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  • Model of the Voisin Plan for Paris | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    proponent of the plan libre which proposed free façades involving non supporting walls he developed a brand new style taking into account the lifestyles of his contemporaries At the Athens congress he declared that The materials of urban planning are sun space trees steel and reinforced concrete in that order He began his career in architecture by designing private villas but he quickly came to turn his attentions to urban

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/voisin-plan-paris.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Traffic on Postdamer Platz in Berlin | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    the Urban Environment Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next Traffic on Postdamer Platz in Berlin anonymous 1926 black white photograph BPK Berlin Germany BPK Berlin Dist RMN View this work in the exhibition The Street Contact

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/postdamer-platz.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Nu aux cheveux longs | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    in Noyelles sur Sambre He moved to Paris to study law but developed an interest in painting as a self taught student Influenced by Matisse Cézanne and Fernand Léger he embraced the full powerful shapes of their work After World War I during which he was wounded he continued painting supported by his patron Doctor Girardin His work was rewarded in 1933 by an exhibit at the Kunstmuseum Basel in

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/nude-long-hair.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Au pays des chiffonniers | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    to the director s work and he goes as far as showing us the birth of a romance The simplicity of the game the faces of the children and the apparent lack of concern of the protagonists arouses empathy in the viewer to which time has added a touch of nostalgia The realism of the film is lightened by several poetic sequences such as the glass organ concert that fascinates a colorful young audience The film ends with several shots of La Goulou who mischievously shows us the legs that once drew cheers from the Paris smart set before her decline The artist Born in 1902 in Paris Georges Lacombe began his cinematographic career as an assistant to René Clair in 1924 In 1928 he directed his first film La zone au pays des chiffonniers a silent film report of naturalist inspiration A pioneer in talking pictures with René Clair he assisted him on the first French talking picture Sous les toits de Paris with Albert Préjean Mila Parély and Edmond T Gréville In 1931 he began his real career as a film maker scriptwriter with his first feature length film Un coup de telephone An unassuming film director he

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/georges-lacombe.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Commissariat de police, au coin de la rue de la Huchette et de la rue du Chat-qui-Pêche | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    more commonly known by the name Brassaï was born in 1899 in Brasso hence the pseudonym a town that at the time lay in Hungary Brasov is now part of Romania After studying art in Budapest and Berlin he moved to Paris and began to explore photography There he spent his time in the company of surrealists while continuing to paint and sculpt However he is most well known for

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/police-station.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Underground | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    Lill Tschudi was born in Switzerland in 1911 Impressed by the work of Norbertine Bresslern Roth she studied linocut which was to remain her favorite medium at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London then went to Paris to study with Gino Severini and Fernand Léger Inspired by technology speed and modern life she completed some sixty linocuts in the 1930s dealing mainly with sport work and the London

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/underground.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Visite médicale à l'école maternelle du foyer Pestalozzi-Fröbel | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next Medical examination at the nursery school at the Pestalozzi Fröbel hostel Paul Schulz 1931 black white photograph Germany Berlin BPK BPK Berlin Dist RMN Paul Schulz View this work in the

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/medical-examination-paul-schulz.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Les goudronneurs, Paris | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    background and socialist beliefs led her to leave for Paris in 1933 where she finished her studies and published a thesis on French photography in the 19 th century While in Paris she frequented and photographed writers many of whom gained fame including Joyce Malraux Michaux Sartre de Beauvoir Gide Huxley and Beckett When the war broke out she fled to Argentina where she documented Patagonia After the conflict she

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/asphalt-layers.htm (2016-04-28)
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