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AlbinoFlea picture
@ 2006-01-27 09:27:37

This is nifty. It apparently made an appearence in the movie Wayne's World.

This is a 1989 piece named "Spindle" by artist Dustin Shuler. Folks in Chicago seem to have taken to calling it the Car Kabob.

Other info:

http://users.rcn.com/jdeubel/plaza/spindle.html
http://campusapps.fullerton.edu/news/arts/2004/75_dustin_shulers.html
http://www.correiagallery.com/artists/shuler/shuler_press.html

And you can even buy Car-Kabob paraphenalia:

http://www.cafepress.com/enjoyillinois/953663
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@ 2006-04-17 13:54:45
http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/download.php?Number=381213

A 3D rendering of the Kabob in KMZ format for viewing with GE.
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@ 2007-07-10 15:37:27
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@ 2008-05-03 22:30:50
It was dismantled on May 2, 2008.
http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/930180,CST-NWS-spindle03.article
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