This has been around a while, but is still one of the best things I have seen in a long time. Ok, I was right into hot wheels cars as a kid, but one must be impressed by this kinetic sculpture.
Chris Burden, the artist famous for once crucifying himself to a Volkswagen, has spent the past four years working on a huge kinetic sculpture called Metropolis II, which is a comment on the age of the automobile. You can view it this fall at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art.
As artists we are consistently working to push the boundaries of what we believe is possible without regard to how we might do it. We are the forever dreamers, the magic seekers, and the alchemists of spirit. Theo Jansen is a kinetic sculptor based in Holland. He is a wind sculptor who has created animals [...]