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Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (French pronunciation: [fɛʁnɑ̃ leʒe]; February 4, 1881 – August 17, 1955) was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism (known as "tubism") which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style. His boldly simplified treatment of modern subject matter has caused him to be regarded as a forerunner of pop art.
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Born 4 February 1881; died 18 August 1955.
Artist, Decorative Painter, Manufacturer, Cinematographer, Ceramicist, Fresco Painter, Lithographer, Muralist, Tapestry Designer, Genre Artist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Mosaicist, Painter, Sculptor
Fernand Léger, Fernand Leger, Fernan Lezeh, Fernan Lezhe, Fernan Lez'eh, Ferunan Reje, レジエフエルナン, Leger, fernand leger
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