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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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102.73
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Color de Hormiga (ant color) is a phrase said when things get critical.; This graphic novel, "tells the story of three old school thieves...

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Author: Stein, Sammy
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102.76
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A sequence of line drawings depicting pencils generating a geometric pattern.

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Author: Icinori
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102.82
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From Icinori (Mayumi Otero and Raphael Urwiller), a short graphic novel and children's book about a child who is taken overnight by a bat to...

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102.89
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Lo-fi reproductions of photos of VHS video tapes layered to produce patterns of interference reminiscent of static.; Library has no. 78/100.

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102.12
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"'We Have a Visitor' is based on a true story of a murder case solved by psychic abilities. The book investigates the notion of negative...

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Author: Bowman, Kelie
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103.80
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Colorful and sometimes abstract images of the sky are paired with short texts including poetry, quotes, facts, and observations about air...

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Author: Lukas, Alex
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1.13
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The book presents photographs, drawings, and concrete sculptures the artist placed outdoors. Many drawings of the book were inspired by the...

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Author: Lukas, Alex
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1.14
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The artist's book works center around anonymous mark-making, detritus, remnants and industrial leftovers that have lost their initial...

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1.15
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A set of three nesting publications documenting the author's thoughts and conversations with her family leading up to a Birthright trip to...

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Author: DGPH Sutdio
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111.40
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Cut pages allow for the creation of various monsters by combining heads, bodies and feet.; Each body part is accompanied by a name, skill...

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Author: Perry, Pat
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110.40
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"In 'Drawings About Black Holes,' Illustrator Pat Perry meditates on the various dark spots that we all deal with in our daily lives and in...

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12.53
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"A sci-fi story about disease and paradise" set in a future where "a full third of the US population will have autoimmune disorders…Science...

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Author: Mei, Lee Yun
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12.55
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The artist's drawings are "magnified and cropped, showing partial, abstract, and textured details. It is an intimate discourse of an object...

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Author: Computer Duo
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12.60
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"A zine of poetry, inner monologues, and found text tracing the arcs of relationships" in the digital age..--From the publisher. Luiza Dale...

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12.84
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A work about the relationship between two friends. In diary-style format, it accompanies the two through their coming of age experience...

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Author: Cohen, Alice
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12.91
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Folder contains: 1 DVD-ROM and 1 folded description sheet.; "An impressionistic animation based on the habits, superstitions, and lore...

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Author: Doulos, Nikos
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12.98
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"This publication attempts to solidify the remains of a dust pattern that was created during my visit in Khartoum in February 2007. Working...

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121.85
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"'Jacobsville' is a collection of 12 drawings inspired by the natural weathering of Jacobsville sandstone, a rock unique to Lake Superior...

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Author: Kostiw, Alex
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121.60
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"An essay comic about reading Anne Carson's 'If Not, Winter,' a translation of Sappho's poetry. Drawings translate spreads from Carson with...

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Author: Major, Megan
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121.72
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"While the rise and fall of the motor city may partially be attributed to its namesake, the automobile is often regarded as the greatest...

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Author: Mackin, Leah
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125.94
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"Abstracted monochromatic imagery based of photocopied books and documents create a fluid narrative to lead into the smaller, inset booklet...

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RA 1.324 (Restricted Access)
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"Part memoir, part treatise, part collage and experiment, Krista Franklin's Under the Knife is an excavation; a dig at the sites of the...

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Zine 15.24
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A fold-out illustration, designed as a flyer, by Joost Halbertsma for the Amsterdam comic book shop Lambiek. Lambiek is Europe's first comic...

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Author: Family Sohn
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Zine 15.42
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"Infinitidick" is a collection of True Chubbo comics, created by Family Sohn (Ray and Tomomi Sohn). "True Chubbo is partially...

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Author: Drake, Sara
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Zine 15.06
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A graphic novel, in which the artist Sara Drake investigates the illegal and secretive U.S. carpet bombing of Cambodia in 1969-1970.; "This...

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Zine 14.17
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In the Structures series from Uncivilized, select cartoonists present architectural-based drawings with poetic text.

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Zine 14.27
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Dum Ditty Dum is serially producing a complete history of rock music by "randomly" generating a date from the rock epoch (between 1950 and...

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Zine 14.28
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A collaborative zine by artists: Celia Marquis, Gabrielle Layla, Cole Brauer, Marc Lazar, Eric Bartholomew, Alex Naw, Johnny Misfit.

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Zine 14.31
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"Human essence scattered into fractals of matter. Moving apart, separating, convulsing, only to join back together again. Can you lift the...

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Zine 14.04
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The Adventures of Dorrit Little was created by Monica Johnson to capture the story of an average student debtor in the United States today...

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Author: Davis, Tom
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Zine 14.43
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A story of two ninja assassins vying to kill a three-headed golem.; Illustration style includes emphasis on line and texture.

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Author: Korff, Jen
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Zine 14.49
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Published by Tan and Loose Press, Withershins is "a collection of illustrations about a journey and a struggle" rendered in elaborate...

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Zine 14.50
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"This autobiographical comic takes you on an adventure through it all. An intimate and witty analysis on public manners, social...

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Zine 14.59
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A collection of daily inspirational single panel comics by Jeff Graupner, originally created between 2013 and 2014.

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Author: Tong, Jen
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Zine 14.61
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Zine/diary comic about the artist's trip to the Faroe Islands with her boyfriend in Summer 2013.

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Zine 14.63
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"A collaborative zine by Paige Landesberg, Rod Sawyer, and Raquel Hung exploring modes of creative work outside of the institutionalized art...

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Zine 14.64
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Book of shapes and symbols corresponding to words.; Library has no. 20 of 30 copies.

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Zine 12.16
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"Mixtape Reader 1.1-1.3 are a compilation of works released by Sybil Press between 2014-2016.; A collection of illustrations and texts on...