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FERNAND LEGER Biography, History and Paintings
FERNAND LEGER
(1881-1955) along with Picasso and Braque, Leger was credited with being a master of the Cubist movement, and became obsessed after his First World War experience, to make art accessible to everyone, not just the upper classes.

Leger became associated with Le Corbusier’s Purist movement, creating static and glossy paintings of machinery.

He also taught in America and at his own school, Academie de l’Art Contemporain.

Leger was widely influenced by the social conditions of the ever-changing times in which he lived, yet remained true to his style and received much praise for doing so.


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