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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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142.06
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A collection of writing based on a series of workshops hosted by Brooklyn publisher & writing space Wendy's Subway and organized by English...

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142.08
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Collection of poetry by Snigdha Koirala. "Xenoglossia is concerned with breaking apart and reworking the English language—in order to speak...

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142.09
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Collection of stories, interviews and photographs revolving around the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s and 90s. "[Rodriguez seeks] to reframe...

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142.11
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Book of poetry with both English translations and the original Spanish. ; "Like an anthropologist doing fieldwork, in Upper Volta Yanko...

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142.13
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Collection of poetry. "In forget thee, Dreiblatt's first full-length book of poetry, an anonymous narrator ruminates on the end of the world...

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142.35
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Spiral bound book of poetry that draws from the artist's book object "all i wanted was to get into heaven." "The zine explores the intricate...

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142.38
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Collection of photography contrasted with pieces of found text. "Like most of us, Jim Dine went into self-isolation in March 2020 following...

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142.47
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A plastic envelope containing five booklets and one postcard examining concepts of home, routine, and neighborhood by the family of artist...

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Author: Antis, Corey
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142.52
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An artist book featuring sketchbook drawings by Corey Antis, reproduced in a format that mirrors the physicality and details of a Moleskine...

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141.64
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"'Between the Bars' is a volume containing 30 graphite drawings created by artist Adam Liam Rose. The drawings replicate a performance work...

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141.67
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"To cope with the absence and desire to travel during a global pandemic, exploration was done through the digital platforms of Google...

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Author: Fowley, Katie
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141.69
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Collection of poetry by Katie Fowley; "In her debut full-length collection of poems, 'The Supposed Huntsman,' Fowley creates spaces that...

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141.71
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Collection of poetry by Susana Thénon, with poems translated into English followed by the original Spanish text. Includes two essays by...

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141.73
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Poetry collection by Jean Day. "Late Human is a collection of tragi-comic poems on lateness, belatedness, Weltschmerz, and borrowing (with a...

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141.74
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A collection of short "literary non-fiction" pieces of travel writing. "'By Bus' is a collection of journeys. Travel by bus in rural Ireland...

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Author: Yu, Wei
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141.81
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Saddle stitch booklet with fold-out pages telling a narrative of future lunar events featuring images of the Moon's surface. ; Library has...

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141.86
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"Tonika Lewis Johnson's Folded Map™ Project visually connects residents who live at corresponding addresses on the North and South Sides of...

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141.90
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Journal-style memoir. "In art school, Cynthia Marsh took inspiration from Ed Ruscha's Twentysix Gasoline Stations. She decided to write...

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141.92
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Wildflower field guide turned into a collage artwork. ; "'a tendril, a skein, a word' utilizes a Peterson's Field Guide to Wildflowers as a...

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141.94
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Zine of black-&-white watercolor illustrations based on photographs of the interiors of American colonial style homes. ; "Colonial Interiors...

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141.96
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Booklet that contains a single illustration of, as it says in the title, "a very long ship." The illustration begins on the cover and...

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Author: olivier
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141.99
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A collage of information, articles, and photographs about UFOs. ; "That UFO Book is an experimental work about the UFO archive in a book...

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142.01
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Essay on photography based on Teaching Photographs, a symposium held in fall 2019 at Pratt Institute that was co-organized by Ebner and Sara...

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142.03
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Collection of recipes to make when you are hungover, including salads and hot dishes. Recipes are not formatted like standard recipes, but...

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Author: Spector, Buzz
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Oversize 6.06
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Publication inspired by the exhibition "Buzz Spector: Alterations," held at the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) November 20, 2020-May 31, 2021...

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Oversize 6.10
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A collection of 3 books of collages and poems. ; "'Covid Collages & Tankas' brings together collages and tankas poems created in 2020 during...

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Author: M/M (Paris)
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Oversize 6.13
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Book of artwork by Joe Brainard. "A sumptuous 200-page hardbound volume, 'A Joe Brainard Show in a Book' is devoted to the graphic works and...

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Author: Pope.L, 1995-
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Oversize 6.16
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Catalog of writings by visual artist and edu­cator Pope.L. "[My Kingdom for a Title documents Pope.L's] use of language as a mode of visual...

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Oversize 6.21
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An oversize board book die-cut shaped to resemble the sculpture of Serban Ionesco and featuring images of his sculptures along with a play...

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Zine 25.77
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Chicago based zine designed to provide space for the BIPOC art community. Issues so far have focused on Black photography (Issue 1: Photo...

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Zine 25.80
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A biographical comic about the life of the artist's great-grandfather, from his journey to the U.S. from Mexico, to his political activism...

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Object 14.09
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A box of various artwork and documents from the 2020 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Visual and Critical Studies program graduate...