Before You Leave Town for the Weekend, Gaze in Horror at This Summer-Traffic Composite

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The Long Island Expressway, photographed during a recent Thursday-­to-Saturday stretch.

The artist Felix R. Cid’s hyperreal composites are made from about 400 photographs, in this case shot over three days leading into a long weekend. A very long weekend, if you’re waiting in one of these lines. (Click on the image to enlarge.)

*This article appears in the July 27, 2015 issue of New York Magazine.