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    ETC: Piston Head show exhibits contemporary car art in Miami
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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 ...

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    ETC: Artist imagines eerie world where cars have no wheels
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    The wheel ranks right up there with the telescope and four-slice toaster in the pantheon of inventions that have moved humankind forward. But what if a circle in three dimensions had never occurred to anyone, and we all had just moved on without it? Perhaps we'd be driving around in Lucas Motors ...

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    Autoblog Holiday Giveaway 2/5: Win the art of Arvind Ramkrishna!
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    Enter SweepstakesWe like to highlight a new automotive artist each year in our holiday giveaways. We met Arvind Ramkrishna late last year when he launched a Kickstarter project to fund his How To Draw Cars Now DVD tutorial. Having once harbored dreams of being a car designer myself, I felt an ...

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    Video: You can catch more flies with a Mercedes-Benz
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    The intersection of automobiles and art is always an interesting locale, and one french sculptor has spiced things up a bit with a Mercedes-Benz covered in flies. The premise sounds a bit shaky to be sure, but artist Natacha Mercier says the concept was inspired by something she witnessed back in ...

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    Pierre Arpin turns metal into "immortal" art
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    We've all heard the argument that cars can't be art. As a commodity, vehicles are slaves to parameters of functionality, manufacturing and economics that simply have no bearing on traditional works, but Canadian sculptor Pierre Arpin believes that shouldn't stop car parts from ascending beyond ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Cool As Ice: Japanese architect builds full-size transparent Lexus LFA
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    Transparent Lexus LFA - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Next to the Lexus LFA display at this week's Tokyo Motor Show is a separate room displaying brand-themed art. At first, we didn't bother going in, but we went back here on day two, and we're sure glad we did.Inside, we found this ...

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    BMW's Art Cars start North American tour in Los Angeles
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    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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    Happy Halloween: Performance pumpkin
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    There are those of us who love cars, then there are those who spend hours delicately carving the likeness of an AC Cobra into an orange gourd. This jack-o-lantern was found on Flickr member Norbini's page, though it's not clear if he is the artist or just an admirer.Anyone else seen any impressive ...

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    BMW components a work of art
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    Vehicle Design students at the Royal College of Art in London, England, received an interesting request from BMW. Company officials stopped by and asked them to compose works of art using parts from the German automaker's vehicles. Fourteen entries were submitted, and five ...

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    Ford promotes automotive art by opening up archives
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    To some attaching the word ‘art’ to pictures of cars is like inviting a biker to a debutante’s ball. Still, automotive art has gained traction in the marketplace recently by riding the coattails of the booming car collecting market. That 1969 Mustang Mach 1 you just bought at ...

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