Skip to main content

Isou, Isidore, 1925-2007

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 19250131 - 20070728

Nationality

Romanian (born), French (based)

Found in 245 Collections and/or Records:

7eme Art: Evolution et Insuffusantes du Cinima Experimental. No.2/Sum / Isidore Isou., 1983

 Item
Identifier: CC-48894-69932
Scope and Contents

This issue was edited by Frederique Devaux. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

A Complete set of UR / Heart Fine Art ; Altmann R ; Ben ; Gette PA ; Isou I ; Jessemin A ; Lemaitre M ; Roberdhay ; Sabatier R ; Spacagna J ; Studeny F., 2004

 Item
Identifier: CC-43258-45317
Scope and Contents

This is a personal communication from Paul Robertson to Marvin Sackner offering a complete set of UR, "a rare artist's publication." It includes UR Nouvelle Series nrs. 1 - 7 , 1963 - 1966. for 7,950 UK pounds for all. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2004

A Propos d'Alain Satie / Isou, Isidore ; Satie A., 1973

 Item
Identifier: CC-37265-39111
Scope and Contents

In this book, Isou writes an essay about Satie's work. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1973

Algol / Arnaud, Noel ; Isou I ; Carelman J., 1968

 Item
Identifier: CC-26039-26501
Scope and Contents

Consists of visual poetry, language equations and other variations of cryptogrammatic discourse by a Pataphysician and member of the experimental group "OuLiPo." Algol is the acronym of Algorithmic Oriented Language, a computer language invented in 1960. Its original lexicon consisted of only 24 words. In this book, Arnaud composed several strict Algol poems as well as others by extracting syllables from the Algol list and combining them to form new words. Jacques Carelman did the cover and page rebuses. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

American Avant Garde, An: Second Wave / John M. Bennett, curator ; Leftwich J ; Ford CH ; Isou I ; Burroughs WS ; Chopin H ; MacLow J ; Porter B ; Weiss I ; Higgins D ; Helmes S ; Sackner RK ; Sackner MA ; LaCook L ; MacLeod S ; Martin H ; Cole D ; Rosenberg MR ; Crozier R ; Huttinger P ; Danon B ; Kostelanetz R ; Blaine J ; Hompson DD ; Strangulensis F ; Bulatov D ; And M ; Was E ; Tomoyasu L ; Wood R ; Murphy S ; Ackerman A ; Bertola C ; Clinefelter J ; Altemus R ; Taylor T ; Basinski M ; Vollmann W ; Magazinnik M ; Huth G ; Lipman J ; Perlman J ; Coolidge C ; Waldrop K ; Selby S ; Grumman B ; Ganick P ; Ferri G ; Hill C ; Hartman A ; Byrum J ; Arguelles I ; Nettelbeck FA ; Raphael D ; Heman B ; Perchik S ; Garnier I ; Garnier P ; Luis CM ; levy da ; Beining G ; Evason G ; Berry J ; Paz O ; Ernst KS., 2002

 Item
Identifier: CC-39175-41119
Scope and Contents

This catalogue was presented at the conference and exhibition sponsored by OSU Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. The exhibition was curated by John M Bennett who organized the event, edited the catalogue and conducted the presentations. Marvin Sackner was the keynote speaker for the conference and presented a powerpoint talk, "A Survey of the Sackner Archive." Geoffrey D. Smith, Director of Rare Books, wrote an inciteful essay, "Collecting the New." John M. Bennett contributed "The Blank Generation: An American Avant Garde." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Letterist Painting As Exemplified in the Oeuvre of Maurice Lemaitre / Failing, Patricia ; Lemaitre M ; Isou I ; Marinetti FT ; Schwitters K., 1976

 Item
Identifier: CC-13256-13557
Scope and Contents

The paper in this book was presented at the first International Symposium on Letterism. Mentions that James Joyce was Isou's earliest inspiration. This book is stored in a Lemaitre box. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Letterist Painting As Exemplified in the Oeuvre of Maurice Lemaitre in Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Letterism / Failing, Patricia; Lemaitre M; Isou I; Marinetti FT; Schwitters K., 1976

 Item
Identifier: CC-13284-13585
Scope and Contents

This manuscript, published as a book that is also held by the Sackner Archive, was presented at the First International Symposium on Letterism. In the introduction, Failing focuses on Isou and mentions that James Joyce was his earliest inspiration. Takes up Lemaitre work when he is 24 years old and preparing his picture novel, Canailles. Note that even in his early works, Lemaitre's images can be distinguished from Isou in that they are more refined and contain a greater variety of shapes and lettering. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976

Ana Eccetera. No.6 / Martino Oberto, editor ; Martini SM ; Carrega U ; Vitone R ; Isou I ; Oberto A ; Oberto M., 1965

 Item
Identifier: CC-24251-24703
Scope and Contents

Titled "Ana Etcetera" and includes supplement. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1965

Art and the Alphabet / Kent C ; Delaunay S ; Indiana R ; Isou I ; Kindersley D ; Munari B ; Charlip R., 1978

 Item
Identifier: CC-24847-25300
Scope and Contents

Contains examples of alphabets from languages other than English. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

Bientot les Lettristes (1946-1977) / Bernard Blistene, curator ; Frederic Acquaviva, curator ; Isou I ; Pomerand G ; Dufrene F ; Brau JL ; Wolman G ; Lemaitre M ; Debord G ; Spacagna J ; Altmann R ; Jessemin A ; Sabatier R ; Hachette M ; Satie A ; Guymer C ; Gillard JP ; Poyet F ; Broutin GP ; Curtay JP ; Roehmer W ; Caron AC., 2012

 Item
Identifier: CC-54874-990303
Scope and Contents

This catalogue depicts lettriste publications and objects with annotations year by year over the period 1946 to 1977. The first page (cover) depicts a photographic reproduction of the first Lettriste manifesto (c.1946). A great many of the publications in this catalogue are held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2012

Calligraffiti 1984 - 2013 / Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller, curator ; Basquiat JM ; Haring K ; Isou I ; Lemaitre M ; Satie A ; Neshat S ; Pollock J ; Qotbi M ; Twombly C ; Accardi C ; Arabshahi M ; Babilla A ; Dubuffet J ; Masson A., 2013

 Item
Identifier: CC-58483-10001703
Scope and Contents

This exhibition was based on the 20th anniversary exhibition at the gallery. This catalogue depicts three Lettrist works by Isou, Lemaitre and Satie lent by the Sackner Achive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2013