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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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103.37
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Ranging from archival notebooks to conversations and commissioned essays, this collection of 100 staple-bound notebooks express Documenta...

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101.80
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This DVD includes 5 films by Ben Russell and collaborators; they were originally shot on 16 mm format as well as HD.

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105.56
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"A digital recording, heavily edited and layered (though no effects were used) of me chewing on a microphone. This experiment matched...

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105.58
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" ... the text of this book is based on a typo that appealed to a contrarian sense of whimsy. There is also a Hudson River School-inspired...

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107.22
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The project "how to write" is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the gallery and bookshop Wien Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany. The project...

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Author: Dzama, Marcel
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102.42 (Storage)
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Light blue T-shirt with an illustration by Marcel Dzama. Title from T-shirt.

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107.71 (Storage)
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The Buddha Machine is a small plastic box containing 9 tracks that plays meditative music composed by Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian. Text...

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107.86
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As part of WhiteWalls #44 and Academy Records # 016, "Filler" featured compositions and field recordings by visual artists Stephen Lacy...

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109.88
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"Laser print on silver paper scrolled onto bolt with nut. A pantoum comprised of lines of one word each, all culled from Motor's Auto Repair...

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Author: Heman, Bob
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109.29 (Storage)
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A single sheet intended to be cut to produce a dodecahedron. Sheet has been folded in half twice.

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109.44
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London Concrete (S. Brignell and D. Bowen) make improvised sonic aggregates utilizing plunderphonics, field & concrete recordings...

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110.10
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"The map comes from a larger piece of work titled 'Settling (The Migratory Urge Vs. Love of Home', which takes as its investigation the...

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115.99
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"an accordion-style multiple whose structure mimics that of a bookshelf...The titles visible on the books' spines act as curious...

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113.51
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J&L Video is the first in a new series of DVD anthologies featuring original shorts by contemporary artists and filmmakers. Artists include...

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113.69
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Various material ephemera in varying dimensions by several artists. "Inbox is a limited edition collection of prints, multiples and works on...

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116.77
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"Images from a 1960 edition of the Encyclopedia Americana combined with scans of the index carved into a pattern of pixels. A deluxe...

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117.17
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"Print-Out simultaneously acts as a publication and a limited edition, where the reader acts as the editor and a participant in its...

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117.36
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Silk-screened tote bag distributed to hold the Nothing Moments book series.

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117.85
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These recordings document a series of live-concerts that took place as part of an exhibition held at Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst...

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12.59
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A collection of photography by artist Zora J. Murff. 100 pages with inserts, 160gsm matte stock with site specific varnish, painted edge and...

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Author: Kellner, Tana
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12.18
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Prints exploring the lines and curves of the body, specifically the legs. The collection has copy 44 of 100. Hand silk-screened, signed, and...

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Author: Sutunc, Eda
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127.25
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A piece of red ribbon with the sentence "i am sorry for having a vagina" repeated on it. References a bus incident the artist experienced.

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125.84
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"Eight embossed plastic reproductions of actual American manhole cover designs from Cleveland, Detroit, Lexington, New York, Pittsburgh, San...

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RA 1.325 (Restricted Access)
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30 image cards, housed in wood enclosure, held in a knotted embroidered napkin. "The Pothi Box is an unbound book of thirty image cards held...

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RA 1.328 (Restricted Access)
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This represents 1 of 8. Each limited edition artist's book is presented in a custom-designed wooden box in a black velvet hand-sewn draw...

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RA 2.554 (Restricted Access)
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Four matchbook covers printed with Kruger's text and images.

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Author: Beuys, Joseph
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RA 2.508 (Restricted Access)
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Postcard screenprinted on grey felt.; Unlimited edition.

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RA 2.634 (Restricted Access)
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Cut paper disk with photographs. As the disk spins the photographs simulate motion. This is part of S.M.S. (a collection of multiples) from...

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Zine 13.78
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A montage-style punkzine, with works from local New York City artists. Issues include poetry, illustrations, interviews, correspondence/mail...

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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 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 6.97
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This mail art collection consists of 26 zines, each based on a letter of the alphabet. Each zine was produced in an edition of 150 and...