John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Art on Sunday: Villa Savoy

Le Corbusier (1887 – 1965)
Villa Savoye, 1929-31
Concrete and plastered unit masonry
Villa Savoye
Poissy, France
Photo by Christophe Jacquet under the GNU Free Documentation License


The Corcoran Gallery in DC recently opened an exhibition of Modernist art, and as I was browsing the online exhibition, I was struck by an image of this house in Poissy, France. I'm not normally a big fan of Le Corbusier, but the elegant simplicity of this design really appealed to me.
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