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Le Corbusier

[Swiss-born French Architect, 1887-1965]

• Also known as:  Charles-Edouard Jeanneret
• Browse all:  Swiss artists / French artists  /  architects

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Original works by Le Corbusier available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Chaise Longue 2072

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Plan for a Model City, chalk, 1935

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
95 works by or related to the artist

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "L"

Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
Nature morte limpide, 1924

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Still Life, 1920

Museums of Geneva, Switzerland (in French)  
Information about a 2006 exhibition

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
Large 'Grand Confort' chair, 1929

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
Model of Villa la Roche-Jeanneret, 1923-25

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)  
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Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Notre Dame du Haut

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Photographs from the Monastery of Sainte-Marie de La Tourette

Great Buildings Online

Rocbo Culture (in French)  
Geometric analysis of Le Corbusier's Le Modulor (click "retour" to see more works analyzed)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Le Corbusier  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Frieze Magazine
"Stealing Beauty"

Audio selections from an interview with the architect

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Le Corbusier: The City of Refuge, Paris 1929/33

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The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright

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Le Corbusier - The Creative Search

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Essential Le Corbusier: L'Esprit Nouveau Articles

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Le Corbusier's Maison Curutchet

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The Le Corbusier Guide

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Le Corbusier Talks With Student: From the Schools of Architecture

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Le Corbusier and the Continual Revolution in Architecture

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Le Corbusier: La Villa Savoye

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Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier: Photographs by Rene Burri

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Le Corbusier: Paris-Chandigarh

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Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier, the Noble Savage: Toward an Archaeology of Modernism

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Towards a New Architecture

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Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier: The Poetics of Machine and Metaphor

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Discoveries: Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier: Architect of the Twentieth Century

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Le Corbusier: Inside the Machine for Living

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Une petite maison 1923


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