Ozenfant, Amedee

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Ozenfant, Amedee Gender: M
born on 15 April 1886 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place St.Quentin, France, 49n51, 3e17
Timezone LMT m3e17 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 25°37' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 16°43 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 06°18'


French artist and painter who, along with Le Corbusier, formulated the principles of purism and published an art review 1920-25. He began to exhibit his work in Paris in 1908, became interested in cubism while rejecting the aspect of decorative abstraction. Ozenfant published his best known book, "Foundations of Modern Art," in 1928.

In 1938, he moved to the U.S. and founded the Ozenfant School of Fine Arts in New York City. He returned to France in 1955, and died 4/5/1966 in Cannes.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1908 (Started exhibiting his art)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1920 (Published an art review)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1928 (Book released)
  • Family : Change residence 1938 (Moved to U.S.)
  • Family : Change residence 1955 (Moved back to France)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (France to U.S. to France)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Founded the Ozenfant School of Fine Arts)
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (Art Review)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection