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Weber Pg 74

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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.

High auction record
$4.6m, Phillips, 2015
Collected by a major museum
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Selected exhibitions
2016
CHARLOTTE PERRIAND, LE CORBUSIER, PIERRE JEANNERETGalerie Patrick Seguin
Fernand Léger: Painting in SpaceMuseum Ludwig
Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian ModernistThe Jewish Museum
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Totem, 1963

Lithograph in colors
28 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
72.4 × 80 cm
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Beverly Hills
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Printed by Mourlot, Paris.
Weber Pg 74

Medium
Signature
Plate signed and dated

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.

High auction record
$4.6m, Phillips, 2015
Collected by a major museum
Tate
Selected exhibitions (3)

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