Streamlining Machinery Into Art

Engineering, speed, art and design – all in one car at the Dallas Museum of Art’s “‘Cult of the Machine.”

By Jerome WeeksJanuary 4, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

The Dallas Museum of Art’s current show, “Cult of the Machine” features paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe and film clips by Charlie Chaplin. But what steals the show is a rolling sculpture weighing nearly two tons. And 80 years ago, when that sculpture was new, nothing on the road could keep up with it. It’s probably the DMA’s fastest artwork – ever.

It’s a car, of course. But, quite the car.

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