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Le Corbusier

Totem, 1963

Lithograph in colors
28 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
72.4 × 80 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Beverly Hills
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Denis Bloch Fine Art
Beverly Hills
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Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
Weber Pg 74

Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
Weber Pg 74

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Le Corbusier
French-Swiss, 1887–1965
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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 theory. His designs, however, were modernist and industrial. He fondly called houses “machines for living in,” and said that the base principal for design is that “it must be beautiful.” Le Corbusier was interested in solving what he called the problem of urban co-habitation, and produced a great number of designs for houses and apartment buildings. Le Corbusier worked at the atelier of Peter Behrens, the training grounds of other architectural masters like Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius.

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Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
Weber Pg 74

Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
Weber Pg 74

Medium
Print
Signature
Plate signed and dated
Le Corbusier
French-Swiss, 1887–1965
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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 theory. His designs, however, were modernist and industrial. He fondly called houses “machines for living in,” and said that the base principal for design is that “it must be beautiful.” Le Corbusier was interested in solving what he called the problem of urban co-habitation, and produced a great number of designs for houses and apartment buildings. Le Corbusier worked at the atelier of Peter Behrens, the training grounds of other architectural masters like Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius.

Le Corbusier

Totem, 1963

Lithograph in colors
28 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
72.4 × 80 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Beverly Hills
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