Peculiar Car

NextNature.net
January 13th 2007

mathew barney

Another peculiar object, from Matthew Barney's Cremaster 4.

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koert
Posted 14/01/2007 – 01:50

"The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man."
-Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

koert
Posted 14/01/2007 – 01:49

The simple and obvious fact about the car is that, more than any horse, it is an extension of man that turns the rider into a superman. It is a hot, explosive medium of social communication.
-Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

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