2009 - Previous Exhibitions and Events

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2009 - Previous Exhibitions and Events

Items in the 2009 - Previous Exhibitions and Events Collection

This exhibition features the Dutch serial "Doos". Curated by Susannah K Strang.

This exhibition features a collection of artists' boxes containing or pertaining to mythologies, fear, the alphabet, worry, love, nazis, dancing shoes, television, the pope, sex, tiny books, fast food, childhood fascinations, the constitution,…

Geographies of Chance: Mapping (Narratives) in the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection
The exhibition considers works of alternative mapping from the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection holdings, taking inspiration from Fluxus works (particularly Daniel Spoerri's 1966 book, An Anecdoted Geography of Chance) in which artists map…

Chicago Hand Book Binders: Forever 29
This year's Chicago Hand Bookbinders exhibition offers interpretations on the theme of "Forever 29," celebrating the organization's 30th anniversary.

"Sometimes a thing just happens, and we call that inspiration. Sometimes a great deal of practice comes before the making of something, and we call that craft. When emerging artists encounter the book form and make it into something personal and…

The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection shows Transitive Archive Vol 1 and 2 by Axel Guhlmann, Leipzig, Germany, 2002. The artist spent time in industrial and public buildings - train stations, factories, pools - that had been vacated and…

A selection of books, pamphlets, multiples, broad sides, and audio works from the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection that comment on elections, on political systems and failed searches, on hope, resistance, and the disasters of war. Artists include…

Emerging in the 1950's, and becoming more prolific in the 1960's as a part of the Fluxus movement, mail art is a process, a conversation, a communicative art form, realized only when the work is mailed and received.Vittore Baroni, Eleanor Antin and…

Artists’ books have never adhered to physical or metaphorical boundaries. They move beyond established art market expectations, parameters, and distribution channels. This is one of the reasons the medium has proliferated since the early 1960s.…

Artifacts at the End of a Decade is an anthology of prints and multiples in a variety of media, including glass, ceramic, metal, textile and works on paper, " a cross section of art activity particular to, and peculiar to one specific moment in time,…