Rolling Sculpture

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The art deco period—from the 1920s to the 1940s—is known for blending modern decorative arts with industrial design and is today synonymous with luxury and glamour.

Bugatti type 57s Aerolithe 1935


While today manufacturers often strive for economy and efficiency, this was a period when innovation and elegance reigned supreme. Influenced by an international art movement, automakers embraced the sleek, new streamlined forms and aircraft-inspired materials to create memorable automobiles that still thrill all who see them. With bold, sensuous shapes; handcrafted details; and luxurious finishes, the 14 automobiles and three motorcycles in the exhibition provide stunning examples of car design … with artistic flair.

Chrysler Imperial Model C-2 airflow 1935

This was an artistic instillation that was at the North Carolina museum of art. It has a lot more cars and many more photos that can be found on line at the link below.

Check it out, many more pictures including interior shots and engine bays.

Http://ncartmuseum.org/exhibitions/archive/rollingsculpture

Chrysler Thunderbold 1941

Edsel Fords Model 40 speedster 1934

Henderson KJ Streamline 1930

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