La Main Ouverte
Le Corbusier (Biography)

La Main Ouverte
La Main Ouverte, Le Corbusier
Size: 25 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.
Year: 1963

Swiss-French, 1887-1965
  • (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret)
  • Born at Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland and studied at the local art school
  • Began to study architecture in 1905
  • With Amedee Ozenfant founded the journal “L’Esprit Nouveau” in 1920
  • He became a French citizen in 1930
Selected Public Collections
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, USA
  • Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Centre Le Corbusier, Zurich, Switzerland
  • The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Fondation Le Corbusier Museum, Paris, France
  • Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
  • Le Corbusier Centre and Museum, Chandigarh, India
  • Le Corbusier Museum at Ahmedabad, India
  • Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
  • Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, United Kingdom
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Tate, London, United Kingdom
  • University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, USA