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    “THE SLOW INEVITABLE DEATH OF AMERICAN MUSCLE”
    SLOW MOTION CAR CRASH
    Two cars are slowly crashed into one another of the course of a month. The movement is so slow as to be invisible. These are models for a full sized piece yet to be constructed.



    http://oppositionart.com/carcrash.htm


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    This is occurring in multiple venues?

    That or is there an alchemy which transforms Dodge Challenger R/Ts into Pontiac Trans Ams, and Chevy IIs into Dodge Chargers?

    I cannot identify the inexcusably filthy transmission which is providing the mount for these debacles, sorry.

    If Hank weighs in, he might have an idea...

    In any case, this "art" would have been more apropos in the 70s.
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    Quote Originally Posted by j2k4 View Post

    In any case, this "art" would have been more apropos in the 70s.
    agreed and the "Title" of the piece is overly pompous

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    Quote Originally Posted by 100% View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by j2k4 View Post

    In any case, this "art" would have been more apropos in the 70s.
    agreed and the "Title" of the piece is overly pompous
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    Absolutely hideous geartrain in the first prototype.
    Obviously designed for artistic effect and not efficiency/performance.

    Which is odd given the artwork's title- the subservience of utility to appearance would be more of an Italian trait I should think.
    Maybe the artist can't afford two Ferraris.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 100% View Post
    Absolutely hideous geartrain in the first prototype.
    Obviously designed for artistic effect and not efficiency/performance.

    Which is odd given the artwork's title- the subservience of utility to appearance would be more of an Italian trait I should think.
    Maybe the artist can't afford two Ferraris.
    Maybe the under-rigging of the first is a commentary on the rickety framework of our auto industry?

    The top-side hardware is but a pair of very blunt instruments.

    I'd take either one to a drag race (after a fortnight of wrenching), but that's about it...
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    I wonder if the price of race fuel has risen like the everyday bilge has?
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    That's interesting, I'd never thought about taking a normal car crash and spreading it out over time, I guess it makes sense the body would warp the same way and all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clocker View Post
    I wonder if the price of race fuel has risen like the everyday bilge has?
    Hmmm.

    Good question.

    Only one place in town sells it, but I can't afford to go there until the end of next month.

    Remind me, huh?
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