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LE CORBUSIER: UN ATLAS DE PAISAJES MODERNOS (2014)

LE CORBUSIER: UN ATLAS DE PAISAJES MODERNOS.

BARCELONA
CAIXA FORUM
JAN 29 2014 - MAY 11 2014

Architect, urban planner, painter, interior designer, writer, editor, photographer, and amateur filmmaker. Currently recognized as a key figure in the architecture of the 20th century, Le Corbusier was a multidisciplinary artist who is known for his strength and creative freedom. The Le Corbusier exhibition. An atlas of modern landscapes intended to expose the many facets of the architect through 215 objects, brought together with the intention to demonstrate all aspects of his artistic career.

The extraordinary exhibition was the most in-depth retrospective Spain has seen on Le Corbusier in the last twenty - five years. The detailed show takes took the audience on a journey following the footsteps of Le Corbusier on his long spanning across a period of decades. During his time as an architect Le Corbusier dazzled, imagining, observing and pursued landscapes endlessly: architectural landscapes, domestic landscapes and landscapes in objects.

"An atlas of modern landscapes intended to expose the many facets of the architect through 215 objects, brought together with the intention to demonstrate all aspects of his artistic career"


Organized by the Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA ) in New York and with loans from the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris, the exhibition is composed of models , paintings , plans and photograph and most spectacularly, four interior recreations of rooms with original furniture pieces.

The exhibition demonstrated a sensibility for Le Corbusier's relationship with the city of Barcelona, including in the show, a series of panoramic photographs by Richard Pare of some of the artist's emblematic projects.