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French painter Fernand Léger created the abstract painting series "Contrast of Forms." His work blended elements of Cubism with his own unique style, "tubism."
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In the 1950s, Léger's work focused on the theme of the common man, and further expanded to include stained tapestry, pottery, stained glass and mosaics.
Léger died on August 17, 1955, in Gif-sur-Yvette, France.
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