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Akili Tommasino: Machine Envy: Fernand Léger and the Machine Aesthetic, 1909-1955

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Fernand Léger. Three Women. 1921-22. Oil on canvas, 6′ 1/4″ x 8′ 3″ (183.5 x 251.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Akili Tommasino is a curatorial assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, and is completing a PhD in History of Art and Architecture through Harvard University, where he earned his MA and BA. An advocate of emerging artists and scholar of the twentieth-century avant-garde, Tommasino has organized and collaborated on numerous exhibition projects at institutions internationally.

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