When Italian carmaker Enzo Ferrari declared the 1961 British Jaguar E-type sports car the most beautiful car ever made, it was a rare instance of a functional design object coming to be seen as a work of art. Thirty-five years later, Ferrari’s assessment was vindicated when the original Jaguar E-type was put on display in the Museum of Modern Art.
Mark Rollins is a professor of philosophy and philosophy-neuroscience-psychology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is author of the book Mental Imagery: On the Limits of Cognitive Science, and his current research is on perception.
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Essays, reviews, and reflections that celebrate African American life and legacies