Fernand Léger
Date of Birth
Feb 04, 1881

Biography

Fernand Léger is best known as a cubist painter, but he also had some involvement in French cinema. Inspired by a Chaplin feature, Léger was most interested in film as an expressive new medium on which to create his art but showed little interest in the technical aspects of filmmaking. He worked on his first film L'Herbier's L'Inhumane in 1923 as a set designer. Léger made his biggest contribution...