Wednesday, September 12, 2007

An Artist + a Burger = Portrait of America

In 1981, Jørgen Leth and photographer Dan Holmberg made a movie titled 66 Scenes from America, a poetic collage put together from scenes shot in different parts of America. For an outsider, the scene in which Andy Warhol, an icon of his day, stuffs a Whopper in his face in front of the camera seems to be what America is all about.

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