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Max Schrorer: Pop Cars

August 4 - September 4

Free

Max Schorer’s Pop Cars features colorful, pop culture characters! From the North Dakota Art Gallery Directors Association. At the MonDak August 4 to September 4.

From Max:

It started as a scribble of Homer Simpson on a daily-log sheet at a salt-water-disposal during a February snow flurry in northwest North Dakota as an oil-field trucker. The computer-log was down and I resorted to a hand-kept ledger on Keller’s Daily Logs with etch-a-sketch lines cityscaping between ‘off duty, on duty and driving.’ The lines soon called for a portrait of Homer and the seed of Pop Cars was planted.

The idea evolved – pop culture figures who get down behind the wheel. A Mack Titan stolen from the depths of Hell…Michigan, a time-traveling Delorean, a San-Fran hill-hoping Ford Mustang 390 epitomizing counter-culture cool, or the Renaissance Man’s ornithopter gliding along the current of Fibonacci’s spiral – these characters are defined by their vehicle of choice.

Long live the throttle stomper – the patinet chauffer bridging racial divide, the technicolor bus driver whose resume boasts fifteen wrecks with no fatalities, the omnipresent Man in Black who walks the line town-to-town fast enough to tie your tongue, to the woman whose feminist exclamation point is dotted at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Marty McFly – the scorcerer’s apprentice to Dr. Emmett Brown, who poured his family inheritance into his Pop Car – said it best, “let’s see if these bastards can do ninety.”

Max Schrorer: Pop Cars

Details

Start:
August 4
End:
September 4
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

MonDak Heritage Center
Phone:
406-433-3500
Email:
mdhc@richland.org
Website:
http://mondakheritagecenter.org

Venue

MonDak Heritage Center
120 3rd Ave SE
Sidney, MT 59270 United States
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Phone:
406-433-3500
Website:
http://mondakheritagecenter.org