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Fernand Leger. by Fernand LГ©ger

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Published by Editions Beyeler in Basle .
Written in English


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Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (French: [leʒe]; February 4, – Aug ) was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style. His boldly simplified treatment of modern subject matter has caused him to be regarded as a forerunner of pop place: Argentan, Orne, France. Fernand Léger, (born February 4, , Argentan, France—died Aug , Gif-sur-Yvette), French painter who was deeply influenced by modern industrial technology and developed “ machine art,” a style characterized by monumental mechanistic forms rendered in bold colours. Léger was born into a peasant family in a small town in Normandy. ‘Woman with a Book’ was created in by Fernand Leger in Cubism style. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at – best visual art completed: Fernand Léger: Une correspondance de guerre à Louis Poughon, (Les cahiers du Musée national d'art moderne) (French Edition) Paperback $

Fernand Léger Woman with a Book Not on view “I had broken down the human body, so I set about putting it together again,” Léger said. The smooth surfaces of this volumetric woman, bunch of flowers, and book evoke mechanical parts assembled together. Fernand Léger Feb 15– Making Choices Mar 16– Working in Paris during the height of Cubism, Fernand Léger’s iconic style, with its emphasis on primary colors and rounded, massive forms, has become informally regarded as “Tubism.”Even at their most abstract, Léger’s subjects are easier to recognize than the rigorous Cubist dissections of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, and the accessibility and contemporary subject matter of Nationality: French. Fernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker in the first half of the 20th century. He was deeply influenced by modern industrial technology and Cubism and created a personal form of cubism in his early works which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style. Presents artwork by French sculptor, painter, and filmmaker Joseph Fernand Henri Leger (). Includes an introduction by the artist. This copy was presented to American artist and teacher Will Barnet in by his students, as inscribed on the front flyleaf.

  Fernand Lªger is the only major modern artist to choose modernity itself as his subject. From his early series Contrastes de formes of the first fully abstract works to emerge from Cubism--through his paintings of construction workers from the late s and early s, his enduring subject was the pulse and dynamism of everyday life. Lªger saw the 20th century environment as a.   Fernand Léger book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fernand Léger is the only major modern artist to choose modernity itself as /5(11). The Estate of Fernand Leger and their presence hold all necessary copyrights and licences for all of his paintings and other works. All prints, paintings and photos included in are provided as an affiliate to who hold necessary permissions. A work by Fernand Leger. "Profil, Vase et Clef" is an abstract, pen & ink on cardstock by modern artist Fernand Leger. Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; Galerie Beyeler, Bas.