Car Fetish

Car Fetish

  • ISBN-13: 9783868282139
  • Subject: Art & design styles: from c 1960
  • Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
  • Imprint: Kehrer Verlag
  • Publication Date: 14-11-2013
  • Format: h/b

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Presents the automobile as a source of inspiration for the art of the last 100 years. Starting with the futurists, who saw in the car's beastly roar and thrilling, dangerous speed a new ideal of beauty, this visual study provides an overview of the most powerful and culturally important artworks inspired by the car. Among them are examples of Pop Art by the Nouveaux Realistes such as Jean Tinguelay, a major Formula 1 fan. Themes include traffic, withdrawal and escape and the fascination with accident.
About the book

Presents the automobile as a source of inspiration for the art of the last 100 years. Starting with the futurists, who saw in the car's beastly roar and thrilling, dangerous speed a new ideal of beauty, this visual study provides an overview of the most powerful and culturally important artworks inspired by the car. Among them are examples of Pop Art by the Nouveaux Realistes such as Jean Tinguelay, a major Formula 1 fan. Themes include traffic, withdrawal and escape and the fascination with accident.