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    Le Corbusier : the measures of man / edited by Olivier Cinqualbre and Frédéric Migayrou ; translated from the French by Rita Eustace, Robert McInnes and Sarah Tolley.
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    Zurich : Scheidegger & Spiess ; Paris : Centre Pompidou, 2015.
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  • Le Corbusier, 1887-1965 -- Exhibitions.
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  • Architecture -- Designs and plans -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
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  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Designs and plans -- Exhibitions.
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  • Architectural drawing -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
  • Series Title: 
    Le Corbusier. English.
    ISBN: 
    9783858817686 (hc.)
    3858817686 (hc.)
    Description: 
    255 pages : illustrations (chiefly colored), plans ; 31 cm.
    Contents: 
    Constants of Eurhythmics -- Eyes within eyes, architecutre and mathesis / Frédéric Migayrou -- Purism and proportions / Roxana Vicovanu -- The L'Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, manifesto for a Corbusian system / Maïlis Favre -- A body for living -- Houses and villas (1921-1931). The eloquence of sketches / Olivier Cinqualbre -- The Corbusian sportive body / Rémi Baudouï & Arnaud Dercelles -- Le Corbusier. Furnishing body and soul / Cloé Pitiot -- Dimensions of an anthropometry -- Touching the body. Le Corbusier's figurative works / Genevieve Hendricks -- The modulor. Variances of an invariant / Frédéric Migayrou -- The open hand. From political symbol to the artist's signature / Marie-Jeanne Dumont -- The ineffable space -- Genesis and representation of ineffable space / Roberto Gargiani -- Béton brut, acoustic plasticity, and the "cement gun" / Anna Rosellini -- Polychromy / Jan de Heer -- The universal man -- The city laid bare / Aurélien Lemonier -- A room to spend the summer / Olivier Cinqualbre -- Postface: confessions, tribulations, evolutions ... / Marie-Jeanne Dumont.
    Content Notes: 
    "This publication accompanies the exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne (Gallery 2) from April 29 to August 3, 2015, made possible by the support of the Fondation Le Corbusier"--Title page.
    Additional Author: 
    Cinqualbre, Olivier, editor.
    Migayrou, Frédéric, editor.
    Eustace, Rita, translator.
    McInnes, Robert, translator.
    Tolley, Sarah, translator.
    Le Corbusier, 1887-1965. Works. Selections.
    Musée national d'art moderne (France), host insititution.
    Fondation Le Corbusier, sponsoring body.
    Summary: 
    "The Centre Pompidou is devoting a retrospective to the work of Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, aka Le Corbusier. Not only a visionary architect, urban planner and theorist of modernity, but also a painter and sculptor, Le Corbusier made a profound impression on the 20th century in dramatically changing architectural design and the way people lived in it. The Centre Pompidou invites audiences to grasp the output of this major figure in modernity through the idea of human proportions, the human body being essential as a universal principle defining all aspects of architecture and spatial composition. Based on a chronology structured by the main stages of this new aesthetic concept, the exhibition offers a fresh journey through Le Corbusier's work. Here the body is "seeing" and "cognitive", and we get a consistent picture of all the thinking that went into his painted, sculpted and architectural output. The modernist Le Corbusier who created Purist architecture is often pitted against the post-war Le Corbusier, the exponent of a concrete Brutalism and more organic forms. But the exhibition shows how his entire approach was in fact totally seamless." -- From the publisher.
    Notes: 
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-253)
    Language Notes: 
    Translated into English from the original French title, Le Corbusier: mesures de l'homme.
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