Dream Cars Atlanta – High Museum of Art
This summer, the High Museum of Art is presenting the exhibition of some of the world’s most innovative automotive designs created. The exhibit brings together 17 concept cars from across Europe and the United States. The exhibit will be showcased from May 21 through September 7, 2014. The “Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas” features concept cars from the early 1930’s to the 21st Century that have pushed the limited of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design.
The kids enjoyed listening to the new “Dream Cars” App that now available on ITunes and Play Store that walks you through each car and provides the history of each Dream Car on exhibit. The highlights from the exhibit include:
Paul Arzen’s “L’Oeuf electrique” (1942), an electric bubble car designed by Arzens for his personal use in Paris during the German occupation, which has never before traveled to the U.S.
- William Stout’s “Scarab” (1936), the genesis of the contemporary minivan.
- Marcello Gandini’s Lancia (Bertone) “Stratos HF Zero” (1970), a wedge-shaped car that is only 33 inches tall.
- Christopher Bangle’s BMW “GINA Light Visionary Model” (2001), featuring an exterior made of fabric.
- A full scale (6X20) rendering of a concept car by Carl Renner (1951).