Maurice Lemaître

Maurice Lemaître – Toujours à l’avant-garde de l’avant-garde, jusqu’au paradis et au delà aka Ever the Avant-Garde of the Avant-Garde till Heaven and After (1970)

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Ce film est une oeuvre supertemporelle. Le support des participations du public est constitué par une image, qui a varié plusieurs fois au cours des diverses projections. Une projection de Maurice Lemaître, lui-même, dans la bande sonore, éclaire le fonctionnement de la séance, pour se terminer sur un défi lancé à la salle. Read More »

Maurice Lemaître – Films D’Amour (1968 – 1989)

Re-Voir VHS transfer includes several found-footage movies from the famed lettrist:

L’Amour réinventé, 1979, 15 min.
Des scènes d’amour très réalistes avec force détails et gros plans, 1978, 15 min 30.
L’Amour, qu’est-ce ?, 1976-1989, 24 min.
Chantal D., Star, 1968, 26 min. Read More »

Maurice Lemaître – Nos Stars / Le petit dieu (2002)

OUR STARS & THE LITTLE GOD

Maurice Lemaître is amongst one of the most important and creative artists of the second half of the 20th century. His cinematic work has led to a fundamental questioning of the relationship between film and spectator, image and sound, art and criticism, cinema and other types of images. His art is characterized by its inventiveness, it’s joy of creating, and a radical and loud critique allowing for Lettrism to flourish as an avant-garde movement. Read More »

Maurice Lemaître – Le Film est déjà commencé? (1951)

Maurice Lemaître was born in paris in 1926 and joined the lettriste movement in 1950. Arthur, polemic and painter. Lemaître is amongst one of the most important and creative artists of the second half of the 20th century. His cinematic work has led to a fundamental questioning of the relationship between film and spectator, image and sound, art and criticism, cinema and other types of images. His art is characterized by its inventiveness, it’s joy of creating, and a radical and loud critique allowing for Lettrism to flourish as an avant-garde movement. Read More »