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Chip Lord
Doug Michels
Ant Farm
Cars and Owners, 1969-1994
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Artwork Info

Artwork title
Cars and Owners
Artist names
Chip LordDoug MichelsAnt Farm
Date created
two slide projections, each eighty 35mm slides
dimensions variable
Date acquired
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Chip Lord and Estate of Doug Michels
Permanent URL
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

Ant Farm’s satirical event Media Burn (1975) parodied the conventions of a media spectacle. A fictional politician, the “Artist President,” introduced the main event: a sculptural, transformed car crashing through a pyramid of television sets. Real local news channels covered the story, which went national.

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