Ballet Mécanique (1924) – Fernand Léger

Ballet Mécanique (1924) Fernand Léger, 12 min. Silent. B&W Considered one of experimental cinema’s masterpieces, Ballet Méchanique is the only film that artist Fernand Léger made directly. Dudley Murphy also directed and artist Man Ray directed cinematography. The film’s focus on the mechanical world reveals modern artists’ fascination, and disillusionment with science and technology. In … Continue reading Ballet Mécanique (1924) – Fernand Léger