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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Sweet: How Chris Burden Created Metropolis II, A Tiny City Where 1,100 Toy Cars Zoom | Co. Design

The blogs have been buzzing about California artist Chris Burden's toy-car megalopolis project, Metropolis II, for ages. The latest news: A collector bought the installation for "millions" of dollars, but was gracious enough to donate it to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for display over the next 10 years. (Whew!) But what does it take to design something like Metropolis II, and what does it all mean, anyway?

It took Burden and his chief engineer four years to make Metropolis II.

Posted via email from Siobhan O'Flynn's 1001 Tales

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