This blog is a running commentary about Modernism and Mid-Century Modern design and architecture, in conjunction with my website, ModusModern.com.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
The Allure of the Automobile Exhibit at the High Part 2, the Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow
Continuing my visit to the High Museum
1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow
The next car we saw was this Pierce-Arrow - I loved all the red detailing - the wheels, stripes, etc. You can sort of see the bicycle manufacturing heritage of the original founding George Pierce. As one of only three survivors of this model, it was indeed a treat to view it in-person. Notice the beautiful woods used in the interior - makes the woodworker in me giddy...