Photos: Porsche as an art form

The Porsche By Design exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, N.C., featured the beauty of the Porsche.

The show has 22 of the German-made cars, starting with a 1938 Type 64 Berlin-Rom Racer and including actor Steve McQueen's 1958 Speedster, fashion designer Ralph Lauren's 1988 Type 959 and a 1989 Panamericana concept car with a zip-off roof that's never been in the U.S. before and was an 80th birthday gift to Ferry Porsche. It's the only one of that car, which had a dune buggy feel to it while still maintaining that clear Porsche design.