Le Corbusier : An Atlas of Modern Landscapes

  • Title: Le Corbusier : An Atlas of Modern Landscapes
  • Author: Jean-Louis Cohen
  • ISBN: 0500342903
  • Page: 169
  • Format: reli
  • Le Corbusier An Atlas of Modern Landscapes In June The Museum of Modern Art New York presents the largest exhibition ever produced on Le Corbusiers prolific oeuvre encompassing his work as architect interior designer artist city pl
    In June 2013, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presents the largest exhibition ever produced on Le Corbusiers prolific oeuvre, encompassing his work as architect, interior designer, artist, city planner, writer and photographer Over a six decade career, this towering figure of modern culture constantly observed and imagined landscapes using all the artistic techniques at his command, including watercolours, sketches, paintings, photographs and models This accompanying publication, appearing 25 years after the Centre Pompidou released the seminal catalogue Le Corbusier, une encyclop die , aspires to become a new sourcebook, giving an account of research developed worldwide in recent decades Reflecting the geographic extension of his designs and built works as well as his indefatigable wanderlust, the book is structured as an atlas, with topographical entries allowing for the discovery of the major sites and cities where Le Corbusier worked Featuring essays by an international range of curators, scholars and critics, and a trove of archival images and materials from the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris, this lavishly illustrated volume presents a wholly unique way to explore the life and work of one of the most important visionaries of our time.

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    2. Received a couple of days ago and had a chance to thumb through the 1-1/2" book so far.I went to see the show about a month ago. The study models, large sketches and 8 mm movies were helpful to understand the architect's design process. For some reason, the full size mock-ups of interior spaces weren't as effective. The book/catalog is priced quite low. It's about same as the admission fees for two of us at MOMA if we didn't go on the Free Night. I wish the pictures of the sketches were larger i [...]


    3. Great addition to a personal design library.Excellent chronological collection of Corbu's work.Great complement to the many theoretical books on Corbusier' work.High quality publication.


    4. This book does phenomenal justice to a great architect.


    5. Issued in conjunction with a major exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art, this volume is handsomely produced, with many new photographs. However, the aspiration of the authors to create a kind of ultimate reference work on this seminal architect falls short of the mark. For one thing there is only a summary bibliography at the end. Yet one of the strengths of current Corbu scholarship is the profusion of monographs on individual buildings. For the most part these revealing publicatio [...]


    6. If you were at MOMA for the exhibition, and particularly if you, like me, couldn't make it, you need this fix. We who grew up in the 20th Century were taught to worship certain master architects, seminal artists, and form givers. Corbu was one of those gods. The graphic documentation is essential information, you may scan the text to refresh your early education, or you may read and think deeply about architecture and the meaning of life, at your leisure: This looks really impressive on the coff [...]


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