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Wolman, Joseph, 1929-1995



  • Existence: 1929 - 1995

Joseph Wolman (1929-1995), best known by the name Gil J Wolman, was a French artist whose work spanned the visual arts, poetry, sound poetry, and filmmaking. Closely associated with the Lettrist movement, Wolman was among the founding members of the Internationale lettriste.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Déchet d'ouevre", [ca. 1981]

 Part of Collection — Box: 81, Folder: GROUP 3202, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One printed page of a comic strip, in French, burned around the edges, torn in middle, and with portions of illustrations and text rubbed out. Title from stamp: "Wolman déchet d'ouevre".
Dates: [ca. 1981]

Gil J Wolman papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 969
Overview: The Gil J Wolman papers consists of correspondence, writings, printed items, artworks, photographs, sound recordings, and other materials by or relating to French artist Gil J Wolman (1929-1995) and his milieu. The collection documents the early Lettrist movement of the 1950s through correspondence, writings of Wolman and others, and materials related to Lettrist films, especially Wolman's Anticoncept (1952) and Isidore Isou's Traite? de bave et d'e?ternite? (1951). The collection also...
Dates: 1937-2011, bulk 1950-1995