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Fernand Leger - Quotes

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Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting. ---->>>

The realistic value of a work is completely independent of its properties in terms of content. ---->>>

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.

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.

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: February 4, 1881
Birthplace: Argentan, Orne, France
Die: 08-17, 1955
Occupation: Artist
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Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (French: [leʒe]; February 4, 1881 – August 17, 1955) was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style. His boldly simplified treatment of modern subject matter has caused him to be regarded as a forerunner of pop art (wikipedia)