Monday, October 8, 2007

Cadillac Ranch

Guymon, OK is 20 miles from the Texas border. The closest big airport is in Amarillo, TX 112 miles away. There is a quaint attraction appropriately called the Cadillac Ranch which consists of 10 Cadillac automobiles, representing various models of the car line, half-buried nose-first in the ground, at an angle corresponding to that of the Great Pyramids of Giza. From afar, you can see why the site has also been referred to as "Carhenge".
Millionaire Stanley Marsh commissioned 3 artists to produce this project in 1974. This country has so much money it can easily afford to allow artists to express their creative energies.

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