Tag Archives: Car Art

We’ve Never Talked About How Salvador Dali Stuffed a Rolls-Royce With Cauliflower

So Jalopnik HQ had a momentary debate today on the merits of cooking, which eventually turned to the subject of what vegetable is best, which got us thinking about cauliflower—and, you know what, I realized we’ve never discussed Salvador Dalí stuffing a Rolls-Royce full of cauliflower and calling it art.

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Here’s What the Production Porsche Taycan Could Look Like

I’m excited for the Porsche Taycan, Porsche’s upcoming all-electric sedan. We’ve yet to see the production version of the sleek thing (though the “concept” will pretty much be it), but some artistic renderings of what it could look like show something extremely promising.

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Wim Delvoye Turns Plain Ol’ Tires into Beautiful Works of Art

The possibilities for a tire seem pretty limited. Yeah, everyone knows you can stick ‘em on cars. You can make a swing out of them. Throw them around during a workout. Bury them in the ground and let the kids play on them. You’re probably not thinking “I am going to take this tire and make into the most…

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I Don’t Totally Get What’s Going on With These Inflated British Car Animations But I Sure Like Them

The British creative studio INK has been having some fun lately, sort of both at the expense of and in glorification of some of the most notorious British cars from the 1970s. I’m not entirely sure of what any actual message that these animations may be saying, but they’re incredibly well done and deeply amusing to…

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Lexus Is Unveiling Its LFA Art Car at the 24 Hours of Spa and I Don’t Know How I Feel About It

Art cars are one of my favorite things in the whole entire world. I love ‘em. It’s fun to see what companies will come up with to just simply celebrate their achievements without worrying if people will buy it. It is the answer to the question “so what if Van Gogh used a car as a canvas?” and that is extremely my…

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GM Is Being Sued by a Graffiti Artist for Featuring His Work in an Ad Campaign

Swiss artist Adrian Falkner, who signs his work as Smash 137, has filed a lawsuit against General Motors for featuring his commissioned graffiti artwork in a Cadillac campaign ad, claiming the automaker’s photos featured on social media infringed on the copyrights of his work.

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This Amazing Artist Stayed Awake All Night To Capture The 24 Hours Of Le Mans In 24 Pieces

This year, during the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, artist and photographer Jayson Fong sat down to his desk to produce one piece of art for each hour of the race. A motorsport fanatic of the first degree, Jayson’s art is usually quite detailed. For this endeavor, however, he needed to finish a piece quite quickly, and it…

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French Artist Benedetto Bufalino Is Turning Old Cars Into Pizza Ovens

Usually when people think of modifying a car, it’s to make it more of a car. Y’know—some engine upgrades, better suspension, that kind of thing. But if you’re French artist Benedetto Bufalino, your idea of a modification would be a little different. More along the lines of “so what if I turn this car into a pizza…

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Now’s Your Chance To Get A Poster Featuring Literally Every Single Toyota Ever Sold Here

You have pined your entire life for a poster featuring a 1989 Toyota Corolla All-Trac. But you also have a thing, weirdly, for the Scion xD, a car nobody ever loved. And a Lexus SC300. And a Toyota Prius Prime. And a brand-spanking-new Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro. But no one was able to give you all of these things, on a…

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Erwin Wurm’s Fat Cars Will Make You Really Uncomfortable

When we describe a car’s aesthetics, there are certain words we tend to use. They can be sexy or sleek, square or sporty, functional or futuristic. Cars, however, are usually not called “fat”. Austrian artist Erwin Wurm is asking, why the hell not?

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