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 Post subject: Bill Mitchell
PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2009 12:49 pm 
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Bill Mitchell was the Head of Design at GM as well as GM's Vice President. He was Harley J. Earl's successor and had a tremendous influence on the design of the Corvette...
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http://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/his ... chell.html

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 Post subject: Re: Bill Mitchell
PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:33 pm 
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1964 Pontiac Banshee goes up for auction at Monterey...

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 Post subject: Re: Bill Mitchell
PostPosted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:29 pm 
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I know that many people view a lot of the Bill Mitchell-inspired cars with distaste, and many others love them (and quite possibly 1950s Science Fiction films). Personally, Larry Shinoda's Mako Shark II developed in the Mitchell years is one of my favourite designs of all time, but it always amuses me that Mitchell is quoted as saying that he did not like "Modern Art", particularly citing Picasso. That would be the Picasso that was perpetrating this "modern" art thirty years before Mr Mitchell ever set foot in a GM design studio...

Just an observation.

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 Post subject: Re: Bill Mitchell
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Bill Mitchell "Firearri", based on Pontiac Firebird with Ferrari V 12 engine, 1971


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 Post subject: Re: Bill Mitchell
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:04 pm 
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Bill Michell Pontiac Phantom, 1973


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