• Mar 19, 2007
click above pic to view additional images of this one-of-a-kind "Shattered Glass" Maserati Quattroporte

They say that the beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder, and we're torn between thinking the work of Italian artist Luca Pancrazzi shown here is jaw-dropping cool or tear-shedding sad. C'mon, it's a Maserati Quattroporte covered with 1,763 lbs. of shattered glass – truly a sight one does not see every day. But it's also an exquisite Italian luxury sedan sacrificed at the alter of modern art. The piece currently sits outside the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and welcomes guests to the second Moscow Art Biennale that runs from March 1st through April 1st.

[Source: Domusweb via CarScoop]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      trying hand washing that. hahahaha

      and how do u close the door without touching the body?
      • 7 Years Ago
      Good luck getting this thing past those tough new European pedestrian safety standards.
      • 7 Years Ago
      A WASTE
      • 7 Years Ago
      Didn't take long for the "fakies" to call out fake on this.

      I know quite a few photoshop gurus that would love for it to be possible to do this in photoshop. Really.

      Why shout out "fake" when perfectly rational explanations (like, I don't know, "we took pictures before and after we covered it completely").

      It's not fake just because you don't know the full story (or haven't bothered reading about it).

      Do note that in the first picture there is someone actually driving the car, while the last picture is in the exhibition itself. That may have *something* to do with it. Think.

      I'm sick of the fakebois. I guess it comes from believing calling everything a "fake" makes them look smarter or something. Were a huge asteroid hurl screamingly through the atmosphere and I'm sure the last thing we'd hear is someone shout "FAKE!!!!" before we're wiped out.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I don't know, perhaps it's just me, but just because someone thinks up of some stupid/ridiculous way to do something doesn't necessarily make it art.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I wonder if Ralph Nader would approve?
      • 7 Years Ago
      I'm sure the hip-hop community would love to ghost-ride this whip
      • 7 Years Ago
      at least the wipers still work.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Finally a solution for the neighbour's cat walking on my vehicle...
      • 7 Years Ago
      This looks like a pretty sweet security system to me
      • 7 Years Ago
      "They say that the beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder"

      Beauty is in the eye of the beholder only as far as the beholder is able and willing to tolerate defect. Which is why "love is blind"... the lovers are so overcome with emotion that their sense of detecting real beauty is in the back seat (no pun intended... hah hah).

      As for this Maserati.... It's more a gimmick and a curiosity than it is beautiful. There may some beauty to is, as Chuck Goolsbee (#4) points out, but only slightly.

      • 7 Years Ago
      How would you wax this car?
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