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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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103.46
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"The book is a score, which works out every permutation of the seven notes of the C major scale without redundancy, resulting in 5040...

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103.58
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This comic combines one year of the artists' work, often in different visual styles, but which find common ground in the character designs...

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103.59
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Collection of four books of photography by Raymond Hains, a French photographer briefly associated with the Nouveau Réalisme movement...

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102.94
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Starting with William Blake's book 'There is no natural religion', Bad is an experiment to see if technical artifacts and aberrations...

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102.96
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Series of photographs of Atlantic city, taken from the bay along the New Jersey shoreline in January 2012. Accompanied by a prose-poem...

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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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105.48
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"This is an essay and soul music mix created at the request of artist Fereshteh Toosi for her project "Garlic and Greens." The mix is...

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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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105.96
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This book is compiled of images sourced from an Ebay product search with an accompanying text by Edgar Allan Poe which was downloaded from...

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106.14
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"The Wedding of the Century" is the tenth edition of Care, a mail art magazine which was started by Bart Boumans and his students at the...

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Author: Hetland, Beth
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106.02
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A collection of 12 individual mini comics representing one year of the artist's life. Held together with a belly band that looks like a belt...

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106.52
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"Each image on the left of each page spread is a photograph from a mini-bus safari in Kenya in 1976; the image on the right is a zoomed-in...

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107.15
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In Ridicule of Spectacle was a performance, drawing session, and photo shoot aimed at bridging the disciplines of art and dressmaking...

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Author: Malo, Andres
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107.16
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"Reflecting on the language of graphic design, I revisit the Holocaust through Jorge Luis Borges' story, 'The Secret Miracle,' exploring...

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107.53
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A book of photographs of a series of poems, all created by using plastic, magnetic letters on a piece of sheet metal.; Edited by C. Mehrl...

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Author: Deschamps, F.
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102.56 (Storage)
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Reproductions of photos taken in Peoria, Ill. in 1976 are paired with an autobiographical account of a relationship.

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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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Author: Ballard, Jan
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103.75
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"Invert's Revue is about the practice of naming homophobic culture. It features digitally altered photographic portraits of women who gaze...

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104.11
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A series of poems written based on found photographs. Text printed alongside black and white images, primarily depicting a young couple at...

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104.20
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Chapbook of short poems printed by dancing girl press in a handmade limited edition.

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104.33
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This is a self-generated work containing image, sound and text, taking advantage of the computer's random generative processes, inspired by...

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104.37 (Storage)
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All of the pages of the book are blank but encased into a mass produced hardcover edition of "Duchamp: A Biography" by Calvin Tomkins...

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105.37 (Storage)
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The book uses an inventory of stuffed animals to confront socio-cultural romanticism.; Limited edition of 200 copies printed.

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1.11
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"In Concrete Poetry/Concrete Art, there are constructed, deviant-aesthetic, cognitive structures that can and should be exhibited next to...

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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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107.97
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A complete transcript of President Trump's address to employees of the CIA, given the day after his 2017 inauguration. The text has been cut...

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107.98
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The work speaks to the artist's interest in white space in texts and her fascination for printed materials and propaganda books from the...

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107.99
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Cut-out, abstract shapes, some collages on top of others. Each one is composed of squares, depicting what could be maps of sharply divided...

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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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109.36
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Five poems by Simon Cutts paired with drawings by Erica Van Horn.; Library has no. 196 in an edition of 200 copies.

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109.37
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"Six small iron articles of unknown use found and drawn".; Library has no. 74 in an edition of 150 copies.

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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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108.18
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" 'Quality Experience' comprises a group of artists occupying a space between the logical systems of conceptual art and unfeigned...

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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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108.39
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Concept and design by Stefan Gunnesch and Oliver Viehweg. "The pages of the book are made of perforated cards. An associative term or a...

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Author: Kelly, Clare
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108.41
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A compilation of color photographs taken between 2007–2014 by Los Angeles-based photographer Clare Kelly. Includes essay, On Intimacy, which...

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Author: Roush, Paula
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108.43
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"A journey through the double vision of migrants' eyes, travelling through a foreign country. Contains photographs by Paula Roush and an...

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108.48
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Series of 10 black and white photographs in a brown paper envelope with Hebrew text. "Zoomwork 3D renderings of various landscapes along the...

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108.73
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A collection of sourced images, manipulated to remove the crime scene or memorial on a site where a person of color was killed by a police...

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111.19
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Poetry and prose published in conjunction with a 2014 exhibition at SAIC's Student Union Galleries; edited by Collin Pressler. Explores the...

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111.24
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One of three books based on work the artist accomplished in Ganze Autonomous Prefecture as part of an interdisciplinary research team...