Thursday, August 11, 2011

Post-impressionist Leger and His Lifetime

Early 20th century, Leger by post-impressionist master Paul Cezanne and Picasso's Cubism master effects, the creation of Cubism began his career in many of his early works, show a preference for mechanical. Cubism and Picasso and other different is that Leger's Cubist painting is a mechanical Cubism. This comes from the artist's worship and mechanical fantasy. So he put great enthusiasm, careful to depict all around machine tools, such as steel, aircraft, bridges and cars, and even in some of his works, the character's image began to form and geometric collage. All of this is in evoke the memory of the mechanical age, indicating the artist's deep concern for public utilities. In his later years he was still in Paris, the proletarian subject matter of real life, the creation of Cubism painting objects, those sailors, circus, picnicking, hiking, machinery and workers' demonstrations and other scenes are depicted his main target. Leger's Cubist painting of machinery after the advertising and design have a significant impact.
Leger (Femand Leger, 1881 ---- 1955), was born in Argentina, farming families, from early architectural apprentice. 1900 and moved to Paris to make ends meet and did some odd jobs. When the photo was modified in a studio member. 1903 studied at the School of Decorative Arts in Paris, with local artists, like many young people, by the impact of Impressionism and Fauvism, but also affected by Picasso's Cubism, and Picasso met in 1909, often in a variety of Cubism venue, established in the early style of painting. In 1920 a large number of articles written during the 1930s, trying to find a solution in theory, painting problems, and also published a series of quite politically insightful articles to the community called for respect for freedom of innovators, influence gradually expanded. 1940-1945 lived in the United States, taught at several universities during the period. Returned to Paris in 1946 and joined the French Communist Party. Held in Poland in 1948 to attend the defense of world peace conference later years more contact ceramic design.

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