Wednesday, December 15, 2010

A Short History of Driving

David Hockney, The Road to York through Sledmere, 1997

 Wayne Thiebaud, 24th Street Intersection, 1977

 George Tooker, Highway, 1953

 Edward Hopper, Western Motel, 1957

 Peter Doig, Hitch Hiker, 1989

 Pierre Winther, The Ride

 Alfred Hitchkock, Psycho, 1960

 Damian Loeb, Spoorloos (The Vanishing), 2006

 Gottfried Helnwein, The Flesh is Weak, 2003

 Mark Tansey, 1986

 Mark Tansey, Doubting Thomas

 Gerhard Richter, Two Fiats, 1964

 Grant Wood, Death on the Ridge Road, 1935

 Jean-Luc Godard, Week-End, 1968

 Andy Warhol, Pink Car Crash

 Gregory Crewdson, 2001

 Dana Schutz, Accident, 2008

 Dexter Dalwood, The Crash, 2008

 Jean Baudrillard, St. Clément (1987)
"Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated."- Jean Baudrillard

Warren Criswell, Flash Flood

 Warren Criswell, Holy Shit!

 Alfonso Ponce de Leon, Accidente, 1936

 René Magritte, The Fury of the Gods, 1960

 Marcello Dudovich, Bugatti Advertisement, 1922

 Tullio Crali, Le forze della curva, 1930

 Advertisement for ESSO - Società Italo Americana pel Petrolio - Genova from "Le Vie d'Italia, Rivista Mensile del Touring Club Italiano" (Review of the Italian Touring Club), circa 1930

 Ed Ruscha, Burning Gas Station, 1966

Alan D'Arcangelo, June Moon

 David Graham, Golden Meadow, Louisiana, 2006

 Frank Kunert, The Architect's Dream

 Grace Weston, Marriage Trip

 Mario Sironi, Il camion giallo, 1918

 Philip Evergood, Dowager in a Wheelchair, 1952

 Martin Scorsese, Taxi Driver, 1976

 Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cab Drivers, Berlin, 1931

 Carmen Segovia

Another Black Beetle

 Auguste Roubille, Les Souverains, c. 1910

 Julius LeBlanc Stewart, Les Dames Goldsmith au bois de Boulogne en 1897 sur une voiturette (1901)

 Yuri Pimenov, New Moscow, 1937

Stalin and his ZIS 101, 1936


  1. nice, and quite well known videoclip from U-tube here, if you allow

  2. Houston named today as third worst city for commuters. I don't know what I did to be damned to this existence, but there it is. Following your wonderful site now.

  3. Love some of these pictures here. Thanks for the blog.

  4. Great pictures! Thank you for posting!