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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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103.03 (Storage)
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Nine engravings after drawings with nine homographs. Engraved by Continental-Bournique Ltd.

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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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103.42 (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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103.46
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"The book is a score, which works out every permutation of the seven notes of the C major scale without redundancy, resulting in 5040...

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103.47
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This work presents xeroxed covers of thrift-store found hardcover books from the artists' personal library. Part of the artist's...

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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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103.05 (Storage)
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Conceived by K. Garrison, written by S.S. Alberts, and sketches by J. Alberts. This copy is noted as the artist's proof, and signed by...

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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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103.51
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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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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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103.54 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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103.55 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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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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103.58
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This comic combines one year of the artists' work, often in different visual styles, but which find common ground in the character designs...

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103.59
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Collection of four books of photography by Raymond Hains, a French photographer briefly associated with the Nouveau Réalisme movement...

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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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Author: Maron, Henry
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102.68 (Storage)
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Sketchbook of reproductions of self portraits.

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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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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.