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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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105.68
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"A split-page format, forcing awkward word hybridizations between a set of seemingly connected personality traits, comments on the shifting...

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106.09
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"Repetition and image/text variant as phenomenological events equal to moments unreasoned and discovered. Cover is contemporary media...

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Author: Onnen, Serge
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107.12 (Storage)
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"This graphic novel relates a day in the life of a lucky penny. Celebrated Franco-Dutch illustrator Serge Onnen conceived of this project as...

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102.48 (Storage)
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"Labyrinth is a 44 page montage work created with die-cut elements which can be folded inwards and outwards. It provides the reader with a...

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102.52
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Vertical accordion structure allows the text line ("the words are made to be read") to be read in multiple direction.; Edition of 50 copies...

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102.61 (Storage)
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"I made many trips and took photographs of the soil, the rocks, the trees, etc... and then, using these images as a starting point, I made...

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11.14
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One round cut-out window through the pages and revealing the blue stamp mark from the end of the page.; Signed by artist on title page.

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11.61
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Black-and-white photographs of buildings designed by women architects combined with statistics regarding the gender gap in this discipline....

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11.83
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Also issued in 2003 as a component in Quand on lit = When you read, produced by Jean-Claude Loubiéres, which consists of 7 individual books...

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11.88
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Based on the ancient legend of the Phoenix, employing photomontage to tell the story of a contemporary woman's fiery journey and spiritual...

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Author: Dunn, Adorée
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110.16
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Internet image searches with keywords including "runaway girls" provided visual material that was collaged in the style of Black Dice/Jason...

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108.22
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Two small "tunnel" books, constructed from layers of cut paper, depict a small fox in a forest. The artist aims to bring out the child in...

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11.30
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Cardboard with cloth-binding and thumb-punch. "+rosebud is a design magazine that operates with the desire to explore and exhaust the...

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11.59
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The book addresses the work of women architects and designers. Accordion flag book with inkjet print images of women architects and their...

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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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Author: Han, Arin
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114.03
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"A short humorous instruction book explaining how to escape from jail"--Artist's description from acquisition sheet.; Accordion-style...

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118.89
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Mini flexagons depicting color photographs of flowers. Accompanying materials including 1 artist's catalog and 1 vellum paper folded into...

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118.14
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The book collages a narrative experience of artist's father with knowledge domain of Clownology.; Collaged images printed on one side of a...

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116.64
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"Séquence rurale is a kinetic narration punctuated of icons. These icons reminding us rurality and countryside elements. The book opens like...

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116.66
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"Séquence urbaine' is a kinetic narration punctuated of icons. These icons reminding us architectural elements sometimes contemporary...

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117.71
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This issue of 2wice, designed by Abbott Miller, is devoted to the work of the famed choreographer as it captures, through the photography of...

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122.60
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"Silent Sound is a potent mix of art, music and psychological experimentation, borrowing techniques from the Victorian séance room and the...

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122.74 (Storage)
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29 non-sequential postcards and 1 "Special art card" housed in a protective portfolio. Two separate groupings of cellophane-wrapped...

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Author: Kern, Kate
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122.82
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"It functions as a puzzle in response to the Question: "How does Mother spend her day?" flip and fold (backwards and forwards) the outer 12...

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121.84
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A pop up, fall down book of house shaped pages sewn to the covers with a running long stitch.; Xerox on cover stock.; Sliver stamped title...

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121.13 (Storage)
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The pages of this book are die-cut into the shape of a penis.

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123.49
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Die cut paper sculpture, tetratetraflexagon structure, offset, foil stamping. Issued in clear plastic envelope with seal bearing title and...

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123.52
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"12 copies of this small book were printed in 18 point Kennerly on Puissant Press"--Colophon.; This untitled book is encased in a black, die...

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124.10
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"Life is full of holes that people fall through. The lights change. We change. Our friends change. We recycle through them. A short poem...

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Author: Jang, Hyewon
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RA 2.518 (Restricted Access)
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Signed and numbered by the artists, library has 5/14.; Text in Korean.; Small book (weighing 14 gram) is held in cut-out cardboard frame (25...

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RA 2.608 (Restricted Access)
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Each page is physically altered in a different way.; Edition of 500 copies.; Staple binding.; Cover title.

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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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Author: Buren, Daniel
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RA 2.270 (Restricted Access)
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Published for the occasion of the exhibition at CCA: Parallelepipede & trame travail in situ, Dec. 1-Dec.19, 1997, the book includes artist...

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RA 2.334 (Restricted Access)
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Bern Porter interviewed by Margaret Dunbar. The book contains artists postage stamps, die cuts, rubber stamp images and illustrations.

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RA 2.656 (Restricted Access)
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The pages are die-cut into saw-toothed diagonal shapes and printed using three colour offset lithography. It reflects the stress and tension...

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Author: Galambos, Tom
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Zine 12.58
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A comic addressing the fragmented memory left by the passage of time and left after the death of a friend.