Cuttoli recruited artists like Picasso and Man Ray to design textiles for her workshops in Algeria and shop in Paris, bringing Modernism to a broader audience in the early 20th century.
Somewhere in the distance, Celine Dion sings “My Heart Will Go On” as she pours one out for the French architect-idealist.
A book by the pseudonymous pair Augustine and Josephine Rockebrune gathers some 150 stills from adult films featuring the sleek LC4 chaise lounge.
UNESCO announced Sunday that 17 of Le Corbusier’s 20th-century buildings will be added to its World Heritage List.
There’s a whole history of woe for the pets of famous artists, especially when the creative types decided no ordinary cat or dog would do, and brought exotic creatures into their urban lives, or chose a rather macabre tribute to their animal lives.
Which modern architecture icon makes a better cookie, Eero Saarinen’s sleek TWA Terminal or Frank Lloyd Wright’s spiraling Guggenheim Museum?
Have you ever wanted to throw a piano or screeching cat at Le Corbusier’s pristinely white 1931 Villa Savoye in France?
On this week’s art crime blotter: a performance artist faces charges for pooping on the Israeli flag, Le Corbusier chairs are stolen in India, and a graffiti artist sues singer Kiesza for featuring his murals in a music video.
The first day of a new year means new entries into the public domain! As we do each year for Public Domain Day, here’s a look at the artists whose work is now out of copyright.
The Swiss Institute’s second annual architecture and design exhibition attempts to recapture the revelatory voice of Le Corbusier for the technological age. The results are more cumbersome than visionary.
PARIS — Spoiler alert: The deplorable revelations recounted here will not ruin your appreciation of the sublime beauty of Le Corbusier’s masterpieces.
This week, the first awardees in the new Keeping It Modern grant initiative from the Getty Foundation were announced for 20th-century modernist architecture that requires long-term conservation planning.