Sounds of Speed highlights the relationship that car culture and music have developed over the decades. From The Beach Boys recordings to The Fast and the Furious soundtrack, the albums displayed in the exhibit show how influential cars have been to the music and recording world. Not only are cars featured in song lyrics and on album covers, but the sounds of a car, from a revving engine to a burning slick, are celebrated as music. The collection of car-themed albums was accumulated by “Speedy” Bill Smith, founder and owner of Speedway Motors, and is normally on display at the Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Art Wall: The Sounds of Speed
May 1, 2009 - April 1, 2010
- Fins: Form Without Function
- An Icon Re-invisioned: The Jaguar Sports Car
- Art Wall: License Plates: Unlocking the Code
- Pickups: The Art of Utility
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