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Book Is Not a Book Is Not a Book, A / Kostelanetz R ; Carrion U ; Spector B ; Drucker J ; Bleus G ; Higgins D ; Mallarme S ; Quasha G ; Phillpot C ; Wilson M ; Lyons J ; Princenthal N ; Smith K ; Hoffberg J ; Huebler D ; Corris M ; Douglas H ; Stokes T ; Freeman B ; General Idea ; Gerlovin V ; Gerlovina R ; Hompson DD ; Knowles A ; Lacy S ; Lehrer W ; Lyons J ; McCarney S ; Meador C ; Nannucci M ; Petasz P ; Porter B ; Rollins T+KOS ; Sligh C ; Spiegelman A ; Spoerri D ; Zimmerman P ; Zweig J., 1999

Identifier: CC-32810-34423

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Scope and Contents

This exhibition presents works from the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection as well as books made by students, staff and faculty of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The catalogue contains three essays on artists' books and the exhibition titled "Twenty-six (plus ten) Years Later: Nothing Left But Gas?" by AnneDorothee Boehme, "Artists' Books: Forever Young, Still Emerging and Not Yet Defined" by Christine E. Humpl, and "Value, the Book and the Artists' Book: A Re-evaluation of Cultural Meaning" by Melissa Azzi. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1999



0 See container summary (1 folder (label, translucent envelope, collaged, sheet, soft cover booklet) + 2 booklets + sheet (printed, colored) + card + 2 sheets + 3 stapled pages + folded sheet + folded pamphlet + folded newspaper) ; 29.7 x 24.3 x .2 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Chicago, Illinois : Betty Rymer Gallery (SAIC). General: Number of duplicates: 1. General: Added by: RED; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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