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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: Stein, Sammy
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102.76
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A sequence of line drawings depicting pencils generating a geometric pattern.

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Author: Booth, Tara
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102.88
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Sequential instructional painted illustrations of the artist in a variety of situations, in which the mundane is often pushed to the absurd...

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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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117.57
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"A hallucinatory night walk in the outskirts of Tokyo, where sleepy suburbia emerges as dreamscape. For the photo essay 'Outskirts', Yokota...

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Author: Mei, Lee Yun
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12.55
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The artist's drawings are "magnified and cropped, showing partial, abstract, and textured details. It is an intimate discourse of an object...

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Author: Kyle, Hedi
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12.58
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Flag book with accordion spine. Each flag has hand-panted paper glued to the pages.; Signed and dated by the artist.; No title or text...

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12.77
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"Since 1998, Ingo Giezendanner, alias GRRRR, has been documenting the urban spaces in which he has traveled and lived. Apart from his native...

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Author: Husby, Steven
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Zine 14.48
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Margin Creep is interested in "exporting the mythopoetic logic of branding and identity from the realm of the commodity to the terrain of...

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Author: Korff, Jen
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Zine 14.49
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Published by Tan and Loose Press, Withershins is "a collection of illustrations about a journey and a struggle" rendered in elaborate...

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Zine 14.56
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Glitch patterns made using the Photoshop content aware fill tool on a martial arts instruction manual.

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Author: Butcher, Nick
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Zine 14.57
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"An exploration of painting and its reproduction. A series of small acrylic paintings were reproduced in scale, with the addition of some...

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Zine 12.28
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Depicts the journey of a character named Sweet Bloop, who "attempts to befriend strangers who may or may not have the best intentions."-...

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Zine 12.29
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This miniature zine unfolds to reveal the maturation of a sprout into a kitten-bearing tree. Held by green belly band.

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Author: Gamboa, Mike
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Zine 12.49
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A 2017 zine of photographs taken at the Chicago's Swap O Rama flea market.

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Author: Ito, Fuko
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Zine 12.05
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This zine collects illustrations of two purple creatures interacting with a pink transparent ribbon, symbolizing the "dualities oftentimes...

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Author: Harter, Kyle
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Zine 13.69
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This zine collects expressive black and white illustrations of inky figures inspired by famous artworks.

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Zine 13.90
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These black and white street photographs of New York City are flipped and mirrored to create repeating, symmetrical images that resemble a...

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Author: Paulina
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Zine 12.72
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Translated as "conjunctivitis," the work is a collection of neon colored uncanny portraits where eyeballs are depicted falling from the...

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Author: Balam, Enid
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Zine 12.74
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Translated as "Brute Force," this comic without text uses a non-representational and ambient approach, depicting narrative through abstract...

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Author: Seckel, Max
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Zine 13.08
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Photographs, illustrations, and paintings are intermingled to form a collage of images by artist Max Seckel.; "The images take on a variety...

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Zine 15.90
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"A small zine illustrating new growth sprouting from an object snipped in half."--From artist.; Library has no. 19/100.

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Zine 15.93
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"Documents the transition of the artist's childhood friend from female to male. As a gesture of caring and also as a way of creating a...

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Zine 16.17
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Reproductions of black and white, high contrast photographs conveying the tradition of chicomexochitl, dance and offerings to invoke rain...

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Zine 18.86
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A one-page magic pamphlet style zine featuring phases of the moon and a map.; Printed on metallic silver paper.

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Author: Mackin, Leah
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Zine 18.95
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Abstract, geometric compositions made by repeating and overlapping the square, diamond, circle, and wavy dash emojis.

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Zine 16.31
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The book documents a spontaneous one-day trip to the lake of Zurich.; "Like Ernest Hemingway's Man and the Sea waiting for the big fish to...

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Zine 16.37
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Reproductions of colorful ink and pastel drawings of surreal sausage people, or "gross sausages," as the title suggests.

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Zine 16.44
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A collection of appropriated images of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States.; In some cases, his mouth and eyes change in...

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Zine 16.45
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A collection of appropriated images of Enrique Peña Nieto, the 57th president of México.; In some cases, his mouth and eyes change in what...

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Author: Inés, Frida
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Zine 16.46
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Black-and-white photographs of inhabitants in the woods at the ecological reserve El Conejo.

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Zine 16.50
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"A zine about a recent curiosity with the concept of parallel universes converging. The idea that when we see ghosts, we're really seeing...

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Author: Rivas, Rafael
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Zine 16.53
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A journey of a inter-dimensional shape-shifting being making the most of its journey while lost between three parallel universes.--From...

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Zine 18.01
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Colophon reads "este rabisco tropical" (rabisco meaning either scrawl, scribble, or doodle).; Gestural drawings of plants, body forms, and...

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Zine 18.13
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A collection of four perforated postcard sized illustrations of Mexico City's public spaces and streets.; Gatherings of people are depicted...

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Author: Ni, Son
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Zine 18.44
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"Son Ni's debut comic follows a herd of horny mermaids as they dream of kidnapping men to their underground lair. The book's unique folded...

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141.17
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"'Foot Work,' 2020, artist's book, coil-bound with 3-color Riso prints, laser printed transparencies, and handcut gel covers. 42 pages, 8.5...

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15.26
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Black and white, and red paper cut-outs, inserted between pages, or collaged and then photocopied.; Issued in envelope.; "A collaborative...

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15.30
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Color photographs documenting a family vacation in Havana, forming panoramic views. "The conjoined images create a hybrid between a vacation...

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15.45
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An "illustrated collection of curse tablets made in ancient Greece and Rome."--From the publisher.; Images of sewing and embroidery are...

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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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17.27
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Printed on card; consisting of 12 die-cut pages which depict an progression of city and country views.

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Author: Chun, Jesse
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16.33
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The book is redacted from the artist's own archive of immigration documents. The work is bare of text and contains only black lines and...

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Author: Tran, Damien
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17.53
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The artist works at the crossroads of printmaking, illustration, publishing and applied arts. Image fragments are collaged over wallpaper...

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Author: Tran, Damien
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17.54
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13-color screenprinted book.; Colorful abstract painting fragments throughout, with some drawings overlaid.; Library has 66 of 77.

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Author: Eubel, Karen
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17.87
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Using solely the letter S, the artist creates a variety of graphic patterns.

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50.25
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"The book documents Rattke's work process, ranging from photocopied and magazine collages to montage-based silkscreens, raising the question...

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50.28
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A photographic journey, juxtaposing the scale of human beings with the scale of natural or industrial sites. As the reader advances through...