Fernand Léger
French, 1881-1955
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High auction record
$70m, Christie's, 2017
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection,
Leopold Museum
2016
Fernand Léger: Painting in Space,
Museum Ludwig
Facing the Future: Art in Europe 1945-68,
Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)

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 …

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