The Shape Of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles And Motorcycles, 1930-1942
THE SHAPE OF SPEED: STREAMLINED AUTOMOBILES AND MOTORCYCLES, 1930-1942 is published for the summer exhibition at Portland Art Museum highlighting the pre-World War II period in auto innovation that favored a clean modern aerodynamic look. The handsome volume details 19 rare vehicles and individualistic motorcycle designs in a picturesque spread of luscious images with descriptive commentary. An essay by David Rand discusses the influence of science, art and fashion on auto design, while guest curator Ken Gross provides historical context.
Available at the Portland Art Museum
Available at the Portland Art Museum Store, 503-276-4204.