I love the cubist era but somehow I missed knowing enough about Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955) who painted Reclining Woman in 1922.
Reclining Woman demonstrates Léger’s interest in producing “everyday poetic images:” paintings in which the manufactured object is the “principal personage” shown as precisely as possible to reveal an absolute sculptural value rather than sentimental associations – Art Institute of Chicago
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Categories: Painting, Quick Hits
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