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Le Corbusier

(French/Swiss, 1887–1965)

série panurge 1 by le corbusier

Le Corbusier

Série Panurge 1, 1961–1962

Price on Request

taurus by le corbusier

Le Corbusier

Taurus, 1963

10,000 USD

touching their feet by le corbusier

Le Corbusier

Touching their Feet, 1952–1964

5,000 USD

trois verres d’apéritif by le corbusier

Le Corbusier

Trois verres d’apéritif, 1960

3,000 USD

Biography

Timeline

1887
Born as Charles-Edouard Jenneret in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (October 6)
1900 - 1907
L´Ecole d´Art de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
1919
Founding of the journal “L´Esprit nouveau” (with Amédée Ozenfant and Paul Dermée)
1922 - 1940
Runs an architecture studio together with his cousin Pierre Jeanneret.
1928
Foundation of CIAM (Congrès Internationaux d´Architecture Moderne)
1929 - 1931
Construction of Villa Savoye, in which Le Corbusier realizes most exemplarily his ideas he had already developed in his publications „Five Points on Architecture“ and „Vers une Architecture“
1965
Died in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (August 27)

Exhibitions

2013
Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Moment - Le Corbusier's Secert Laboratory, Moderna Museet, Stokholm
2012
Le Corbusier. Le poème de l' angle droit - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Construire l'image: Le Corbusier et la photographie - Musée des beaux-arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel
L’Italia di Le Corbusier - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
2011
Le Corbusier expone - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
2010
El Poema del Ángulo Recto - MNAD Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, Buenos Aires
11 : 1 (+3) = Elf Sammlungen für ein Museum, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
Le Corbusier - The Art of Architecture, Barbican Centre, London
Gipfeltreffen der Moderne, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle, Bonn, Germany

Literature

1955
Le Poème de l´angle droit
1950
Publication of Modulor
1938
First monography: Le Corbusier. Oeuvre Plastique