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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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107.15
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In Ridicule of Spectacle was a performance, drawing session, and photo shoot aimed at bridging the disciplines of art and dressmaking...

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104.31 (Storage)
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A handmade accordion-folded book documenting the publication 'StreetWise' in Chicago. Includes hand-written observations by both vendors who...

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Author: Luck, Barbara
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104.06 (Storage)
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Fast pass' is a collection of poems with the theme of city life, written by Barbara Luck. Collage covers encased in plastic by Susan...

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105.02 (Storage)
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Issue 14 consisting of a collection of 17 original pieces by 17 artists. Participating artists include Robert Atkins, Perry Bard, Jo Babcock...

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Author: Hornor, Dave
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109.98 (Storage)
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Nightmares, daydreams and a poem in 5 parts. Includes a band-aid and a tipped-in photograph. Printed in an edition of 200. Library holds...

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Author: Hares, Amber
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109.45
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"I Have a Dollar is a small collection of writings about absence, fragility, and loss. Book includes a cut flower's coffin, eraser crumbs...

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113.45
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Hand-crafted, illustrated book of poetry by Rene Coyra.; The book uses recycled and industrial papers of different colors, textures and...

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Author: Hoover, Jodi
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11.74
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French fold leaves glued together in part. Screenprinted pages, with collages, and some hand painted elements, on Rives BFK Newsprint Gray...

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112.19
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Call Ampersand Response' is a collaborative artwork made of images exchanged via email. Over a period of several months, Dumontier and...

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Author: Momentum
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1100.06
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"Momentum emerged in 1948 as a group of artists opposed to the discriminatory practices of the Art Institute of Chicago. In that year the...

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116.50
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Densely collaged set-up sheets deconstruct, and link, personal narratives and the history of offset printing process. Signed by the artist.

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116.60
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Digital collages of a journey to Korea, consisting of 14 images of Seoul framed with textures unique to the culture.; Using a unique non...

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Author: FLUXspace
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115.77
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"The intention of the project was to produce a diverse and timely and collectively penned reply to a new release of 'Where Art Belongs' by...

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114.12
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"Esopus is a twice-yearly arts magazine featuring fresh, unmediated perspectives on contemporary culture from a wide range of creative...

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Author: Hocks, Paula
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118.03
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Handmade book containing photocopies from collages of various images and texts about chairs. Printed in an edition of 25 copies. Library has...

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Author: Hanmer, Karen
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116.63
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Part of Karen Hanmer's series of works on computer history in the United States. This work has a National Archives image of 1970s era...

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Author: Laxson, Ruth
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120.26
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Book is housed in a pierced paper portfolio. Limited edition of 50 copies printed. Library has copy no. 35 signed by the artist. Cover title...

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122.11
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A scrapbook documenting Kimura's stay in a border village between the Nigata and Yamagata prefectures from 2007 to 2014. Included are...

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122.40
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Contributors include Alison Knowles and Richard Povall, among others. Compiled by Carter Scholz and Larry Wendt. Color photography collaged...

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121.51
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Indian folktale with text printed onto three card board panels, connected by a folded blue piece of silk with six small metal fish sewn on...

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Author: Low, Denise
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121.57
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Six poems. Each poem printed on 1 folded sheet measuring 60 x 20 cm. The poems with title page and colophon laid in clamshell box. One sheet...

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Author: Cwynar, Sara
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1200.10
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"A visual exploration of Jean Baudrillard's idea that we live more in media simulations of reality than in reality itself. The book is made...

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121.29
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"This collaboration is part of Book Works : A women's perspective."--Colophon; Text by Katharine Meynell, the images and book design...

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127.18
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Accordian folded and sewn text block adhered to wooden covers. A metal key is glued to front cover.

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Author: Monro, Niall
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123.10
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Silk screen prints and collages on plastic pages, cut out window on front cover.; Text by Umberto Eco.; Limited edition of 30 copies...

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RA 1.322 (Restricted Access)
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An artists' book which functions as documentation of Miami-based Domingo Castillo's artistic output over the last ten years, a collection of...

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RA 2.558 (Restricted Access)
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An artist's book contains hand writing, rubber stamp and postage stamp collages. Worn red cover has an altered postage stamp in the center...

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Author: Shiomi, Mieko
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RA 2.504 (Restricted Access)
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"The Japanese-born composer and visual artist spent the early years of her career challenging her training as a classical musician...

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RA 2.463 (Restricted Access)
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Consists of colored etchings shaped like triangular stamps, mounted on double-leaved pages of heavy, handmade paper. There are 2 pop-up...

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RA 2.484 (Restricted Access)
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Collection has 5 issues of Permafo Gallery's publication from 1978-1980. Each issue is hand-addressed to Robin Crozier, a British artist...

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RA 2.295 (Restricted Access)
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Handbound book with two hanging tags, one hanging on the cover, another attaching at inside. Consisting photocopies, drawings, and stickers...

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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: Gardner, Joan
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RA 2.318 (Restricted Access)
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A book of pen and ink drawings incorporating stickers into their composo. Signed by the artist. Library has no. 77 in an edition of 200.

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RA 2.320 (Restricted Access)
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Arte Postale is a mail art magazine collected by Vittore Baroni.; Each issue deals with a particular theme, is accompanied by various...

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RA 2.354 (Restricted Access)
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Consists of a grouping of envelopes bound by two punched holes with string. Each envelope contains artwork by various people around the...

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RA 2.355 (Restricted Access)
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Each envelope contains a piece of cardboard with children's drawings and collaged pictures on them. Bound by two punched holes with string...

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RA 2.360 (Restricted Access)
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Comprised of 22 envelopes, punched and strung together, one red tag wrote: Becth, Keep Front, attached at front. Each envelope holds an...

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Zine 15.52
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A collage zine of texts, hand-written notes, and phonebook pages by Thompson Owen (T. Owen).