Le Corbusier Le Grand

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Le Corbusier Le GrandProdáno
3 200 Kč
ISBNAutorPřekladatelNakladatelJazykStránekRok vydání
978-0-7148-4668-2Jean-Louis Cohen Phaidon
English7682008
ŠířkaVýškaVáha
32,00 cm42,00 cm 6,00 kg

Kniha Le Corbusier Le Grand na množství archivního materiálu (kreseb, fotografií i dopisů) představuje nejen rozsáhlou a mnohotvárnou tvorbu Le Corbusiera, ale také důležité události, osobnosti a vlivy, které formovaly život tohoto neustále fascinujícího umělce.

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is one of the giants of twentieth-century architecture and design. Born Charles Edouard Jeanneret in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the self-named Le Corbusier was not only the creator of some of the most important and impressive buildings of the last century--Villa Savoye at Poissy, the Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut at Ronchamp, the Parliament Building in Chandigarh, India--he was also an accomplished painter, sculptor, furniture designer, urbanist, and author. His work and social theories continue to be a dominant force in the world of architecture and design, while his elegant bearing, typified by his round black eyeglasses, which are still today a signature look for architects around the world, helped cast him as an heroic figure out of Ayn Rand's novel The Fountainhead.

Drawing on an array of archival material, including sketches, photographs, and correspondences, Le Corbusier Le Grand depicts in roughly chronological order not only the vast and varied output of Le Corbusier, but also the major events, people, and forces that shaped the life of an artist who continues to fascinate those in and outside the architectural world.

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