Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles

17 06 2013

This is a unique exhibition of Art Deco automobiles from some of the most renowned car collections in the United States at the Frist Center for Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Inspired by the Frist Center’s historic Art Deco building, this exhibition features spectacular automobiles and motorcycles from the 1930s and 1940s that exemplify the classic elegance, luxurious materials, and iconography of motion that characterizes vehicles influenced by the Art Deco style.

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Photos Of Flood In Tennessee

4 05 2010

The weekend flooding and tornadoes in southern USA killed at least 29 people.

It is a disaster.

Homes, cars, furniture, electrical appliances, farms, trees and a lot of other things are damaged.

Below are some photos of the flood in Tennessee from Reuters.

Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, May 3, 2010. After heavy weekend rains and flooding, officials in Tennessee are preparing for the Cumberland River, which winds through Nashville, to crest more than 11 feet Monday afternoon. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Monday, May 3, 2010, downtown Nashville, Tenn. Heavy weekend rain caused the Cumberland River to over flow its banks flooding part of downtown and other areas around the city. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Monday, May 3, 2010, downtown Nashville, Tenn. flooded. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Opry Mills shopping complex and General Jackson Showboat in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, May 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Downtown Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, May 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Monday, May 3, 2010, downtown Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

A flooded farm near Jackson, Tenn., on Monday, May 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Electric power poles stand in flood water in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, May 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Parts of downtown Nashville, Tenn. is flooded, near the Cumberland River on Monday, May 3, 2010. The Cumberland River continues to rise at Nashville, but is nearing its crest. Floodwater has spilled onto a couple of downtown streets near the riverfront and restaurants and bars in the tourist district are closed. (AP Photo/Kristin M. Hall )

People paddle canoes down the street in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, May 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Debris including cars are piled on top of each other after flooding on Antioch Pike near Blue Hole Road. The road is still closed to the public. Photo taken Monday May 3, 2010.








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