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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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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: West, Jordan
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107.38
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"Your Place or Mine" is a visual exploration of the commodification of the panoramic living room view as a prime feature of housing...

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102.20 (Storage)
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Set lacks collective title and numbering ; title from slip case ; imprints varies for each booklet. Each booklet consists of 1 sheet (59 x...

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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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Author: Muntges, Anne
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109.10
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Accordion folded lithograph, hand drawn, based on an installation by the same name. The original installation featured "a life-size home...

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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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Author: Ishii, Keiko
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116.55
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The book unfolds into a map that examines the artist's connection with his Japanese family members who resided in the state of Washington...

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Author: FLUXspace
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115.77
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"The intention of the project was to produce a diverse and timely and collectively penned reply to a new release of 'Where Art Belongs' by...

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114.40 (Storage)
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Short story with illustration in etching. Loose leaves format housed in clamshell case. Printed in edition of 25. Library has copy no. 22...

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115.04
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Varying motifs incorporating the number 1000.; Some pages vary in size.; Cover made of sandpaper.; Library has no. 618 in an edition of 1000...

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122.07
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Accordion folded strip printed one side and attached its end to back cover. Design, text, printing by K. Richard Mueller. Bound by Siegfried...

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120.31
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Photographs and illustrations of stones and crystals, interspersed with an alchemy text. "A mysterious and mesmerising exploration into the...

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122.14
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An artist's book includes hand printed color lithographs and computer generated images. Images and text explore violence and popular culture...

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121.44
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"In memory to my friends who died through the crisis ..."; Includes one unbound signed print.; Plastic spiral bound; front cover is a two...

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123.03
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This book consists of 20 lithographs, printed on heavy stock, of collages composed from newspaper fragments. Two screenprint inserts with...

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RA 2.553 (Restricted Access)
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Retelling the fairy tale La fable du Hasard by Charles Perrault in a pictographic translation.; An accordion folded strip printed on single...

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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 2.358 (Restricted Access)
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Folio containing three signed and titled sets of four stamps: 'Penny Blacks,' 'Penny Reds,' & 'Twopenny Blues.' Title from folio cover...

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RA 3.168 (Restricted Access)
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The work evokes the artist's memories of growing up in an English mining town through incorporating "strata of acrylic materials and collage...

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RA 2.842
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Experimental book designed and printed at the Falcon Press in Philadelphia, using photo-offset lithography as an art form. A collaboration...

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RA 3.164 (Restricted Access)
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First issue of a yearly publication featuring a collection of original mixed-media artwork by 37 artists. "The artists participating in this...

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Z18.04
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Eight original hand printed collotype images with screenprinted text housed in clam shell box. The gelatin coated aluminum plates were hand...

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Zine Oversize 1.04
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The box contains zine projects created for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) course ARTHI 3813: Punk 101, Spring 2010...

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Zine 8.69
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Speed Kills is a fanzine dedicated to editor Steve Rutherford's two main interests: cars and music. The magazine focuses on the design of...

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141.13
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An exhibition catalog for the performance "Les Doigts en Fleur" at Turin Botanical Garden in May 2019, directed by Marina Cavadini and...

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141.45
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Phlogiston is a substance supposed by 18th-century chemists to exist in all combustible bodies, and to be released in combustion. Collection...

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1600.01
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Edition of 6 copies.; Library has no. 5 signed and dated by the artist.; Cover title.

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Author: Owen, Claire
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15.86
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"The text was handwritten, the images were drawn and painted directly on lithographic plates."--Colophon.; Text in a handwritten script by...

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16.87
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A flip book that contains drawings of a park ranger waving flags. Some of the pages contain singular nouns like Attention, Affirmative...

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52.12
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Typewritten slip tipped in: "'etch-sketch', a poem, was written by Susan Roberts and became, after collaboration on the beginning images...

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Author: Nguyen, Tammy
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4800.02
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Clothbound book with cover and pages divided in half, horizontally, but bound to the same back board. Includes color lithographs...

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Author: Rehli, Maria
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45.12
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A book about sleep.; Abstract woodblock prints and lino etchings, on Chinese paper Whenzou show the states of consciousness of falling...

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93.04
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Collaged to two pages of this book are a dried seedpod and flower of a heronbill plant. Library has no. 48 in an edition of 50, signed and...

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91.95
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A collaboration between Paul Gangloff and Our Polite Society (Matthias Kreutzer and Jens Schildt), an Amsterdam-based studio. "Four...

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93.09
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Book has screen-printed wooden covers.; Published in a limited edition of 300.; Library has no. 21. Signed by the artist.

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RA 1.197 (Restricted Access)
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The piece consists of three wishbones, one semi-translucent rubber, one black metal, and one cream-colored clay, placed in a felt setting...

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RA 1.315 (Restricted Access)
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Text by Aaron Beck. Letterpress text and screen-printed images documenting the daily life of the artist's eccentric, sports loving...

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Oversize 1.25
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A "reworking of the accumulated archive of photographer Gareth McConnell [featuring] kaleidoscopic imagery fusing portraits he took of rave...