Ever wonder what a racetrack large enough to have 1,200 Hot Wheels running around at the same time would look like? This. Also, please please please start wondering bigger. I dunno, about naked women or something, you're depressing me. Wondering about giant Hot Wheels tracks. *facepalm*
Now this is art. It's the Metropolis II installation by Chris Burden at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and it looks amazing.
The fully-automated and gigantic track features 1,200 cars and 13 toy trans (sic) zipping around quickly, over and over again.
Oh snap, the LACM is right down the street from me -- I'll have to go check it out sometime. Anybody wanna get in on my field trip? There's like 30 bars on the way too. Plus -- PLUS -- the La Brea Tar Pits. Best field trip ever? You bet your sweet ass. Suck it, Colonial Williamsburg!
Hit the jump for the car racing in action.