short biography

Fernand Léger (born 1881 in Argentan, died 1955 in Gif-sur-Yvette / Paris) had one of his first exhibitions at Galerie Kahnweiler in Paris in 1910 together with Braque and Picasso. He had cooperations with Blaise Cendrars, Amédée Ozenfant and Le Corbusier and participated at the documenta 1, 2, 3 in 1955, 1959, 1964 in Kassel and at the Venice Biennale in 1960.

Painting, graphics, photographs, film, sculpture, ceramics, murals, mosaics, machinery worlds and monumental figure groups, cubism

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Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki Baker Museum, Naples Ca la Ghironda, Bologna Centre Pompidou Paris Dartmouth College / Hopkins Center & Hood Museum, Hanover Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence GAM Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin ° Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden Hiroshima Museum of Art Indianapolis Museum of Art Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin K20/K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen ' KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Sakura Kreeger Museum, Washington Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo Kunst Museum Winterthur Kunsthalle Bremen Kunsthalle Mannheim Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstmuseum Solothurn LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art LAM Lille La Boverie, Liège MAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo . MACCSI - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sofía Imber, Caracas MAM Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro ° MASP - Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA ° MMOMA Moscow MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires MUMA Le Havre Menil Collection, Houston Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Minneapolis Institute of Arts Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Museo Botero, Bogota Museo Tamayo, Mexico City ° Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao Museu Berardo, Lisbon Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb ' Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museums Vledder Musée Cantini, Marseille Musée Unterlinden, Colmar Musée de Grenoble Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon Musée d´Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne NIU Art Museum, DeKalb National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY Chichester Philadelphia Museum of Art Picasso Museum - Luzern Pinault Collection - Bourse de Commerce, Paris Punta della Dogana, Venice RISD Museum, Providence Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken Sara Hildén Art Museum Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby Situation Kunst (Für Max IMDAHL), Bochum Skissernas Museum, Lund Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Sprengel Museum, Hannover Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Stedelijk Museum Den Bosch Tate Collection Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tel Aviv Museum of Art The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo (closed) UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven ' Vancouver Art Gallery Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal Wright Museum of Art, Beloit documenta Kassel ms Muzeum Sztuki Lodz n.b.k. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
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  • 15. Feb 12. May
    Fernand Léger MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York