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© Texts: Tomas Rab­a­ra, Karin Rab­a­ra
© Works repro­duc­tions: Man­fred Dubach; FLC / 2019, Pro­Lit­te­ris, Zurich

 

© Pho­to­graphs in which Le Cor­bu­si­er is seen:

Le Cor­bu­si­er in 1953 in the stu­dio of his apart­ment in Paris: © Key­stone / Rue des archi­ves / Michel Sima; FLC / 2019, Pro­Lit­te­ris, Zurich

Quo­ta­ti­on: “I am an archi­tect, but I am also a pain­ter. Two hearts are bea­ting in my bre­ast” (Le Cor­bu­si­er to Lou­is Ara­gon, 1936). Refe­rence: “La que­rel­le du réa­lis­me”: Deux débats orga­ni­sés par l’Association des pein­tres et sculp­teurs de la Mai­son de la cul­tu­re, 1936‬


Le Cor­bu­si­er in 1937 while working on the pain­ting “Plougre­scant”: © akg-images / Paul Alm­a­sy; FLC / 2019, Pro­Lit­te­ris, Zurich
Quo­ta­ti­on: “It is first of all thanks to pain­ting that I have beco­me that archi­tect that I am”. Refe­rence: Revue “Aujourd’hui – Art et Archi­tec­tu­re”, Numé­ro spé­cia­le, 1965


Le Cor­bu­si­er in 1963 in his stu­dio at work on a col­la­ge: © FLC / 2019, Pro­Lit­te­ris, Zurich
Quo­ta­ti­on: “I have never stop­ped drawing and pain­ting, loo­king whe­re­ver I could for the secrets of form. You don’t have to look any fur­ther than this for the key to my work and my rese­arch”. Refe­rence: LC’s pre­face for “Des­sins”, Edi­ti­ons Forces-Vives, 1968

 

Le Cor­bu­si­er in 1947 working on the draft of the UN head­quar­ters: © United Nati­ons Per­ma­nent Head­quar­ters; FLC / 2019, Pro­Lit­te­ris, Zurich