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imagine what a human being from a world where humans evolved to survive car crashes.

Meet Graham. Graham is clearly not like other people. In fact, he's as artificial as they come.

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Aston Martin recreated the image of a Vanquish entirely out of scraps of leather from the upholstery workshop. The finished product is perhaps the most stunning exercise in recycling that we've ever seen.

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There's more to the "Disintegrating" series than meets the eye.

Fabian Oefner announced last month a return to his muse, the car, for the second installment of his photography series 'Disintegration'.

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The $15-million collection of confiscated art from a biodiesel fraudster will soon hit the auction block at Christie's. A fascinating read tells the story and shows some of these works.

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For the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mazda is creating the annual sculpture. This year it features a 787B and Vision Gran Turismo rising 131 feet over the event on twisting steel beams.

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A German parking enforcement officer got a laugh last week when they ticketed a sculpture of an impossible object.

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A dozen artists were asked to create their own pieces based on 1:18 scale models of the Rolls-Royce Ghost, each of which will be auctioned off to raise funds for breast cancer.

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A crane toppled in front the Dallas Museum of Art. However, given its interesting position, some bystanders confused it for a new sculpture.

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'Self-Portrait' Measures More Than 2,200 Square Feet

Nissan Leaf helps create world's largest glow-in-the-dark painting with its tires.

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A father-son duo in China are using scrap metal and old auto parts to create massive replicas of the robots from Transformers. Watch the video, here.

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Photographer and model maker Michael Paul Smith has created a nostalgic look at the 1950s in 1/24 scale by combining replicas of classic cars with his own miniature buildings from the fictional town of Elgin Park. As a collection of his work is released in an upcoming book, this short documentary looks at the artist's inspiration for the project.

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Canadian industrial design professor Bruce Thomson is on the hunt for a classic car, and he's chronicling the search in a novel way. Thomson is using his skill as an artist to sketch the vintage cars that he checks out and is posting driving impressions of them on his blog. He initially started looking for a Triumph TR6, but now a wide range of vintage European rides have been added to the list of possibilities.

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English artist Ian Berry, who goes by the name Denimu, make art out of denim. Commissioned by the Instituto Ayrton Senna to do a portrait of the Formula One legend, Berry did it with jeans worn by the Senna family.

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Let's be honest; without coffee, nothing would ever get done. The cup of joe has done more to boost productivity than just about anything else on the planet. However, Romanian artist Adrian Mitu has found a new use for java – making fascinating automotive art.

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Ugly Moto is a horrible name for a company that makes such wonderful motorcycle art. The creation of artist Francis Ooi, the company's illustrations focus on some of the iconic racing bikes of the 1960s and 1970s.

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Hero cars in films need to be sexy. It's why Doc Brown and Marty went back in time in a DeLorean, and why Bo and Luke Duke tore about Hazzard County in a Dodge Charger. The stars of the show need to get about in something cool.

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The Ferrari 250 GTO ranks as perhaps the most valuable production car ever made. In just the past two years, units of the ultimate '60s sports car have sold for $32 million, $35 million and maybe as high as $52 million. With just 39 of them ever assembled, these Ferrari owners are among a rarefied class of an already top-tier class of car collectors. So once you collect the ultimate car, then what do you do? How about buy a scale model of it hewn from a single block of Arabescato marble by stone

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Jay Leno's days might be numbered as host of The Tonight Show, but he will always have a spot in auto enthusiasts' hearts as long as he keeps releasing great videos showing off his and his friends' cars. The latest video from Leno's garage might be the weirdest yet and highlights the three-wheeled Decopod by automotive artist Randy Grubb, who also built Leno's Tank Car.

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To be honest, I can barely use chop sticks properly to pick up sushi, but Japanese artist Makoto Endo has come up with an entirely unique way to master these eating utensils. He uses the slivers of wood to create wonderful works of art, and while his subjects run the gamut (including nude models), his paintings caught our attention with his amazing recreations of motorcycles.

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We like cars, and we like art. Naturally, Chris Labrooy's Auto Aerobics series - computer-generated images of some seriously contorted 1968 Pontiac Bonnevilles floating in mid-air - instantly clicked with us. If the Pontiacs weren't floating or hollow, we could be fooled into believing the image is real. But where's the fun in that?

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Those close to Miami, Florida, next week have an opportunity to check out Piston Head: Artists Engage the Automobile. The exhibit of fourteen unique reimagined automobiles "will reflect art's longstanding relationship with the car as a cultural icon and fetish object replete with physical and symbolic possibilities." Attendees will see work by artists such as the late Keith Haring (his enamel-covered 1963 Buick Special is pictured above), Ron Arad, César, Dan Colen, Nate Lowman, Keith Har

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