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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: FaGaGaGa
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101.63
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Bumper sticker reads: "I'M AN ANARCHIST AND I VOTE!" by Mark Corroto (a.k.a. Fa Ga Ga Ga).

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104.35
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Facsimile reproduction of one of architect Sou Fujimoto's sketchbooks. Design mimics a Moleskine notebook; the contents are printed in red...

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104.38
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A series of seven postcards, printed upon are somewhat clichéd, ironic thoughts, reminiscent of fortune cookie strips, along with a ghost...

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109.96
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Little magazine published irregularly. This is July 4, 1981 special edition of Eat it up magazine of art and culture. Printed in an edition...

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Author: Ngo, Huong
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109.41 (Storage)
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Seven pieces of ephemera housed in a zip-lock bag, meant to enable survival in hostile environments, including gummy bears.; Artist signed...

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108.26 (Storage)
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Series of 47 postcards featuring the work of various artists associated with Coracle Press and Workfortheeyetodo Gallery between 1978-1996...

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108.30
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This series of six paper strips, imprinted with varying shades of beige in order to resemble paint chips. On each shade, a phrase is printed...

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Author: Lloyd, Kelly
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111.29
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This book consists of a series of brochures with phrases and photographs seemingly chosen at random. A loose theme of racial identity holds...

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Author: Dzama, Marcel
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111.11
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"In a format similar to Marcel Dzama's The Berlin Years, the item consists of an envelope with 28 loose-leaf prints good enough to frame...

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115.62
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Assembling magazine. A collection of 29 ephemera in various sizes. Edited by M. B. Corbett. Issued in plastic sleeve.

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115.88
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Four postcards designed by Ian Hamilton Finlay, David Bellingham, Keven Henderson and Alec Finlay, pairing themes of geography and astrology...

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122.79
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"This document contains 547 digitized five-second samples of found audiocassette tape gathered in Humboldt Park in Chicago, IL between 1998...

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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 2.115 (Restricted Access)
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Stamps contained within cardboard folder. Produced by the Walker Art Center from the Robert Watts Studio Archive.

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RA 2.473 (Restricted Access)
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Mail art project in response to Art Strike 1990-1993, organized and executed by Géza Perneczky.; Contains works about refocusing and...

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Zine 12.55
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Made in response to the 2017 repeal of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and American immigration policy.; The front features...

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Author: Lin, Ming
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Zine 13.19
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"In a myth spun from the synthetic threads of the global supply chain, ZARA is a multi-headed hydra regurgitated from the dregs of fast...

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Author: Young, Sally
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Zine 13.31
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"Sally Young is an East Village artist and community activist, who has recently put most of her efforts into preserving the history of the...

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Zine 13.44
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A colorful sticker in the shape of a penis. Released by Beuyscouts of Amerika, an anti-censorship art collective founded in 1989 in New York...

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Zine 14.78
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A calendar for the year 2012, in defiance of the predicted apocalypse.; Features illustrations in a woodcut, rustic, folk-art style...

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Zine 7.11
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Corpus Corpus is an anthology series based around a theme with an emphasis on Chicago artists. Often photocopy-printed on brightly colored...

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Author: Nudd, Paul
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Zine 7.12
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Nudd's illustrated "alternate covers" for books, each on its own piece of brown or tan paper. 54 pieces, varied in size, contained in a...

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Author: Onsmith
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Zine 7.13
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Collaboration between artists Jeremy Onsmith and Paul Nudd.; "Choice morsels, salvaged artworks, lost causes, and false starts. A miscellany...

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Zine 7.87
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"A self-published pamphlet that was produced as part of the 2016 MFA Thesis exhibition. The installation and pamphlet invite viewers to...

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RA 2.764 (Restricted Access)
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Folded paper dodecagon containing 12 cards depicting hats, 10 booklets charting performances involving Life Hats (fabric tubes that can be...

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RA 2.449 (Restricted Access)
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A 1976 collection of paper works by George Maciunas and other Fluxus artists. Includes some historical context in the form of essays and...

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RA 2.823 (Restricted Access)
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Maciunas assembled Fluxus boxes and Flux-Kits, small boxes containing cards and objects designed and assembled by artists' includeing...

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RA 3.100 (Restricted Access)
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Mask for the performance, Caliente-Caliente by No Grupo with Carlos Zerpa, January 21, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico, 1982...

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Author: Candyass
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RA 3.101 (Restricted Access)
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White plastic grab bag reads "Sad Aint Bad." Contents include buttons ("Self Esteem is For Lovers"), a business hours sign, a to-do list...

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RA 3.106 (Restricted Access)
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"'An opera" is a mystery story -- among other things -- in which the object of search, the dot of an i, is presented visually throughout the...

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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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RA 2.812 (Restricted Access)
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Flier for "Zapatos Magneticos" [magnetic shoes], ephemera that was part of the artist's contribution to the 5th La Habana Bienal, May 1994...

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Z100.65
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This recording was made in conjunction with the exhibition "The Possible" and was composed with the intention to engage with the...

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RA 3.151 (Restricted Access)
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"Designed as a newspaper insert, this project was placed in Sunday papers in autodispensers in major cities around the US."--Critical Art...

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Author: Allen, Kris
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Z13.15
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The Unclosable Closure' is a mail art project developed over the course of four months. This work is a collaboration between Kris Allen and...