Le Corbusier

French-Swiss, 1887-1965

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Le Corbusier

French-Swiss, 1887-1965

2,776 followers

Le Corbusier was visionary writer, theorist, and architect, and a lesser-known painter. Born …

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Le Corbusier was visionary writer, theorist, and architect, and a lesser-known painter. Born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, he adopted his moniker when he began to author architectural designs and paintings. He had a fascination with proportion, modularity, and geometry, often taking his cue from classical architecture …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$5m, Phillips, 2015
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou
Group show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 2 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
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