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6 edition of Fernand Leger found in the catalog.

Fernand Leger

Nicholas Serota

Fernand Leger

The Later Years

by Nicholas Serota

  • 90 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Prestel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Individual artists,
  • Human figure in art,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Realism in art,
  • Influence,
  • History - General,
  • Leger, Fernand,
  • Exhibitions,
  • 1881-1955

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9104146M
    ISBN 103791308688
    ISBN 109783791308685

      Fernand Léger () is famed for his mechanical-tubular Cubism of the s and for the Futurist-inspired film Ballet Mécanique, his collaboration with composer George Antheil. Léger incorporated elements from a wide range of modernist artistic movements, including Fauvism, Neoplasticism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism and even Social Realism. This volume includes 35 color . Fernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker in the first half of the 20th century. This biography of Fernand Léger provides detailed information .

    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. Shop the latest titles by Fernand Leger at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide.

      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 Leger 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.


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Fernand Léger has 22 books on Goodreads with 94 ratings. Fernand Léger’s most popular book is Fonctions de la peinture. Fernand Léger has 22 books on Goodreads with 94 ratings. Fernand Léger’s most popular book is Fonctions de la peinture. Fernand Léger book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Known for his bold forms, geometric contrasts, and enduring interest in the. Fernand Léger, (born February 4,Argentan, France—died AugGif-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. Leger believed that the mechanical age had the capability of curing the chaos that occurred during World War I, and reduced the figures in his paintings to mechanical shapes for this very purpose. In Woman with a Book, Leger has reduced the shape of the woman down to simple forms, which have been placed back together like a completed: Though Fernand Léger built his reputation as a Cubist, his style varied considerably from decade to decade, fluctuating between figuration and abstraction and showing influence from a wide range of sources.

Léger worked in a variety of media including paint, ceramic, film, theater and dance sets, glass, print, and book ality: French. 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 Leger by Various Including Fernand Leger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Three Women is an oil on canvas painting by Fernand Léger, which the French artist did between to It's the most famous piece by Léger.

The painting is among the artwork that signified the painter's return to the classical style on the s after spending the s on abstract art. Fernand Léger book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The third volume of the proposed 10 volume catalogue raisonné, covering the.

Known for his bold forms, geometric contrasts, and an enduring interest in the working class, French painter Fernand Leger has had a tremendous influence on Cubism, Constructivism, and the contemporary advertising poster.

This limited edition volume, part of ASSOULINE’s Ultimate Collection, features a curated selection. Fernand Léger Fernand Léger made this unusual artist’s book towards the end of his life. He did not use reproductions of existing works, but conceived and developed the theme and prints especially for the project.

Léger created both the 83 prints – of which 34 are in color and 49 in. 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– Fernand Léger (fĕrnäN´ lāzhā´), –, French painter.Léger first studied architecture, then he began to paint, studying briefly at the École des Beaux-Arts.

He became known for his cubist paintings inand a modified cubism is apparent in much of his subsequent work. Paris: Berggruen, 38 pp. of plates 21 pp. in color; some double-spread. 68 pp. Decorated paper covers. 22 x cm. Text by Léger. Publication no. 66 in series. Many other unlisted Berggruen titles available.

Blindstamps on three opening leaves of text; otherwise fine. **Free domestic shipping with direct order. Item #. 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. Installation view of Fernand Léger: Beauty Is Everywhere at the Centre Pompidou-Metz (photo by the author for Hyperallergic).

Early in life, Léger embraced a transcendent, quasi-Futurist love of Author: Joseph Nechvatal.Fernand Léger is the author of Fonctions de la peinture ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Fernand Léger ( avg rating, 10 rati /5.