Piston Head – When artists are transforming cars into works of art

2016-08-11 // art

In Los Angeles currently holds the exhibition Piston Head II, gathering some amazing cars transformed into artworks by great artists such as Keith Haring, César, Lawrence Weiner, Sterling Ruby or Kenny Scharf. One of the presented creations is a beautiful Alfa Romeo 4C, paying tribute to the famous print The Great Wave off Kanagawa by the Japanese artist Hokusai. This car was created by the designers of the studio Garage Italia Customs. The exhibition Piston Head II runs until September 10, 2016 at the Venus LA gallery.

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Garage Italia Customs, Alfa Romeo 4C painted with Hokusai’s The Great Wave of Kanagawa, 2016
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Garage Italia Customs, Alfa Romeo 4C painted with Hokusai’s The Great Wave of Kanagawa, 2016
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Garage Italia Customs, Alfa Romeo 4C painted with Hokusai’s The Great Wave of Kanagawa, 2016
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Garage Italia Customs, Alfa Romeo 4C painted with Hokusai’s The Great Wave of Kanagawa, 2016
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Garage Italia Customs, Alfa Romeo 4C painted with Hokusai’s The Great Wave of Kanagawa, 2016
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Garage Italia Customs, BMW i8 painted with Giacomo Balla’s Street Light, 2016
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Sterling Ruby, BUS, 2010
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Kenny Scharf, Daisymobile, 2014
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Olivier Mosset, Flathead, 1954
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Jonas Wood, Untitled, 2016
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Katherine Bernhardt, Jungle Jaguar, 2016
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Lawrence Weiner, Untitled (Sow the Wind, Reap the Whirlwind), 2015
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Matthew Day Jackson, Untitled, 2016
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Peter Shire, Mr. Truck Goes to Coffee, or This One’s For You, 1979
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Olivier Mosset, Da, 1962
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Richard Prince, The Odyssey, 2016
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Will Boone, CAR

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