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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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102.86
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The artist erased an edition of Maurice Blanchot's "L'Espace littéraire", leaving but his own marginalia, reset in the face and fonts of the...

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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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102.62
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A facsimile of an altered book with collaged and cut-up pages, discovered by artist Peter Stoffel. The work plays on the inter-connectedness...

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116.32
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Alteration of: Studies in the art of rat-catching / by H.C. Barkley. London : John Murray, 1896. (185 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.); Hard cover, cloth...

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118.82
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This work of drawn illustrations mimics the format of a sticker book. Stickers placed in two wax paper pockets mounted onto verso of back...

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Author: Sack, D.
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122.25
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Altered version of the first two chapters of: Number : the language of science : a critical survey written for the cultured non...

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121.33 (Storage)
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"Be True is one of the many books that Gary Goldstein has altered over the last eight years. Only the dedication and the title page of the...

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RA 2.516 (Restricted Access)
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The work uses a copy of Jen Bervin's Nets (which altered a copy of Shakespeare's Sonnets.) The artist embroidered each of Bervin's...

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RA 2.479 (Restricted Access)
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The artists John LaFalce and Drew Matott altered books left as religious and nationalist propaganda in lean-to shelters while hiking through...

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RA 2.302 (Restricted Access)
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Altered copy of "Humphreys' manual on the care and treatment of ailments which may be treated at home" by Dr. Frederick Humphreys (1816-1900...

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Author: Rosen, Kay
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RA 2.665 (Restricted Access)
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Text printed on cover of found book. Title from back cover. 27 numbered copies. Library has copy no. 17 signed by the artist.

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RA 2.753 (Restricted Access)
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This book has unique die-cut on every page of the story.; "In order to write The Tree of Codes, the author took an English language edition...

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RA 2.419 (Restricted Access)
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Odd mailing of artist-made multiples, organized by Conrad Freiburg.; Each issue housed in hand-made wooden container.; Collection has issues...

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RA 3.159 (Restricted Access)
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Preliminary sketches of a collaboration between John Baldessari and Koen van den Broek. From his archive, Baldessari chose 22 film stills...

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Author: Ito, Fuko
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RA 3.162 (Restricted Access)
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Altered accordion book. In order to construct a different personal narrative, words and phrases were selected and cut out from a book by...

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Zine Oversize 1.11
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Collection of zines produced during the Spring 2013 course "Punk 101: the Culture and Future of 'No Future!' at SAIC, taught by Thomas...

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96.73
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Altered paperback copy of " Story of O" by Pauline Reage, with individual words blackened-out.; Part of Burning in Hell collection.; Housed...

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94.41
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The artists John LaFalce and Drew Matott altered books left as religious and nationalist propaganda in lean-to shelters while hiking through...

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Author: Hall, Lane
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94.50
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An artist's book containing text fragments and groups of words printed over dictionary pages. "This is an ongoing project about memory and...

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Author: Finley, Karen
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RA 1.164 (Restricted Access)
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Two pages of an existing book are painted over, one page has virgin Mary, another page bears text: The virgin Mary is pro choice. Part of...

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RA 1.168 (Restricted Access)
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Donated by Jane and John Peller in honor of Jacqueline Freedman. Using Artforum as a medium, all pages are painted over with acrylic into a...

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RA 1.246 (Restricted Access)
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Found book has been sawed into the shape of a gun.; Title on book spine reads: The West Point story.; Signed and dated by the artist.

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Oversize 1.71
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The book documents Paul Chan's monumental project Volumes, a series of more than 1,000 paintings made out of dismantled book covers and the...

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Author: Altemus, Reed
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Z28.22
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Box contains a large rubber stamp of Reed Altemus' face, as well as two sheets of stamp art, eight postcards, and a copy of a letter written...

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Author: Glier, Mike
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Z26.16
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Altered "Sears" catalog houses unbound Polaroid prints. Limited edition of 5. Library has no. 1. Title from pack cover.

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Z26.26
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Two small books (9 x 17 cm.) containing paper collages on some of the pages are housed within the cut-out space of a larger book structure...

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Author: Suh, Sungwoo
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Z26.45
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Book block is glued shut. A stack of 63 printed cards is inserted into die-cut middle section and covered by plastic. Photography on these...

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6.01
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This book consists of printed pages from other books painted and penciled over- leaving assorted words and pieces of images exposed.

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6.52
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"Here the elided majority of the words of Heinrich Böll's story Murke's Collected Silences do not form a lacuna in the place between end and...

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Object 15.07
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This piece relates to notions of landscape, history, culture and memory by depicting geographic trauma. Book includes large-format...

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C1.08 (Restricted Access)
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Created by Visionaire in collaboration with Tiffany & Co., this issue is comprised of a vintage hardbound romance novel, altered by various...