Re: [CR]Picasso Inspired by Brooks?


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Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 20:47:59 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Picasso Inspired by Brooks?
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r cielec wrote:
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> Ahoy !
> A fellow lister loaned me a Brooks under-saddle splash guard.
> Be darned if it doesn't look like the Picasso scuplture in the Daley Center in downtown Chicago. http://chicago.about.com/library/weekly/aa082800c.htm
>
> Regret to say, I do not have photog. of Brooks splash guard.
>
> Remember: Picasso has a famous piece of "ready-made" sculpture that consists of handle bars instered in the frame of a leather bicycle seat. Titled "Bulls Head" or something similar.

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Go to Google.com and search using their "images" search engine. Type in "picasso bull's head."

Results: http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=picasso+bull%27s+head+&btnG=Search

Image of Bull's Head: http://www.dido.uk.net/head/images/picasso's/Bull's_Head.jpg

Go to Wallingford Bike Parts and look at their Brooks catalog archives.

Brooks Splash Gard: http://www.brooksarchives.info/brooks%20/catalogs/1954%20cycle%20access/brooks1954page3.html

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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