Isou ou la Mécanique des Femmes
Book, 20 cm, 294 p, language: French, publisher: Aux Escaliers de Lausanne.
Materials: ink, paper
Collection: collection MHKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2026/65).
Isou ou la mécanique des Femmes is a novel on the seduction and physical love, the two ideas of the book being the possibility for the men meet an unlimited number of partners and for women to have an unlimited number of orgasms.
Relation of the novel to the artist’s practice
For this text and some other erotic books previously published, Isou was tried and imprisoned. A petition circulated and many intellectuals took his defense, among them: G. Nevaux, L. Pauwels, A. Roussin, A. Maurois,. Mr. Achard, M. Aymé, A. Breton, J. Cocteau, A Gance, Ph. Soupault, T. Tzara, among others.
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