Le Corbusier

The Sydney Fair, 2016 – Celebrate Modern Art Design & Style

The Sydney Fair, 2016 – Celebrate Modern Art Design & Style

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The Sydney Fair 2016 focusing on Art Deco, vintage and 20th century style objects, has everything you can think of under the one roof, all available to purchase

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection – On Show, New York

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection – On Show, New York

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On show at The Metropolitan Museum of New York is Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection a major exhibition of Cubist works of Picasso, Braque, Gris and Léger

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Le Corbusier – Charles-Edouard Jeanneret’s Modernist Style

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Early in the twentieth century Swiss born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret adopted his grandfather’s name Le Corbusier presenting a new audacious style of architecture

Detail of the Secession building in Vienna, constructed by Joseph Maria Olbrich. It is one of the best known examples of Secessionist architecture.

Modernism – Design Styles on an International Scale

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The various movements in art design and style we group under the title Modernism was about a revolution in a simplicity of style making new, exciting statements

Postmodern Design & Style – Out of Control Consumerism

Postmodern Design & Style – Out of Control Consumerism

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Postmodernism (1970-1990) ranged from fashion to folly, from the luxurious to the ludicrous, from theory to theatre as it spawned out of control consumerism

Fitting Form to Function

Fitting Form to Function

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Charles Edward Jeanneret changed his name to Le Corbusier. As a modernist, he was primarily concerned with the least complex method of fitting form to function. His radical plans included replacing the historic centre of Paris with eighteen gigantic skyscrapers. Thankfully in this he failed. His books published between 1923…