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About the book:
There are countless publications that take Le Corbusier’s approach to architecture and design as their subject. ‘Le Corbusier and Power of Photography’ from Thames & Hudson examines a lesser-known part of his work: it traces the many ways in which the architect used the medium of photography to define and disseminate his work around the world.
Published in 2012 on the occasion of his 125th anniversary, Le Corbusier, who was born in La Chaux-de-fonds, Switzerland, as Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, went on to become one of the most influential architects of the 20th century and a leading exponent of the modernist movement.
‘Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography’ is a richly illustrated portrait in six chapters, each written by an expert in a particular facet of Le Corbusier’s work: a photographic biography; his secret travel photographs; the ways in which the architect used photography for promotion; an examination of his approach to the printed page; an overview of his use of large-scale imagery in his buildings and exhibitions; and contemporary photographic interpretations of his work.
‘Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography’
With a preface by Norman Foster
Published by Thames & Hudson
28 x 23 cm
350 illustrations in colour and black-and-white
ISBN 978 0 500 544228