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less important or subservient; or to rank as such
  • The proper creative process is a slow, gradual, anonymous, collective one, in which each man collaborates with all the others and subordinates himself to the standards of the majority.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (78% in)
  • Guy Francon, its designer, has known how to subordinate himself to the mandatory canons which generations of craftsmen behind him have proved inviolate, and at the same time how to display his own creative originality, not in spite of, but precisely because of the Classical dogma he has accepted with the humility of a true artist.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (3% in)
  • Now it can be seen—growing throughout the world—not as a chaos of individual fancies, but as a cohesive, organized discipline which makes severe demands upon the artist, among them the demand to subordinate himself to the collective nature of his craft.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (78% in)
  • It cannot be curbed, sacrificed or subordinated to any consideration whatsoever.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (48% in)
  • An architect needs clients, but he does not subordinate his work to their wishes.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (65% in)

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