Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

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Everything is directed toward utility with the greatest possible severity. The tendency toward utility does not, however, impede the accession to a state of beauty. The case of the evolution of the automobile form is a striking example of my point; it is even a curious fact that the more the machine perfects its utilitarian functions, the more beautiful it becomes.

Fernand Léger, “The Aesthetic of the Machine”

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October 31, 2018 at 7:30 am

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