Le Corbusier Exhibition at MoMA Will Be NYC’s Largest

Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret). Urban Plan for Algiers, project Plan and perspective. 1935. Pastel on paper. 39 3/4 x 109 1/2″ (101 x 278.1 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Robert A. Jacobs. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / FLCSave the date for a very exciting upcoming exhibition in New York. For the first time in its history, MoMA will presents a major exhibition on the work of the influential and revered Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, 1887–1965). The exhibit, titled Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, will encompass his work as architect, interior designer, artist, city planner, writer, and photographer. And don’t forget the superlatives: according to the MoMA’s website, the presentation will be the “largest exhibition ever produced in New York of his prodigious oeuvre.” Running from June 9–September 23, 2013, the exhibition will be organized by guest curator Jean-Louis Cohen with Barry Bergdoll, the MoMA’s Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design.

Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret) with Pierre Jeanneret (Swiss, 1896–1967). Villa Savoye Poissy-sur-Seine, France. 1929-31. Wood, aluminum, and plastic. 16 x 34 x 32″ (40.6 x 86.4 x 81.3 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / FLCLe Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret). Marseille, model of the superstructure showing the surrounding country. Black and white photograph. 3 15/16 x 7 1/16″ (10 x 18 cm). Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris. FLC L1(12)38. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / FLC

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