Le Corbusier, Choisy, and French Hellenism: The Search for a New Architecture

Etlin, Richard A.
June 1987
Art Bulletin;Jun87, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p264
Academic Journal
Explores the debt of artist Le Corbusier to the 19th century tradition of French Hellenism in the formulation of his vision for new architecture, as reflected both in polemical treatises,'Vers une architecture' and in the his avant-garde 'Parisian villas of the 1920s.' Profile of Corbusier; Influence of the writings of Viollet-le-Duc and Auguste Choisy on his works; Analysis of French Hellenism.


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