Back Seat Dodge Audio Video

Edward Kienholz: Back Seat Dodge '38

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AUDIO: Hear the artist himself recount why he chose to portray lovers in the backseat of an old automobile and how he went about finding the exact model he desired. Kienholz also recounts the exhibition controversy from his own point of view.

Audio #1: Looking for a Dodge
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Audio #2: The Controversy

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VIDEO: LACMA has created this video to convey the details of this large-scale and provocative assemblage. You can peek inside the automobile to see the couple making love. View interior details of the Dodge. This movie is accompanied by the music Cherry Blossom Pink and Apple Blossom White which was originally selected by the artist to play in the background, as if it was coming from the car radio.

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