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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: Pardo, Julio
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Zine 13.32
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A photozine, in do-si-do format, featuring two artists: Amanda Merten and Julio Pardo. Merten presents a selection of portraits while Pardo...

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46.17 (Storage)
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An intricately folded and sewn photo-book composed of primarily urban, landscape, and nature photography.; The structure of the pages folds...

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139.56
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A collection of color photographs on the theme of family and the circle of life. "Abendlied (Evening Song) examines how individual...

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140.42
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"Sax Solo is a series of curated photographs from Anthony Iacono's personal archive. The 11 photographs shown in the publication are from...

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139.41
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A photobook consisting of three sections, each bound separately into one cover of a tri-fold book. Each section contains black-&-silver...

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Author: Frontieriors
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138.05
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"Our Spectacular Vernacular artists book summarizes and presents our solo exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center in 2016. Along with many...

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138.15
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Spiral bound collection of digitally altered photographs. "This collaborative book is a reflection on loss and memorialization as...

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138.18
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"This book features recent photographic work by Kristine Thompson that examines how images of death, violence, and mourning circulate...

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138.43
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"Paul Graham's 'Does Yellow Run Forever?' comprises a series of photographs touching upon the ephemeral question of what we seek and value...

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Author: Tepper, Megan
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137.16
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A photo book about a first relationship that was thought to last forever. Features documentation of a long-distance relationship enduring...

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Author: Li, Xiyuan
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137.18
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A handbook and photobook on how to be a sibling to others who do not have one. "I was born under China's one-child policy. Growing up alone...

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137.19
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"A book of text and image, 'My Birth' interweaves photographs of the artist Carmen Winant's mother giving birth to her three children with...

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137.34
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"'Coalesce' is a compilation of photographs taken from a myriad of places: Japan, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and...

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137.36
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A photobook offering vignettes into Hong Kong. Photographs taken January 4-9, 2017 by the artist.

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Author: Jiang, Rachel
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137.45
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"A project for visual communication final. A photo collection documenting Chicago in the winter and summer, adding colours and saturation to...

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137.47
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Paired with quotes, this photo book features Chicago citizens at work and at play: CTA workers and commuters, folks in the parks or on the...

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137.48
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A photobook of scanned old photographs, documents, and photographs taken by the artist. Texts for each image are hidden inside the folded...

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137.82
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"Photos: São Paulo metro line [2013-15] and Contact Improvisation dance [2014]"--From Colophon.; Single sheet in accordion-fold format...

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134.65
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"A visual retelling of creation, Endless Bridge utilizes juxtapositions and stark comparisons in a narrative that spans from birth to death...

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Author: Evans, Gregg
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136.60
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Printed in an edition of 125. Color photographs of "portraits of everyday objects from my day to day life, focusing on things which were...

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Oversize 4.92
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"'Reference Guide' is a collection of entries, connected and fuelled by cross-references. These not only determine the characteristics of...

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Oversize 4.94
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"Mount Eerie pts. 6 & 7" is an EP by Mount Eerie, released on a 10" picture sound disc packaged in a 132-page hardcover artbook of...

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Oversize 4.96
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"A game, a series of essays, an abstract visual storybook…all of the above? The design of Jason Fulford's third photobook is rigid and...

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Oversize 4.97
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"In the autumn of 2017, Studio Blanco invited photographer Jason Fulford to Reggio Emilia, Italy, to take pictures of the ateliers of Reggio...

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Author: Goiris, Geert
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Oversize 5.01
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"New series of photographs by Geert Goiris, addressing the topic of our contemporary oil culture. Commissioned by Rubis Mécénat cultural...

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Oversize 5.03
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"Virtual Transparency explores the materiality of glass and glass enclosures in their philosophical and physical sense within contemporary...

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Oversize 5.05
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"Knives is an elegy for American manufacturing made over several years, using photography to trace the shifting relationships between...

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Author: Goiris, Geert
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Oversize 5.06
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"The downfall of the world is probably one of the oldest human conceptions. Representations of the End are often embedded in religious...

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Oversize 5.08
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Photobook of a woman's pubic hair and succulents photographed at the Huntington Botanical Gardens. ; Library has an edition of 1000.

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Author: Wu, Reuben
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Oversize 3.71
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"Lux Noctis is a series of photographs depicting landscapes unbound by time and space, influenced by ideas of planetary exploration, 19th...

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Author: Shum, Dustin
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Oversize 3.87
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A photobook depicting photographer Dustin Show's own experiences in China's public housing estates and his memories, focusing "the many...

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Oversize 4.04
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An unfolding response to archival material discovered in a three-ring binder. 'I really didn't know what I was looking for when I landed in...

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Author: Mammey, Jan
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Oversize 4.14
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Jan Mammey's Mise en Abyme looks at how a photographer looks. As the title suggests, each picture has a picture within the picture, in fact...

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Oversize 4.15
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Photobook, wrapped with brown cover, opens up to Daniel Shea's photography, with texts by Walter Been Michael. The title of the book refers...

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Oversize 4.21
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Photographs shot by an unknown Shanghai University student in the early '80s, these portraits are of unknown individuals, manipulated by the...