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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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103.51
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"Yizkor" is a comic about Clara, a woman who followed her husband as he was stationed around the U.S. in World War II, and commemorates the...

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103.54 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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103.55 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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Author: Maron, Henry
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102.68 (Storage)
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Sketchbook of reproductions of self portraits.

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105.55
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"Uniform pairs the lyrics of Mission of Burma's "Academy Fight Song" with historical images and texts from military and promilitary sources...

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105.97
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"This work illustrates a tree as humans normally see it…and proceeds to show the cross sections. This visual poetry deals with the ideas of...

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102.64 (Storage)
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Collaborative work by 31 artists including Mark Booth, Jason Dunda, Katy Fischer, Marc Fischer, Andy Hall, Teena McClelland, Deb Sokolow...

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105.02 (Storage)
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Issue 14 consisting of a collection of 17 original pieces by 17 artists. Participating artists include Robert Atkins, Perry Bard, Jo Babcock...

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107.81
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Accordion book of diorama photography printed and glued onto archival paper, with pop-up hand-drawn illustrations.; Housed in four-flap box.

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113.45
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Hand-crafted, illustrated book of poetry by Rene Coyra.; The book uses recycled and industrial papers of different colors, textures and...

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Author: Hoover, Jodi
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11.74
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French fold leaves glued together in part. Screenprinted pages, with collages, and some hand painted elements, on Rives BFK Newsprint Gray...

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Author: Easley, Nia
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108.38
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"On February 26, 2012, a teenage boy named Trayvon Martin was walking home in the rain, chatting on his phone with a friend and eating...

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Author: Johnson, Paul
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111.26
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Tunnel book with hand-cut watercolor pages and hand-drawn illustrations. Housed in black cardboard slip case.; Signed and dated by the...

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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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Author: Tillery, Val
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115.78
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Folded book with perforated fore-edges, pages gathered and duct-taped to bind. Brightly colored images on both sides of paper with some text...

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115.81
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"The artist's book Ki-da Rilke evolved in relation to the exhibition "Line Wall" by Sung Hwan Kim. In the book, Kim engages with the work of...

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115.82
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"[Book] unfolds into a 24 foot long cartoon landscape. A single drawing: a world overflowing with hundreds of mini-narratives with armed...

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115.83
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Drawings interspersed with reproduced photographs make up this visual book. Photographs by Meeaoo Gfeller.; Hand-bound and numbered...

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118.88
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The artist uses the letters of the Roman alphabet, represented in a fixed circle of points, and draws connections between them in the...

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Author: Wagner, Mark
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113.77
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"The story is about librarians who fight over the use of paperclips or staples. The form of the book follows from the content... looking...

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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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117.59
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"Maria has been conceived as a contemporary 'Book of Hours' which tells a story of everyday life in a small town in rural Italy. It is...

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117.69
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A single sheet accordion structure based on Carlton B. Lees' tunnel peepshow: The New York Botanical Garden. Hand coloring four-panel tunnel...

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Author: Hu, Catherine
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12.80
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The book is a "recreation of a mass-produced object," lines of an exercise book drawn in by hand with black, red, blue ball point pen. "I am...

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121.89
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On one side of the page are photocopies of black portraits with pencil drawn on top. The other side spells out the word "niggers: That's...

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122.18
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"The text is a facsimile of Gerald Carson's Garden Diary in which he recorded his thoughts concerning the plant and animal world as he...

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Author: Cronin, Ted
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119.53
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14 different drawings of a carrot. Orange stickers are used in place of o's in the title and artist name. Library has signed copy 14 in an...

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119.57
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This printing was done after the death of the artist. The original publication date was 1985. Photocopied pages with some black-and-white...

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123.72 (Storage)
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Artist's book consisting of a collection of 40 original signed and numbered works by the artists Wolfgang Hainke, Chuck Stake, Bernard...

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Author: Kern, Kate
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RA 2.110 (Restricted Access)
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Unique item.

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RA 2.541 (Restricted Access)
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Loosely based on the Hopi myth of Spider Woman as the creator of all people who will guide the Hopi into the fourth world, often seen as the...

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Author: Ham, Abigail
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RA 2.542 (Restricted Access)
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The work consists of two separate books. One is laser-printed, with gold leaf insert, and contains the textual description of an imaginary...

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RA 2.503 (Restricted Access)
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"A woman tries to distract herself from the incessant rain by listening to music, adopting a kitten and buying new shoes. However, her life...

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RA 2.506 (Restricted Access)
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"Machine for Living" documents and diagrams a sculpture of the same name built to contain everything deemed necessary for luxurious living...

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RA 2.507 (Restricted Access)
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A record, with line drawings, of site-specific earthworks made by the author in South America in 1972.

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RA 2.490 (Restricted Access)
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"This book builds narrative through image and the structure of the object. The continuous act of walking is accentuated and the length of...

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RA 2.302 (Restricted Access)
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Altered copy of "Humphreys' manual on the care and treatment of ailments which may be treated at home" by Dr. Frederick Humphreys (1816-1900...

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RA 2.303 (Restricted Access)
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Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz is a series of four pieces. Three are housed in boxes, made of either cardboard, metal or plastic, each with the...

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RA 2.320 (Restricted Access)
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Arte Postale is a mail art magazine collected by Vittore Baroni.; Each issue deals with a particular theme, is accompanied by various...

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RA 2.333 (Restricted Access)
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Compilation of a variety of works from Hungarian artists, including mail art, prints, postcards and drawings on a variety of paper types and...