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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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102.61 (Storage)
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"I made many trips and took photographs of the soil, the rocks, the trees, etc... and then, using these images as a starting point, I made...

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113.24
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Handbound miniature book of poetry written in Italian.; Includes one original art work by Mauro Molinari.; 50 numbered and signed copies...

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113.47
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"These works represent a 'De pictura' to be interpreted as a 'vision without weight.' The text is a short philosophical reflection on the...

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117.89
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Pamphlet that expands on the self-erasing drawing machine created by the artist. Includes bibliographical references

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115.19
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A study of urban alienation in America. In a haunting, modern-gothic style, it pairs images of people walking alone through nighttime city...

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115.37
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The book contains the transcript from a film produced by Höller, Philippe Parreno, and Rirkrit Tiravanija in 1995 with the assistance of...

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117.53
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Artist's catalog printed on translucent paper with one foldout plate. Limited edition of 1000 copies.

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117.59
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"Maria has been conceived as a contemporary 'Book of Hours' which tells a story of everyday life in a small town in rural Italy. It is...

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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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121.42
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English reproduction of notes found by the artist in the streets of Italy. Edition of 200 copies printed. Text in English and Italian.

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RA 2.530 (Restricted Access)
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Contributors: Alighiero Boetti, Markus Raetz, Maurizio Nannucci, James Lee Byars, Edward Ruscha, Maurizio Mochetti, Massimo Nannucci, Renato...

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RA 2.485 (Restricted Access)
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48 artist postcards edited by Maurizio Nannucci.; Méla was an art newspaper published by Nannucci.; Artists include: Eric Andersen, John...

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RA 2.487 (Restricted Access)
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Originally published in Germany in 1958 and 1961 by Otto Piene and Heinz Mack. Translated by Howard Beckman in 1970. Zero is a monograph...

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Author: Munari, Bruno
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RA 2.373 (Restricted Access)
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"This is a unique book designed by Bruno Munari especially for the Museum of Modern Art. It is one of a group of books in which a visual...

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RA 2.377 (Restricted Access)
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Documenting the exhibition for an installation by the artist. Text in English and Italian.

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RA 2.303 (Restricted Access)
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Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz is a series of four pieces. Three are housed in boxes, made of either cardboard, metal or plastic, each with the...

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RA 2.336 (Restricted Access)
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While staying in da Vinci's native town in 1973, Mols asked residents to write down the artist's name. Forty of these signatures have been...

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RA 2.341 (Restricted Access)
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Combining xerox imagery with hand drawing. Photographs of shoe parts. Introduction in Italian and English.

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Zine 12.77
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Library has 112/300.; signed by the artists.; Designed by Teresa Piardi, interview by Chiara Bardelli Nonino and Alessia Glaviano, text by...

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Author: Skeletal Work
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Zine 4.60
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Mid 1980s mailart, networking, and experimental/noise music zine. Contains interviews with noise legends like Vivenza (France), and Vagina...

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Zine 4.02
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Italian mail art zine with international contributions.; Description based on: No. 10, 1981.; Text in English, Italian and French.

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Zine 5.38
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4 page mini zine that folds out into one sheet. Short catalog of listings for Italian mail art/collage zines.

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RA 2.782 (Restricted Access)
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Text in Italian. Brief essay on mail art, mass communication, and stamp art on a single piece of paper. Rainbow-gradient text, possibly a...

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Author: Buren, Daniel
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RA 3.130 (Restricted Access)
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French with some English and Italian. Spine title. Interview of artist by Suzanne Pagé.

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Author: Binga, Tomaso
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RA 3.163 (Restricted Access)
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Limited edition publication by Italian feminist artist and poet Tomaso Binga. Io Sono Una Carta (I Am a Letter) contains various types of...

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Zine 19.88
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"The fourth in a series of small-format publications connected to the shows at ar/ge kunst, this monographic fanzine about American artist...

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Zine Oversize 1.10
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From the publisher's website: "A boxed set of 3 single sheet books, Statutorio, La Strada and Rovine et Reletti presented in a custom made...

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131.10
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The work features the word "moment" (in several languages) as a metaphor for the first word ever, printed onto landscape photography. In...

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142.15
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Collection of art by Marion Tampon-Lajarriette on the occasion of their exhibition of the same name at Fondazione d'Arte Erich Lindenberg...

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Author: Jacir, Emily
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142.22
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Street map booklet created for as a part of an unrealized art intervention tracking the influence of Arab culture on the history of Italy...

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141.87
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Black and white book on textiles. "The work of 'rs548049170_1_69869_TT', a translation of artist Emilio Vavarella's genetic code into a...