This ambitious exhibition, curated by Jean- Louis Cohen and Barry Bergdoll, was the first major retrospective at MoMA to focus on the creative work of Le Corbusier. Organized biographically according to geographic locale, it drew upon a range of media to probe the integral relationship between Le Corbusier’s travels and his artistic and architectural production in scales that range from furniture designs to buildings and urban proposals. In addition to original sketches, architectural drawings, and models, the installation included objects he collected (glassware, shells, bone fragments), numerous paintings, excerpts from films made by Le Corbusier and others, selected images from his travel notebooks (reproduced digitally and projected in series according to locale), large-scale polemical...

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