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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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103.22
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This book explores the dual lives of three office workers (a civil servant, a stockbroker, and a woman manager) by day and their nightlife...

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103.24
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"Polyphony #1 presents the video, sound and performance work The Speaker through images and video stills from a speech delivered by Fidel...

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103.25
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Moutanislandglacier was assembled from conversations spurred by Eyjafjallajökull, the Iceland volcanic eruption that halted European air...

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Author: Maire, Benoit
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103.26
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Resultant from an exhibition in which the artist investigates the question of what the object of philosophy is. Features five artworks using...

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103.30
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BigMinis is a miniature book designed and published by the MCA Bordeaux. The book contains 182 pages of full-color images of contemporary...

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103.32
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A book made of a series of appropriated portraits of ape-men represented in cinema and television in the twentieth century. The book...

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103.34
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Bon Voyage is a virtual 3D journey through Allet's installation at the Musee d'Art du Valais. Unlike the typical exhibition catalogue that...

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103.37
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Ranging from archival notebooks to conversations and commissioned essays, this collection of 100 staple-bound notebooks express Documenta...

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103.04
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Erin was graduate student in the Printmaking Department at SAIC. This piece was done as course-work for Doug Huston's "Offset Productions"...

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103.42 (Storage)
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"In Walt Disney Productions Bertrand Lavier exercises artistic expression through various techniques: installation, painting, sculpture...

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103.43
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"Poemotion is a lighthearted and playful book object. Perception is bound to our senses, and what we see is always a mediated object. In...

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103.44
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"Poemotion is a lighthearted and playful book object. Perception is bound to our senses, and what we see is always a mediated object. In...

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103.45
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This flipbook uses historic photographs taken during the construction of the Empire State Building. The photographs were shot weekly from...

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103.48 (Storage)
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"Comprised of entirely Googled images of Abraham Lincoln, the book shows our sixteenth president sequentially turning his infamous profile...

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Author: Berrigan, Ted
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103.49
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Facsimile reproduction of the collaborative work "Bean Spasms," by Ted Berrigan and Ron Padgett. Includes poems, scores, short stories...

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103.50
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The book explores ideas of economy and obsolescence. Created with designer Jonathan Maghen, this oversized, hard-cover volume is structured...

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103.53
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Published in conjunction with a 1992 exhibition at Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria, this small cataolog includes the artist's drawings...

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Author: Poulson, Kit
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103.60
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Part of the Time Machine series.; An experimental narrative, in which three characters freed from the flow of causality, inter-twine through...

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Author: Ewan, Ruth
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103.61
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"The idea for Liberties of the Savoy came from a number of places including a folk song called 'The Cutty Wren' which talks of the 14th...

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103.63
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"A man and a woman begin the project of building an isolated, self-sustainable farm, cut off from civilisation. Against all expectations the...

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103.65
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"In a series of commentaries, short essays, documentary material and images drawn from the Swedenborg Society Archive, Iain Sinclair and...

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102.67
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A mix of found images, photographs, collages, and altered documentation made by the Rock music group Black Dice, in collaboration with Jason...

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102.69
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A series of color photographs documenting every Sunday's eaten meals for six months. The empty plates, seed pits, fruit rinds and coffee...

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Author: Glina, Piero
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102.71
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"To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the cult classic "They Live" by John Carpenter, this two volume publication was published by...

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Author: Shecter, Adam
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102.75
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Graphic, non-sequential, narratives with technicolor double-page spreads.

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102.78
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"A bearded mountain man is awoken by his cat and rises to greet the day by making a list of themes for mediation, from American faith to ZZ...

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102.81 (Storage)
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Photographic exhibition of works at Gallery Nature Morte, New Delhi and Bose Pacia Gallery, New York during December 28, 2005-January 10...

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102.86
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The artist erased an edition of Maurice Blanchot's "L'Espace littéraire", leaving but his own marginalia, reset in the face and fonts of the...

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Author: Booth, Tara
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102.88
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Sequential instructional painted illustrations of the artist in a variety of situations, in which the mundane is often pushed to the absurd...

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102.09
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""Quick Response" is a hands-on introduction into the realm of QR code applications and demonstrates a way in which two dimensional bar...

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102.93
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The book reflects on never-ending cycle that is characteristic of addiction. The paper is made from recycled beer labels and ingredients...

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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...