Retired Bloke Quote

“I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals; I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.”

Roland Barthes 1915-80

French writer and critic

Mythologies (1957) ‘La nouvelle Citroen’

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