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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

BMW Art Car to compete in 24 Hours of LeMans

Jeff Koons BMW M3 GT2 Art Car – Click above for high-res image

Chevrolet Cruze gets artsy playing cricket [w/video]

Michael Vaughn artballs a Chevrolet Cruze – Click above to watch the video after the break

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 for his three gold leaf sculptures of Michael Jackson and his chimp, Bubbles. Some of Koons' pieces have sold for more than $25 million – and if yo

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

New York: BMW expresses joy with new Z4

BMW Z4 joymobile – Click above for high-res image gallery

BMW uses 2010 Z4 as art car (of sorts)

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Z4 painting "An Expression of Joy"

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 than a '68 Type 1 contained, and even the steady diet of replacement parts doesn't account for the amount of cold-rolled whatever comprising this bodyshell. The car's exhibition at the Essen Motor Sho

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 Civic could use an exterior upgrade.

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 saw his French runabout as a canvas for further experimentation. Inspired by Pablo Picasso, pieces of the CV were sliced, diced, moved hither and yon, and repainted to mi

A truly epic Mercedes M-Class

Click above or follow the read link for a big gallery of pics of this outrageous Benz

Art Car parade shows there's no accounting for taste

Wow. We know that there are millions of people out there who can't stand having a stock vehicle parked in their garage. For these folks, a car isn't theirs until it has been personalized -- vanity plates, bumper stickers, cold air intakes, DUBS, whatever. But for a few people a car is a totally blank canvas. No mere add-ons will sate their hunger for self-expression. For these twisted artistic souls, nothing is off limits when it comes to modifications. And so we have the Art Ca

Outlining your commute: Subaru WRX as art

As much as we love the roadgoing rallycars from Subaru and Mitsubishi, it's because of the way they drive, not necessarily for their handsome silhouettes. But beauty is, as they say, in the eye of the keyholder. Artist Benedict Radcliffe

The car as art: Leepu Awila's RMX-1

Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. One man's artistic expression in vehicular form may make another man vomit uncontrollably. While this particular vehicle probably falls on the latter end of the spectrum for most, we felt like we had to share. Perhaps it will inspire other designers to come up with something less hideous more to their liking. Bangladeshi automotive artist Leepu Awila created his RMX-1 as more of a design study than a functional concept.

BMW Art Cars begin international tour

1976 BMW 3.0 CSL by Frank Stella

Recycled Ford MPV travelling world as 'Galaxyman'

As we previously reported, the automobile is one of the most recycled products in use today. While most vehicles have their parts transplanted into new vehicles or converted into fuel, some become works of art.