Art on Wheels: The NCMA presents Rolling Sculpture - Circa - NCMA - North Carolina Museum of Art
Karlie Marlowe

Karlie Marlowe is director of marketing and visitor services at the NCMA.

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  1. Jack Derrick - Reply

    October 01, 2016

    A Cord 812 would have been a nice American addition, and I have always thought of the original VW beetle as a bit of art deco design for the common man. How about a show with one or more of the BMW art cars (Calder, Stella, Warhol and others painted various BMWs - my personal favorite is the one by Jeff Koons)?
  2. Paul Smith - Reply

    October 03, 2016

    Will there be an opportunity to see under the hoods of these cars?
  3. Caroline Rocheleau - Reply

    October 04, 2016

    Yes! If you are a member, we have a Hoods Up Member Monday on October 17. If not, we will have a Hoods Up Day for the general public on Friday December 9 (all day).
  4. BARRY NEEDLE - Reply

    November 22, 2016

    What is the history and significance of the projected image of a person hanging from the right-hand arm of a 10-number "clock" I photographed at the Art Deco Auto exhibit. (The exhibit is stunning!)
  5. k_kelly - Reply

    November 23, 2016

    Yes, David, the Rolling Sculpture catalogue, along with other items from our exhibition store, is available for purchase online (click our Shop menu on the homepage).
  6. k_kelly - Reply

    November 23, 2016

    Barry, thanks for your comment and your question! NCMA designer Dave Rainey chose that film still from the 1927 silent art deco classic "Metropolis" (Fritz Lang, director) because he saw a close resemblance in the typography of the 10-hr clock, a hallucination in the worker's mind, and the Bauhaus style of the numbers on the speedometer gauge of the Chrysler Thunderbolt in our Rolling Sculpture exhibition.
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