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Fernand Leger
February 4, 1881 - August 17, 1955
Nationality: French
Category: Artist
Subcategory: French Artist

The realistic value of a work is completely independent of its properties in terms of content.


Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give it a personality it never had before, and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely new lyric and plastic power.


This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.


Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water.


What does that represent? There was never any question in plastic art, in poetry, in music, of representing anything. It is a matter of making something beautiful, moving, or dramatic - this is by no means the same thing.


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