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Fernand Leger: A Survey Of Iconic Works By Assouline Books

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Fernand Leger: A Survey Of Iconic Works

Known for his bold forms, geometric contrasts, and an enduring interest in the working class, French painter Fernand Leger has had a tremendous influence on Cubism, Constructivism, and the contemporary advertising poster. This limited edition volume, part of ASSOULINEs Ultimate Collection, features a curated selection of L.gers iconic pieces-hand-glued to each page and shown in an exceptional way-for a lasting keepsake of Legers extraordinary oeuvre.

Details

  • 140 pages
  • 80 illustrations
  • English language
  • Released in September 2012
  • W 15.47 x L 18.58 x D 2.79 in
  • Hand-bound limited edition with color plates in a linenclamshell case
  • ISBN: 9781614280057
  • 20.0 lb

About the Author

Kenneth E. Silver is Professor of Modern Art at New York University, Adjunct Curator of Art at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, and a contributing editor to Art in America magazine. He is the author of numerous award-winning books and articles including Esprit de Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War (1989) and Making Paradise: Art, Modernity, and the Myth of the French Riviera (2000). His exhibition, Chaos and Classicism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918-1936, (Guggenheim Museum, New York and Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, 2010-2011) was named "Best Art Exhibition 2010" by New York Magazine and its catalogue picked as one of the "100 Notable Books of 2010" by the Times Literary Supplement.