But what about the highways?

October 15, 2006

“I think cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals. I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.”

—Roland Barthes, “The New Citroën” (1957)

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One Response to “But what about the highways?”


  1. oh nathaniel! how come no new posts? i miss talking to you! 🙂


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