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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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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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101.93
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13 square boards housed in folder within a square, black cardboard case. One describes the geometric order to the lines on each of the ten...

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105.89 (Storage)
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The Prestige of Acquired Time is a poem about Greece informed by the artist's travels.; Hand printed by the artist at The Skopelos Art...

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102.05 (Storage)
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Collection of drawings, paintings, comics and photographs, some of which fold out from the book.

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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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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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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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111.25
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Vellum and handmade paper pages, with relief prints, stamping, monoprints, drawings, and paste paper techniques to form a visual collage.

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111.30
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Poetry related to botany, accompanied by woodcut prints of different herbs and flowers. Some pages fold out into a larger print and in...

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119.01
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5 illustrated hand-cut pieces joined end-to-end by ribbon in a "jacob's ladder" format. House in a plastic envelope. Title from first line...

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Author: Craig, Jenny
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113.49
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Gluckhaus is a landsknecht ["mercenary German pikeman"] game from the 16th century, played with two dice and designed to pass time. Printed...

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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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Author: Low, Denise
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121.57
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Six poems. Each poem printed on 1 folded sheet measuring 60 x 20 cm. The poems with title page and colophon laid in clamshell box. One sheet...

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121.74
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A group of women artists founded A.I.R. (Artists in Residence) in 1972. This portfolio was the first cooperative for women artists in the...

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120.41
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Retelling of the fairytale of Cinderella in which the character, instead of leaving behind a shoe, leaves a journal – captivating the prince...

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127.18
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Accordian folded and sewn text block adhered to wooden covers. A metal key is glued to front cover.

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Author: Sutunc, Eda
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127.25
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A piece of red ribbon with the sentence "i am sorry for having a vagina" repeated on it. References a bus incident the artist experienced.

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Author: Diddie, Megan
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RA 2.496 (Restricted Access)
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"Pollinate/Pollute is a series of ink and brush drawings depicting imagery related to agriculture. Corn, soy, wasps and other flora and...

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RA 2.526 (Restricted Access)
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A cassette tape of various music exploring the idea of replication. Contributing artists include J. Masnet, Jacob Gade, E. Satie and T. Monk...

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RA 2.535 (Restricted Access)
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"These are nine mandalas and its nine parts. They coincide with the nine assemblies of the diamond world mandala of Esoteric Buddhism. By re...

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RA 2.598 (Restricted Access)
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Created by Peter and Donna Thompson. This mini scroll contains letterpress printed text and linoleum cut illustration on handmade paper. The...

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Author: Petasz, Pawel
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RA 2.390 (Restricted Access)
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The artist's self-portrait spans across the translucent pages of a book. Only certain parts of his body are rendered on each page.; Leaves...

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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 2.354 (Restricted Access)
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Consists of a grouping of envelopes bound by two punched holes with string. Each envelope contains artwork by various people around the...

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RA 2.355 (Restricted Access)
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Each envelope contains a piece of cardboard with children's drawings and collaged pictures on them. Bound by two punched holes with string...

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RA 2.359 (Restricted Access)
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Edited by Vagrich Bakhchanyan and The Gerlovins. Text in English and Russian. 150 copies.

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RA 2.663 (Restricted Access)
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Etching and hand coloring on Arches cover paper. Accordion folded book produced at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In Catalan...

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Zine 7.11
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Corpus Corpus is an anthology series based around a theme with an emphasis on Chicago artists. Often photocopy-printed on brightly colored...

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RA 2.748 (Restricted Access)
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The book was designed and produced by students from the Art and the Book Graduate Program at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design...

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RA C1.44 (Restricted Access)
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In collaboration with conceptual artist JOHN BALDESSARI. Library holds all 3 editions of this issue, Red, Green, and Blue.; Each one...

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RA Z507.02 (Restricted Access)
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"Contains eighteen original etchings handdrawn by Ed Paschke and twenty poems by John Yau. The plates were printed by Darryl Jensen and...

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RA 2.799 (Restricted Access)
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Documentation of floral installations in a variety of different public spaces, visually mimicking a photo album. Includes typewritten...

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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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RA 2.678 (Restricted Access)
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G.E. Marx-Vigo' was the name adopted by Graciela Marx and Edgardo-Antonio Vigo. On the inside cover of the portfolio there are hand-drawn...

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Zine 21.65
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Zine collaboration, in do-si-do format, with relief prints by Frank Kwaitkowski. "'Slave Nation' is an aesthetic and poetic examination of...