I hadn't had my '78 Scout Terra painted for more than a week when I found myself plodding along a crooked farm road in the dead of night amidst a howling thunderstorm. Rain threw itself at the flat-pane windshield in violent splashes, threatening to drown out the static cough of the one-speaker AM radio in the dash. Soft green light poured from the gauges as I flicked through the dial, curious to hear what the low clouds would drag across the airwaves from the farthest corners of the state. The
How thoughtful. Google maps not only directed one motorist to his desired address, but also found a creative place for him to park. Actually, it's just some public art. Using the satellite image feature, a visitor to this particular address in the Hague, Netherlands, will see an image of some wall art that looks suspiciously like a possible cure for overcrowding. Click here for the map link.
There were a lot of positive responses to our past two posts on Jellio's special brand of wall art. The latest is called Drive In and features scaled up model parts from a chrome-heavy hot rod. Most readers responded that they'd love to terrorize the Mrs. with this thing on their living room wall, but at the $3,000 price we reported, little Sally wouldn't get her braces and dear old Dad would be sleeping on the couch for many nights to come.
Jellio is one company that has landed on our radar in the past for producing auto-inspired wall art that we'd be happy to swap for that Picasso we picked up at Sotheby's last year. First it produced a limited series of wall art called Turbo that resembled the plastic parts of a 70s era model car kit. Jellio has revisited that concept with its newest piece called Drive In that this time incorporates pieces from a hot rod model of the 50s. Produced from polyurethane resin and weighing about 20 lbs