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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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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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Author: Heft, Caren
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103.15
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The book is about 2 airplane crashes, one in Milwaukee and one in Japan in 1985. A relic from the wreckage of Midwest Express Airlines...

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102.01
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"Nordenström's Swedish poem 'Stav Sten Stod' has been translated into Chinese and transcribed according to spoken pronunciation. Letterpress...

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105.58
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" ... the text of this book is based on a typo that appealed to a contrarian sense of whimsy. There is also a Hudson River School-inspired...

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105.63
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A letter-pressed poem by the founder of Universal Sufism, Hazrat Khan. The broadside was printed by Mary Shihabuddin Laird and John Malork.

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105.74
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Artist's book with gatefold cover, overlapped pages across each other like exploring tongues, texts bearing on step-by-step instructions of...

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106.11
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"One act play between myself and I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971. [Text typewritten by hand] on Arches text wove, Canaletto Grana...

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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: Jouanard, Gil
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107.03 (Storage)
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Text printed on wood vaneer (walnut) and slipped into carved wooden case. This is a special handeling item.

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.37
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"Trademark (TM)" is an examination of the industrial and corporate appropriation of common language for marketing and commercial purposes...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.39
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"MYTH, or The Artist in Front of His Studio" is an inquiry into the concept of the image of the artist as defined by the architectural...

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107.44
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Printed on double-folded leaves, this book features black-and-white reproductions of original linocuts by three German artists, Katharina...

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102.65 (Storage)
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Poems by Millicent Souris; printed, designed and bound by Kerri Sancomb; printing assistance from Jeff Mueller.; Self-published in limited...

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104.10
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Poetry composed with a typewriter on canvas paper; text is augmented by graphic patterns. The artist uses text as image and states that the...

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104.03
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A collaboration of Ivan Soll, Phyllis McGibbon, and Marta Gomez. Lithographs on folded rice paper with a poem about the passage of time...

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104.38
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A series of seven postcards, printed upon are somewhat clichéd, ironic thoughts, reminiscent of fortune cookie strips, along with a ghost...

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104.07
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"Two pieces about tension between a mother and son, with a tiny haiku about a bird. Text & images carved into linoleum blocks, wood type...

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Author: Ciro, Marcia
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105.12
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The artist uses map-like images, charts, and graphs to explore her inner emotional landscape, trying to make sense of the language which so...

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Author: Frank, Edwin
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105.31
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Printed on a single leaf, folded accordion-style (13 x 13 cm.) with velcro closure; issued in blue silk-screened felt pouch. Edition of 300...

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109.68
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Facsimile of the artist's Certificate of Registration under the Aliens Order of 1946. Text illustrating local idiosyncrasies in nomenclature...

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109.80
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"Being a peregrination from New Haven to North Carolina for a meeting on Jonathan Williams' seventy seventh birthday."--Publisher's web site...

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Author: Mueller, Jeff
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109.81
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Poems by Jeff Mueller; Printed by Kerri Sancomb. Cover title. Self-published in limited edition of 15. Library has number 13 signed by the...

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109.90
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Homage to Ian Hamilton Finlay. The two quotes are from Plato's Apology and Wittgenstein's Tractatus-Logico-Philosophicus. "Two philosophical...

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109.95 (Storage)
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The chapter Prina chose from Heinrich Böll's book "Billiards at half past nine" consists of a monologue by the character Johanna Fähmel...

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11.11
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All of the words in the text begin with the letter 'o.' "This vast well of information was completed in early May of 1980 under the...

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109.20
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First edition of the poem 'John Wayne Died Last Winter.' Every cover of the edition is unique. Pomes by Millicent Souris. Photographs and...

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109.28
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Library has signed copy no. 15 in an edition of 35.; Inspired by a collection of travelogues to Mecca, the work is a visual translation of...

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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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109.54
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This travelogue recounts a 2003 road-trip on the Georgian Military Highway from Tbilisi to the Russian border. Meador's photographs and maps...

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Author: Levy, D. A.
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113.13
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In 1968, d.a. levy was a resident at the Free University in Madison, Wisconsin. The poems he wrote there were later published as "The...

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Author: Mann, Allan
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113.23
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A folio of 10 prints contained in a black wooden box with sliding top.; "The five 'Charts' have elements of travel of of a voyage. The five...

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113.46
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"Shown within are six dates selected by the artist from his residence in the United States (Columbia County, New York State) of January 22...

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Author: Lanza, Jill
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11.79
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"My imagery is built through the creation and destruction of photographs and drawings with letterpress, sewing, and attention texture and...

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11.92
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"almost a manifesto revealing the source of the dictum I Prefer the Streams of the Mountains to the Sea used over the last thirty five years...

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108.26 (Storage)
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Series of 47 postcards featuring the work of various artists associated with Coracle Press and Workfortheeyetodo Gallery between 1978-1996...

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108.35
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This book has a unique structure of combined accordion folds and pamphlet stitch bindinsg. Its paper features botanical contact prints, also...

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108.40 (Storage)
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Photobook of self portraits by the artist, often with others, as an exploration into identity and belonging and a study in self-searching...

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108.72
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"And, the sage burns" is an original poem exploring the activation of the senses and the relationship between the human body and the natural...

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111.17
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Pages are folded into various shapes with text printed underneath. Limited edition of 75 copies. Library has copy no. 65.

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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...

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111.32
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E-books on floppy disks with a letterpress covers housed in stitched cloth sleeves. Series includes: "The Lost Lost Poems" by Kallie...