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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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103.57
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A screenprinted book, printed on handmade paper and hand-bound. This work illustrates the oral stories of Tejubehan, an Indian woman who...

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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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Author: Welch, Sarah
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103.19
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Screenprinted comic book featuring vignettes about waiting for and riding the bus. Artist is past Fred A. Hillbruner Award winner.

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101.92 (Storage)
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The Combat Paper Project is a collaboration initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron, involving war veterans, activists and artists. Combat...

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105.42
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Images by Bea Nettles; creation story written by the artist's sister at the age of 13. Edition of 200. Velvet cover. Work includes screen...

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105.48
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"This is an essay and soul music mix created at the request of artist Fereshteh Toosi for her project "Garlic and Greens." The mix is...

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105.53
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The dream-like narrative is explored through line drawings and animation.; Housed in cloth bound four-flap cardboard box (13 x 13 x 2 cm.)

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105.79 (Storage)
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Text in German and Dutch. The work uses Central American mythology and imagery.

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106.21
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Extinct Entities is a project that explores the various histories of Chicago-based art spaces and collectives that no longer exist, engaging...

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106.04
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From the author: "TOUCH is an autobiographical comic on dealing with sensory processing issues as a child. The cover is made with a material...

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106.07
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"Luminous Flux" is a handmade book of photographs by Todd Diederich.; Theories of conspiracy and perception guide his perspective of the...

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107.57
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A book of the author's poems, in Spanish, accompanied by a recording of a reading by Juan Angel Italiano.

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Author: Dzama, Marcel
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102.42 (Storage)
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Light blue T-shirt with an illustration by Marcel Dzama. Title from T-shirt.

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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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Author: Nudd, Paul
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105.28
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Collaboration between Terence Hannum and Paul Nudd, featuring paintings of flash photographs taken at rock concerts combined with doodles...

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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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Author: Lukas, Alex
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1.12
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DMM presents photographs, drawings, and installation views the artist created in Philadelphia and Wyoming, influenced by the early winter...

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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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107.95
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Library has 13/55.; "Based on an anecdote about a horseback stuntmen, a movie studio and burned books being used to create fire and smoke...

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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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109.42
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Two-color screenprint of a swan on folded Thai paper (55 x 156 cm folded to 20 x 22 cm.).. The work references the treatment of a collection...

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109.46
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"On a day in April 2006, four young men - Cao Fei, Ah Long,TOKILL and Fang Zheng were walking on the way to Yunnan province. Initially, Cao...

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Author: Ngo, Huong
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109.49
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A catalog of escape pods, protective clothing, and suits that the artist used in performances and video between the years 2004-2006...

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112.04
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The signed 1st edition is a collection of drawings by the Illinois-born and Milwaukee-based artist. Includes sketches of cows, which became...

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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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Author: Hoover, Jodi
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11.74
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French fold leaves glued together in part. Screenprinted pages, with collages, and some hand painted elements, on Rives BFK Newsprint Gray...

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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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Author: Easley, Nia
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108.38
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"On February 26, 2012, a teenage boy named Trayvon Martin was walking home in the rain, chatting on his phone with a friend and eating...

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Author: Véro
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108.45
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Book of collages and drawings by Véro & Jean-Kristau. Double pamphlet gatefold. Text in French.

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108.51
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"Hot Limbs circulates an enigmatic text that conceals its self-sameness by shifting in the wind. An unknown narrator, 'we,' crudely...

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111.18
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A series of abstract screen prints by different artists, each signed. Japanese stab binding and hand-marbled paper cover. From the estate of...

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Author: Stairs, David
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112.11
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The pages of this book are sandpaper on which text is screenprinted.; Each page has two sets of statistical statements, one dealing with...

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112.22
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The Shape of Spilled Milk' is a book of short stories and poems "covering a variety of moments–from reflections on the intimacy of romantic...

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110.21
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Signed and numbered 17 prints by 17 Chicago artists.; Issued in illustrated box designed by Ivan Brunetti.

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Author: Simns, A. E.
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110.25 (Storage)
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Story of what happens when a man falls in love with a sweater.; Six cards with illustrations (one is errata slip) in pocket mounted onto the...

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Author: Ghent Guild
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1100.02
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"Of this edition 200 copies have been designed and hand-screened by Ghent Guild. Each copy is signed and numbered"--Colophon.; The Library...

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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: Allen, Julia
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115.61
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"Tracings of Paths is the preface to a book in process... the study of gestural notation systems & one's link to them."--Colophon card.; A...

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115.62
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Assembling magazine. A collection of 29 ephemera in various sizes. Edited by M. B. Corbett. Issued in plastic sleeve.

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Author: Pirkle, Amy
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115.75
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"I printed Vertigo at Penland School of Crafts during a week-long retreat for instructors in September 2011, shortly after having been...

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115.83
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Drawings interspersed with reproduced photographs make up this visual book. Photographs by Meeaoo Gfeller.; Hand-bound and numbered...

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115.85
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"Artist's book dedicated to the memory of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and Jorge 'Loro' Vázquez Viaña thirty years after their disappearance."-...

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113.54
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Erasure poem based on an article in the New York Times 'Thirty Years of Fidel Castro.' "The artist layered vellum sheets as away to obscure...