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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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Author: HIMAA, 1976-
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103.21
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"These illustrations are based on the tale 'The Selfish Giant' by Oscar Wilde and were created in Tokyo by Masanao Hirayama in 2011. After...

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101.91
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"The concept of this free local paper is based on the fascination with the fact that objects outside your body – a row of five calculators...

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105.63
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A letter-pressed poem by the founder of Universal Sufism, Hazrat Khan. The broadside was printed by Mary Shihabuddin Laird and John Malork.

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107.17
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An envelope that houses a letter to SAIC Performance professor Mark Jeffery, documenting the artist's "unseen performance" having slipped...

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102.20 (Storage)
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Set lacks collective title and numbering ; title from slip case ; imprints varies for each booklet. Each booklet consists of 1 sheet (59 x...

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102.49 (Storage)
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Photographs of musical notation in everyday life, each of the 75 images printed on an oversized playing card. Housed in box (18 x 13 x 4 cm)...

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105.04
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"Hexen 2.0 Tarot" is a deck of 78 tarot cards with colorful drawings and text connecting topics such as cybernetics, the internet and the...

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Author: Jaar, Alfredo
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107.90
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"The Peters Projection Map accurately portrays the relative size of all countries of the world, and by doing so, corrects the ethnocentric...

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107.98
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The work speaks to the artist's interest in white space in texts and her fascination for printed materials and propaganda books from the...

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109.96
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Little magazine published irregularly. This is July 4, 1981 special edition of Eat it up magazine of art and culture. Printed in an edition...

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Author: Heman, Bob
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109.29 (Storage)
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A single sheet intended to be cut to produce a dodecahedron. Sheet has been folded in half twice.

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113.02
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Participating artists include: Allan Bailey, David Choi, Erin Henry and David J. Merritt. Limited edition of 50 copies printed. Library has...

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113.46
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"Shown within are six dates selected by the artist from his residence in the United States (Columbia County, New York State) of January 22...

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110.10
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"The map comes from a larger piece of work titled 'Settling (The Migratory Urge Vs. Love of Home', which takes as its investigation the...

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1100.14
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A series of illustrations focusing on how a glove can remain a central character in a series of events across decades. From the artist: "Max...

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111.01
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"The Illustrated History series chronicles current events and contemporary issues that artist Mariona Barkus has deemed likely to have an...

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Author: Dzama, Marcel
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111.11
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"In a format similar to Marcel Dzama's The Berlin Years, the item consists of an envelope with 28 loose-leaf prints good enough to frame...

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116.29
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"This ten-page set of 'progressive' prints is based on a Civil War poem, and intended for temporary posting. It is about the continual...

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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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113.99
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Hand-drawn, scratch-off lottery tickets are given away with other Lottery purchases in different districts of the San Francisco Bay Area...

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118.82
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This work of drawn illustrations mimics the format of a sticker book. Stickers placed in two wax paper pockets mounted onto verso of back...

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113.65
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An installation project to examine spaces of German plenary halls. "Original inspiration for German Parliaments comes from my former place...

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Author: Deschamps, F.
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118.12
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Collaboration between the artist and Dr. Gwen Ryberg of the Sunnyview Psychiatric Institute of Hillcrest, Ohio to produce a case study...

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118.35
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"A miniaturized one-person exhibition of ten neo-conceptual language works." Printed on separate cards, signed and dated by the artist...

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Author: Hanmer, Karen
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116.63
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Part of Karen Hanmer's series of works on computer history in the United States. This work has a National Archives image of 1970s era...

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Author: Ahern, Maura
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116.74
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Cloth envelope containing printed cards with patterns and drawings about ornamentation.

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115.34
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There are 3 known works in this series, each printed in editions of 25. Each Mandala is made with a typewriter with blue-black and red...

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117.84
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Group exhibition addressing vegetarianism held at Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago.; Participating artists including Heather Walters, Britton...

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Author: Kern, Kate
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122.82
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"It functions as a puzzle in response to the Question: "How does Mother spend her day?" flip and fold (backwards and forwards) the outer 12...

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Author: Zallo, Lauren
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12.81
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"Nice to See You" is the first titled published by Match Books. It is a collaboration between two artists and friends, where they choose...

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Author: Huber, Stefan
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12.82
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A collaboration between Signalwerk (Stefan Huber) and Sonnenzimmer (Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi). A pamphlet series "m0ire magazine is...

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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...