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    Report: BMW M1 art car by Frank Stella headed for the auction block

    In a perfect world, maybe the world's top museums would have infinite space and infinite resources to acquire and display every significant piece of artistic creation they could get their hands on. But, as we are all at times painfully aware, this is an imperfect world. Which is why the ...

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    Video: Ferrari F430 Scuderia turned into rolling canvas by artist Laurence Gartel

    Laurence Gartel Ferrari 430 Scuderia – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Laurence Gartel has been involved with digital media since the early '70s, beginning his artistic exploration of computers on analog machines long before anyone else. This guy has been at it so long he taught ...

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    Rinspeed BamBoo concept pops its top with artist Jamez Rizzi

    Rinspeed BamBoo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's a lot of adjectives you could ascribe to Rinspeed's wild creations. After all, each one is as different from the one that came before as it is from any other car on the road or the show stand. So if we had to pick one, it ...

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    Fiat 500 art cars created in Miami at Exhibitalia

    Fiat 500 Art Basel art cars – click above for high-res image gallery
    We wouldn't have taken something like the Art Basel festival in Miami Beach as a typical showcase for automobiles, but after Tesla rolled out its art car and Maybach spearheaded its sculpture initiative there, Fiat became ...

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    Tesla takes a tip from BMW, creates psychedelic Roadster art car

    Laurence Gartel's Tesla Roadster art car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We love ourselves some art cars. Be it a Warhol-liveried BMW M1 or a crochet-covered Morris Minor, few things flip our collective switch quite like the melding of art and automobiles. Tesla has introduced its ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Crocheted 1959 Morris Minor [w/video]

    Olek's crocheted Morris Minor – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We can only hope that the art world has as much trouble understanding us we have trying to fathom its hows and whys. Brooklyn-based, Polish-born artist Olek just closed her installation, "Knitting is for Pus****" in ...

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    Francoise Nielly does the 'art car' thing on Citroën's Survolt concept

    Citroën Survolt Art Car by Francoise Nielly – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As if the Citroën Survolt didn't have creative enough a color scheme going on as it was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the French automaker has offered up the diminutive, ...

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    How the British Pay Homage to 50's America: Chevrolet Spark woody

    Chevrolet Spark Woody art car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At some point in history, the notion of having a wood-lined automobile went from the pinnacle of awesome to the depths of loathsome. We're guessing that demarcation falls at about the same point in time when automakers ...

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    McLaren F1 GTR art car tipped to fetch $3 Million at auction

    McLaren F1 GTR art car by César – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over a decade since its inception, the McLaren F1 remains one of the fastest supercars ever made, and as such, a highly coveted collectors' item. The race-spec McLaren F1 GTR, even more so. But a McLaren F1 GTR ...

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    BMW Art Car to compete in 24 Hours of LeMans

    Jeff Koons BMW M3 GT2 Art Car – Click above for high-res image
    The 17th BMW art car is slated to follow in its ancestors footsteps by competing in this year's running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car, an M3 GT2, has been worked over by artist Jeff Koons. Though critics first cried foul ...

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    Chevrolet Cruze gets artsy playing cricket [w/video]

    Michael Vaughn artballs a Chevrolet Cruze – Click above to watch the video after the break
    We've always been under the impression that the art world and the professional sports galaxy were somewhat mutually exclusive. You just don't see too many former players trying their hands at high ...

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    BMW picks Jeff Koons as artist for next Art Car

    If you're at all familiar with contemporary art, then you know that Jeff Koons is a triple, double-dog super megastar. Deeply controversial within the art world (Koons is a former stock broker that copied Andy Warhol's Factory techniques and hired an image consultant), Koons is perhaps best known ...

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    Hand-painted G37 Coupe inspired by Cirque du Soleil commemorates Infiniti's 20th Anniversary [w/VIDEO]

    Infiniti G37 Anniversary Art Project Vehicle by Montreal artist Heidi Taillefer - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW, eat your art out – Infiniti can do art cars too! At the 14th Annual Canadian Art Gallery Hop Gala in Toronto, Infiniti of Canada unveiled their G37 Anniversary Art ...

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    New York: BMW expresses joy with new Z4

    BMW Z4 joymobile – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The latest addition to the long running series of BMW art cars is this Z4. Unlike previous art cars where the machine was the canvas, the z4 you see above was actually used as the paint brush. When BMW unveiled the new 2009 Z4 at the ...

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    BMW's Art Cars start North American tour in Los Angeles

    Click above to view Warhol, Stella, Lichtenstein, and Rauschenberg's BMW Art Cars in high resolution
    BMW's world famous Art Cars have been an interesting project since their inception in 1975, attracting some of the world's most notable artists to leave their mark on the Bavarian automobiles. But ...

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    BMW uses 2010 Z4 as art car (of sorts)

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Z4 painting "An Expression of Joy"
    Normally the models in BMW's art car line -- sixteen and counting -- get their body panels splashed up with designs by the who's who of the art world. BMW has decided to switch up the concept for a commercial for the new ...

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    Essen 2007: Phantoms inhabit VW

    Artist William Burge has found a way to artfully reattach all of the little pieces that have fallen off his 1968 Volkswagen Beetle. The results are far more impressive than the Bug's original and once-ubiquitous countenance. Actually, we counted all 21,000 gigashards of metal, and that's more metal ...

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    DISKDRV doesn't like magnets

    Like many of us at Autoblog, we're pretty sure many of you are life-long computer geeks, which means, if you're old enough, somewhere in your house is a box (or boxes) of never-to-be-used-again floppy disks. Lara Weigand saw potential in those boxes of discarded data and decided her 1998 Honda ...

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    Citroen 2CV ala Picasso

    The Citroen 2CV is already a unique-looking car, with Citroen's distinct mid-century-modern style and flair. The French auto could be considered the opening salvo in a styling onslaught that led to such heights of style as the DS. A regular 2CV could be considered a piece of art, and Andy Saunders ...

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    A truly epic Mercedes M-Class

    Click above or follow the read link for a big gallery of pics of this outrageous BenzNot sure who took these pics or what the mural depicts exactly, but this is one finely detailed M-Class. A true work of art if you're into REALLY custom paint jobs, this Mercedes from St. Petersburg (Russia, not ...


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