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Published by Museum of Modern Art in New York .
Written in English


  • Léger, Fernand, -- 1881-1955,

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Statementorganized under the auspices of the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York with ... assistance from the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council and Caltex Oil (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
ContributionsArt Gallery of South Australia., Art Gallery of New South Wales., National Gallery of Victoria.
The Physical Object
Pagination[93] p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21924637M

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  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 . About this Item: H. N. Abrams, Condition: Good. Fernand Leger (illustrator). A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good . Genre/Form: Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Léger, Fernand, Fernand Léger. New York: H.N. Abrams, (OCoLC)   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.