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15 Artistic Views of the Factory

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far911
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Re: Art and cultural attitudes
far911   5/31/2014 2:47:40 PM
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This artistic view shows how we can be particular calculated and progressing.

Dave Palmer
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Art and cultural attitudes
Dave Palmer   5/31/2014 12:04:39 PM
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I think it's unfortunate how artistic representations of manufacturing have changed, but they reflect cultural attitudes, not necessarily the reality of manufacturing.

For a very impressive manufacturing facility, both inside and out, look at Signicast Corporation's Hartford, Wisconsin facility.  There is a virtual tour available here.

Manufacturing doesn't have to be dirty, dangerous, or dehumanizing.  The whole purpose of manufacturing, as Rob points out, is to elevate our standard of living.

far911
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Re: fanciful images
far911   5/31/2014 9:54:03 AM
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You are right that usually factories are not very impressive. . But this view intrigue people to go for one.

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Boy on a hill
Pubudu   5/31/2014 2:12:16 AM
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Rob I really like the image Boy on a hill and now it is the best time for us to lock at the hills from a factories cause that there will not be a hills with a tries in near future. 

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Re: fanciful images
Rob Spiegel   5/30/2014 11:57:24 AM
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Great point, Naperlou. there probably a good chance that many of these artisits have not spent much time in factories. Except maybe Diego Rivera.

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naperlou   5/30/2014 11:38:38 AM
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Rob, these are someinteresting views of the factory.  Actual factories are either very impresive or somewhat blase.  The truth is often not as dramatic as artists make it out to be.  Having been in very large factories and very small ones, it is interesting that, in general, one rarely has such a grand view of the whole factory floor.

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