Nudes in the Forest by Fernand Léger

Nudes in the Forest by Fernand Léger Nudes in the Forest1909-10CubismOil on canvasKröller-Muller State Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands Nudes in the Forest was exhibited at the 1911 Salon des Indépendants and is considered Léger’s first major work, showing his break from Impressionism to Cubism. The influence of Paul Cézanne can be seen in Léger’s focus on … Continue reading Nudes in the Forest by Fernand Léger

La Joconde aux Cles (Mona Lisa with Keys) by Fernand Léger

La Joconde aux Cles by Fernand Léger La Joconde aux Cles (Mona Lisa with Keys)1930SurrealismOil on canvasMusée National Fernand Léger, Biot, France One of Lèger’s most experimental canvases, La Jaconde aux Cles is one of the few in which the influence of Surrealism is revealed. Without support, the depicted objects float in space as in … Continue reading La Joconde aux Cles (Mona Lisa with Keys) by Fernand Léger