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Fascist Le Corbusier?

Open Letter from François Chaslin

François Chaslin 

Was Le Corbusier a fascist? This is the question that has made headlines thanks to a combination of events. On the one hand, the opening of the grand exhibition that the Centre Pompidou in Paris devotes to Le Corbusier on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of his death; on the other hand, the publication of three books with nothing in common but having put on the table, again, the French-Swiss master’s sympathies for fascism, and his attempts to work with the pro-Nazi Vichy regime...

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