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1975 Artists’ Soap Box Derby

San Francisco artists race amazing machines

Andre Grewe makes websites for the School of Art & Design.

Way back in 1975, a whole bunch of San Francisco artists made, raced, and occasionally crashed $100 soap box derby racers in a SF MOMA benefit.  This clip is a great archive of a particular place and time -  and it's filled with great quotes like "A banana is the fastest fruit I could think of."  Oh, and a car made out of bread.

 



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I worked at San Francisco Museum of Art (now San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) then. It was a terrific event.

Posted by Shelley on January 07, 2011

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