25 to November 11, 2019. ;...

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Author: Smith, Jenn
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141.65
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A 10-page self-published publication produced on the occasion of the artist's solo one-room exhibition, 'Soup Kite Laser Church', in Chicago...

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141.83
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Folded book that can transform to reveal illustrations. "'Scribbles' is a coming depicting the struggles of those with social anxiety and...

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Author: Barker, Mandy
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141.89
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Hardcover photo book of still photographs examining the polluting of the world's oceans with discarded plastic. "A comprehensive catalogue...

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Author: Pham, John
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141.91
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Graphic novel which includes a collection of related ephemera: 1 small record, 4 custom playing cards, 1 booklet, 2 art posters, and 1 flier...

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Author: Barash, Cole
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Oversize 6.04
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A photography book juxtaposing close cropped images of nature during a hurricane and images of hospital delivery rooms. ; "'Stiya is the...

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Author: Takay
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Oversize 6.15
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Oversized book of photographs by Takay that pay homage to Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. Featuring black-&-white photography, primarily...

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Oversize 6.18
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Catalog produced to document the exhibition Liz Magor: BLOWOUT, held at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University...

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Author: Nacrobats
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Z200.16
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Consists of a small book and an vinyl record which tell the story of the Nacrobats, a Chicago based underground hip hop collective. The...

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Author: Nye, Chrys
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Zine 25.10
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Black and white photocopied zine, focusing on New York City's punk scene. Features band interviews and live photography by Carrie Quartly...

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Author: Omari, Amel
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Zine 25.14
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A zine created during the Dearborn (Michigan) Comics Workshop.; The short zine "explores her changing relationship to her father's childhood...

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Author: Tran, Thu
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Zine 25.18
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Risograph-printed poetry minizine featuring brief verses about cats, each with an accompanying illustration. ; "A little zine following a...

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Zine 25.19
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"A collaborative zine by Emma Kohlmann and the students of the UT Riso Room featuring drawings by the artist. This zine was made during...

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Zine 25.81
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A collection of short comics stories exploring the wonder of the everyday and the changing seasons through the eyes of an optimistic boy who...

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Zine 25.84
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A series of small, wordless illustrations depicting daily life. A self-portrait based on a philosophical experiment in which repeatedly...

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Author: McMath, Katie
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Zine 24.06
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Scanned pages from the artist's teenage journal. "Personal poems and illustrations written directly in response to changed events fom the...

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Author: Wu, Ruoqi
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Zine 24.07
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A flip book, capturing the movement of water in a specific area. "People can imagine the use of it, feeling and seeing the changing pattern...

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Zine 24.12
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Written by Kayla McClain, illustrated by Kyla Thomas, the book examines topics/concepts of gun violence and race in Chicago. Inspired by the...

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Author: Son, Esther
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Zine 24.14
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"[An] exploration of mark-making, as marks existing as itself, as its own life, brought directly out of the nervous system. Combined with...

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Zine 24.26
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"An exploration on how we go about loneliness and desire through travel. [The lead] character decides to venture on a journey to find a best...

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Author: Yuan, Rain
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Zine 24.29
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A comic zine which tells the story of a tea bag's journey from birth (being taken from a box of tea bags) through death (disposal after use)...

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Author: McMath, Katie
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Zine 24.35
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"Spiralized" is a one-sheet, accordion folded, minizine, with a long winding humanoid figure following the book's playful shape. "The...

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Zine 24.43
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"16-year-old Katie Gillerre is the most popular girl in school, until she gets cancer. Her life spins out of control as she starts to cope...

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Zine 24.49
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A minicomic "vignettes about bad roommates, picking your nose and finding that perfect comic you've been lusting after. This is a printed...