Masterworks Fine Art Gallery

Fernand Léger

(French, 1881–1955)

visage aux deux mains (face with two hands) by fernand léger

Fernand Léger

Visage aux deux mains (Face with Two Hands), 1954

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Biography

Timeline

1881
Born in Argentan, France
1903
Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
1905
Academie Julian, Paris, France
1909
Ranked as one of the three major Cubists
1911
Became a member of the Puteaux group, France
1955
Awarded Grand Prix from the Biennale de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Died in Gif-sur-Yvette, France
1960
Musee Fernand Leger inaugurated in Biot, France

Exhibitions

2013 - 2014
Leger: Modern Art and the Metropolis, Philadelpia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA (solo)
2013
Art As A Reflection Of Culture, Flushing Town Hall, Council on Culture and the Arts, New York, USA
Politics, Arcade Fine Arts, London, England
Artistic Relationships: Partners, Mentors, Lovers, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, USA
Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, USA
Von Kopf bis Fuß, Porträts und Menschenbilder in der Sammlung Würth, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Between the Lines, All Visual Arts, London, England
2012
Riso / Laughter, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon, Portugal
Xxx. Europe Exhibition, Galerie Pankow, Berlin, Germany
L'Art en Guerre, France 1938-1947, De Picasso a Dubuffet, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
20th Century Masters, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Leger-laurens - Tête-à-tête, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
Fourteen Modern Masters, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
From Picasso to Koons: Artist’s Jewellery, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Le Monde Comme Volonte Et Comme Papier Peint, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Hereinspaziert! Zirkus und Jahrmarkt von Macke bis Matisse, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
Modernism: the renewal of painting 1908-41, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Sammeln für die Zukunft - Kunst von 1952 bis 2012 / Orangerie - Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
French Drawings from the Aaronsohn Collection, Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Theatre Of The World, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Australia
Selected Works By Gallery Artists, MODERNISM, San Francisco, USA
2011
De Léger a Dubuffet. Signos y gestos del siglo XX, Oriol Galeria d'Art, Barcelona, Spain
Art et bicyclette - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux, France
Looking Back / The 6th White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, USA
Accrochage, Galerie Boisserée, Cologne, Germany
Irene Ludwig - Präsentation anlässlich ihres ersten Todestages, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Dance Your Life, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
UN PERRO ANDALUZ. Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain
Modern Antiquity: Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, and Picabia in the Presence of Antique, Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA
ZWISCHENTÖNE - DIE SAMMLUNG FORBERG - Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Autumn Show, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong,
100 Jahre Lehmbrucks Kniende - Paris 1911, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Construyendo UtopÍas, Galerìa Guillermo de Osma, Madrid, Spain
Small Medium Large, Donjon de Vez, Vez, Spain
Modern Masters - MODERNISM, San Francisco, USA
Malerei der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Viktor und Marianne Langen, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany
Julian and Josie Robertson: Promised Gift, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2010
Haut en Couleurs, céramiques de Fernand Léger, Musée Fernand Léger, Biot, France (solo)
Summer Collection, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
75/65 Der Sammler, das Unternehmen und seine Kollektion, Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
Son filetage mord dans la matière et sa tête tient l'assemblage. - SMP (Sol,Mur,Plafond), Marseille, France
Modern Times, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, England
2009
Fernand Leger, Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent / Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, Gent, Belgium
Dis-moi, Blaise..., Musée national Picasso, La Guerre et La Paix, Vallauris, France
Fernand Léger: relações e amizades brasileiras, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil
Fernand Léger, Malingue, Paris, France
Fernand Léger: El cubista afable, Museo de Cadiz, Cádiz, Spain
2008
Fernand Léger, El cubista afable, Fundacion Unicaja, Malaga, Spain (solo)
2004
Fernand Léger, peintures, Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, France (solo)
Fernand Léger, choix de dessins de la collection du musée national Fernand Léger, Musée Cantini, Marseille, France (solo)
Fernand Léger, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, France (solo)
2003
Fernand Léger, Fondation Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1998
Fernand Léger, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
Fernand Léger, 1905-1930. Collection du Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris, France (solo)

Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Musée National Fernand Léger, Biot, France
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Japan
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid, Spain
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain