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Summary

Fernand Leger (born as Joseph Fernand Henri Léger in Argentan, Orne, France, died in Gif-sur-Yvette, France) was a famous Artist from France, who lived between February 4, 1881 and August 17, 1955. He became 74 years old.

Biography

Fernand Léger was a French painter, sculptor and filmmaker.

His pictures can be seen at the Fondation Maeght in Saint Paul de Vence in Provence in France.

He was active as a teacher for many years. Danish painters received instruction from him, Franciska Clausen (1899 - 1986), Rita Kernn Larsen (1904 - 1998), Asger Jorn (1914 - 1973) and Ole Harvest (1915 - 1943). Franciska Clausen was for several years Fernand Léger's mistress.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 5 quotes who is written / told by Fernand.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernand_Leger

Famous quotes by Fernand Leger (5)


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"What does that represent? There was never any question in plastic art, in poetry, in music, of representing anything. It is a matter of making something beautiful, moving, or dramatic - this is by no means the same thing"
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"Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give it a personality it never had before, and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely new lyric and plastic power"
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"Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water"
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"This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting"
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"The realistic value of a work is completely independent of its properties in terms of content"


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