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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: Maire, Benoit
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103.26
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Resultant from an exhibition in which the artist investigates the question of what the object of philosophy is. Features five artworks using...

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103.30
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BigMinis is a miniature book designed and published by the MCA Bordeaux. The book contains 182 pages of full-color images of contemporary...

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103.34
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Bon Voyage is a virtual 3D journey through Allet's installation at the Musee d'Art du Valais. Unlike the typical exhibition catalogue that...

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103.53
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Published in conjunction with a 1992 exhibition at Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria, this small cataolog includes the artist's drawings...

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101.07 (Storage)
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Double exhibition catalog of Johannes Geuer and Young Voss, held at the Galerie Stähli in April and May 1972. Two sections are bound dos-a...

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105.66
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Kleenex Mathematics expands on Cologne based artist Johannes Wohnseifer's recent explorations with spam email. A collage of autobiographical...

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105.80
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"Cremaster 5 is envisioned as a tragic love story set in the romantic dreamscape of late-nineteenth-century Budapest. The film is cast in...

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105.81 (Storage)
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"Cremaster 3, the last in Matthew Barney's epic five-part film project, is part zombie, part gangster film. Set in 1930s New York and...

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105.82 (Storage)
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"The fourth installment of Barney's ongoing series of Cremaster "operas," Cremaster 2 is loosely based on the life of serial killer Gary...

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106.21
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Extinct Entities is a project that explores the various histories of Chicago-based art spaces and collectives that no longer exist, engaging...

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107.26
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A catalogue of essays by artists, filmmakers, videographers, etc on the topic of film and issues of analogue versus digital, inspired by...

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Author: Price, Seth
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105.11
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"Published as a catalogue for Seth Price's 2008 exhibition at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, How to Disappear in America alludes to 1960s...

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107.88 (Storage)
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The exhibition, Shadow Fux, on view at the Swiss Institute in 2010 and 2011, was a collaboration between artist Rita Ackermann and artist...

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109.85 (Storage)
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"Selected Standards is an artist book that combines title pages from sheet music found in a second hand store in Los Angeles with drawings...

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109.46
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"On a day in April 2006, four young men - Cao Fei, Ah Long,TOKILL and Fang Zheng were walking on the way to Yunnan province. Initially, Cao...

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113.39
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Artists' book featuring documentation of an artists' talk and exhibition by Rirkrit Tiravanija.; Participants include Hans Ulrich Obrist...

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11.96
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name exploring the idea of the "multiverse" in which it is said our universe, and...

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111.41
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Publication created to support the exhibition Polyphonia, which ran at the Goethe Institut in Sofia, Bulgaria, from October 6 through...

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112.12
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A collection of self-portraits and portraits of others documenting the transgender and gender-variant variant community. Produced to...

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112.14
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This book is published in conjunction with an exhibition held at Griffin Museum of Photography. The catalog includes an essay by Dawoud Bey...

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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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116.03
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Functions as a catalog for the exhibition "American Baroque" at Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, in December 1988. Pages designed by the...

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114.38
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The British performance artist Tris Vonna-Michell utilizes projections, texts, and antiquated technologies as theatrical props for his often...

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117.89
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Pamphlet that expands on the self-erasing drawing machine created by the artist. Includes bibliographical references

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118.01
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Consists of 26 full-page British and French color print advertisements that use initial letters.; 500 copies printed.

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117.29
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A series of photographs of rubber bands in different configurations, interspersed with photographs from nature. Originally an installation...

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117.04
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"Toronto artist and architect Brian Boigon speed-reads hypercity Tokyo. It is the artist's book of photo collages and essays; a stimulating...

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117.84
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Group exhibition addressing vegetarianism held at Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago.; Participating artists including Heather Walters, Britton...

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122.44
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A photographic project taking place at famous lacemaking industry of Calais, France. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the...

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Author: Deschamps, F.
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119.35
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Inspired by discovered oddities from Joe Vinal, the artist used Joe Vinal's own drawings and words to reveal his obscure life. 300 copies...

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Author: Glier, Mike
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119.44
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The artist interviews people from New York, Massachusetts, and North Carolina about satisfaction. Their answers and portraits are printed...

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121.19
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Documents correspondence between Therese Bonney and the University of California at Berkeley,regarding her bequest to the institution and a...

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119.73
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Containing reproductions of newspaper clips, advertisements, and instructions for the use of beauty products. "'Documents 1949-1976' deals...

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Author: Lyons, Nathan
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119.08
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"This book of photographs is, in effect, a poetry collection of found language. This project's series component is verbal findings in the...

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119.96
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Artist's book published in conjunction with exhibitions held at Jablonka Galerie and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Köln. Containing photographs...

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120.36
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Exhibition catalog edited by Ken Johnson. Over 400 artists from around the world created and donated artworks for the exhibition to benefit...

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126.87
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Post card booklet format.; Accompanying an exhibition at the Saidye Bronfman Centre Museum in Montreal in 1981.

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125.78
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"Early Mail art catalog. Richard Mutt invited all mail artists to join in a post art card exhibition honoring the Great California Drought...