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Isou, Isidore, 1925-2007

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 19250131 - 20070728

Nationality

Romanian (born), French (based)

Found in 254 Collections and/or Records:

Introduction a un Nouvelle Poesie et a une Nouvelle Musique / Isou, Isidore., 1947

 Item
Identifier: CC-57380-10000698
Scope and Contents

This is Isou's first book with examples dealing with Lettrist sound poetry.This later printed copy than than the first printing also held by the Sackner Archive has all pages cut and no advertisemts for other books published by Gallimard on back cover. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1947

Introduction a un traité de mathématiques, 1973

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Identifier: CC-28197-29363
Scope and Contents

The second section of this work, "Traite de Mathematiques" depicts black and white reproductions of 11 of Isou's Lettriste paintings whose content is primarily calligraphic markings and hieroglyphics. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1973

Jeu de Cartes Hypergraphiques / Devaux, Frederique; Isou I; Sabatier R; Hachette M; Satie A; Poyet F; Broutin GP; Roehmer W; Dupont A; Amarger M; Caraven V; Devaux F; Poyet F., 1990

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Identifier: CC-14567-14878
Scope and Contents

Each stylized playing card depicts a photographic portrait of a lettrist artist with varied lettrist symbols and/or calligraphic styles that are printed directly on the photograph. These are associated with the visual works of the specific artists. Some markings are also directly painted onto the photographs. For some artists, the letters of their names appear as negative spaces on the photographs. Isidore Isou contributed an introduction to this work. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1990

Jonas Ou Le Debut D'Un Roman / Isou, Isidore., 1977

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Identifier: CC-31781-33296
Scope and Contents

The aquatints are printed in black, gray, and white colors. One to four photographs are collaged onto each print. The erotic components of the prints are nude female line drawings. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1977

La Confidence Sensuelle / Suffern, Andre\aka Isidore Isou., 1958

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Identifier: CC-50872-71950
Scope and Contents Stored Isou box. This erotic novel is thought to have been written by Isidore Isou. Born in Romania in 1928, Isou came to Paris at the end of World War II with many ideas for a renovation of all the arts, a re-visioning from the ground up. He called himself a "Lettriste," a movement of which he was initially the only member. Others soon joined him, and the movement continues to grow, albeit at times under a confusing number of different names. In the 1960s Lettriste, Lettriste-influenced works and Isodore Isou gained a great deal of respect in France. Isou's works and letrisme were associated with the situationist branch of the anarchist family and became the art that dominated posters, barricades, even clothing in the attempted revolution of 1968. Although it seemed a highly self-contained art in the post-war period, in 1968 it suddenly became more deeply involved in active social change than such movements as existentialism and surrealism, and came closer to producing actual...
Dates: 1958

La Creatique ou la Novatique (1941-1976) , 2003

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Identifier: CC-58631-10001862
Scope and Contents

This book has a very dense text about Isou's philosophy without illustrations. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

La Peinture Lettriste / Isou, Isidore ; Satie, Alain ; Bermond, Gerard ; David Seaman, translator ; Pomerand G ; Sabatier R ; Hachette M ; Poyet F ; Broutin GP ; Roehmer W ; Caraven V ; James C ; Pourtales M., 2000

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Identifier: CC-35830-37590
Scope and Contents

The texts written by Isou, Satie and Bermond enlarge on the Lettrist philosophy. The book is illustrated with documentary photographs and original Lettrist works. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

La Photographie ciselante, hypergraphique, infinitesimale et supertemporel , 1968 - 1971

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Identifier: CC-27295-27858
Scope and Contents

Isidore Isou contributes an essay written in 1968 which includes an "Introduction au Lettrisme," "La Photographie Ciselante," "La Photographie Lettriste et Hypergraphique," "La Photographie Supertemporelle," and "L'Avenir de la Photographie." The photographs mainly depict images captured by the camera from life or collage and subsequently treated with paint, ink, and/or scratched additions to the negative or the photograph itself. This copy is one of 20 reserved for the contributors which in this was Maurice Lemaitre. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968 - 1971

La Psychokladologie. No. 6 / Lemaitre, Maurice ; Isou I., 1971

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Identifier: CC-27801-28934
Scope and Contents

The full title of this uncut pages book is "Une nouvelle psychopathologie et une nouvelle psychotherapie." It includes a letter by Isidore Isou concerning neuro-psychiatrists. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1971

La Societe Paradisiaque Tome I / Dupont, Albert; Isou I., 1989

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Identifier: CC-16215-16558
Scope and Contents

Contains intoductory essay by Isidore Isou -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

La Voyage de Gulliver / DuPont, Albert, editor ; Canal F ; Curtay JP ; Dupont A ; Isou I ; Lemaitre M ; Letaillieur F ; Matta R ; Tasiv G., 1987

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Identifier: CC-15947-16282
Scope and Contents

Each contributor has an inked his/her fingerprint that follows the engraving. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

L'Art, la Technique et les Chefs d'Oeuvres de Alain Satie, 1981

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Identifier: CC-08448-8615
Scope and Contents

The book reproduces photographs and maquettes of original furniture by Satie. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

L'Art, la Technique et les Chefs d'Oeuvres de Alain Satie, 1981

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Identifier: CC-08447-8614
Scope and Contents

Exhibited in Visualog 2, San Luis Obispu, California. Exhibition was curated by Karl Kempton. The book also reproduces photographs and maquettes of original furniture by Satie. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

L'Art, la Technique et les Chefs d'Oeuvres de Alain Satie / Isou, Isidore ; Satie A., 1981

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Identifier: CC-34659-36360
Scope and Contents

The book reproduces photographs and maquettes of original furniture by Satie. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

le theatre integralement createur d'Isidore Isou / Lemaitre, Maurice, editor; Isou I., 1955

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Identifier: CC-06968-7091
Scope and Contents

The dae of decembre 1955 on this broadside eas written by Maurice Lemaitre. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1955

L'Ecole Des Createurs cours No.1 / Isou, Isidore., 1968

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Identifier: CC-55620-9999224
Scope and Contents

This book is not listed in Acquaviva's Bientot les Lettristes (1946-1977) although he was well aware of it. Indeed, in a personal communication to the Sackners, he pointed out that Isou considered all copies 'false' unless they were signed by him; the Sackner copy therefor is 'false.' Further, an internet search of databases revealed only one copy in the Getty Research Institute Research Library Catalog. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968