|Metropolis II, Image © Chris Burden, Photography © E. Koyama, Courtesy|
Gagosian Gallery. Originally appeared on lacma
Miniature cars speed through the city at 240 scale miles per hour; every hour, approximately 100,000 cars circulate through the dense network of buildings. "The noise, the continuous flow of the trains, and the speeding toy cars, produces in the viewer the stress of living in a dynamic, active and bustling 21st Century city", Chris Burden said, "It wasn't about making a scale model!"
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