Object of desire

18th February, 2018

In the 1920s, Le Corbusier stopped the clock and reset it in line with his revolutionary vision of architecture, art and design - the house as a machine for living in, shorn of unnecessary ornament, and art that rejected the complicated abstractions of Cubism and returned to the pure, simple geometric forms of everyday objects. His vision was further shaped by his focus on the theme of Arcadia, a utopia grounded in the ancient ideal...

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