The Phantom by W.T. Burge – Art Car Central The phantom is a replica of a 1936 Bugatti Atlantic and was built by W.T. Burge from Truant Studios. A steel bodied wraith with gargoyle headlights, and was built from the ground up using only a Volkswagen motor, trans axle, steering and suspension. The Shell of the […]
Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Art Car Central This video was shot recently at ArtCar Fest 2007 on the first day of the event in San Franscisco. Its called Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Art Car and its volvo covered in over two hundred and fifty computer controlled lobsters, bass, trout, catfish and sharks. the Choir performs a repertoire […]
Here is a very cool video about what it means to have an art car and the mind set behind it. Featuring the writer of the Art Car book Harrod Blank, and Artcars such as Daisy Springer, Mondrian Mobile, Colt-mobile, Vain Van, Carthedral, Cinnabar charm, Cailfornia Fantasy Van, Cardalabra and Truck in Flux.
SHUTTLE VAN is made by BILL VIERECK using a 1996 Caravan. It has a 42″ tailfin, and 3,600 handpainted tiles, 3 thrustercones and a 1700 watt fog production system. I met Bill recently at artcar fest 2007 this year who came all the way from Texas. This is an amazing car in terms of the […]
This image featuring Leonardo’s “Mona Lisa” with Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” is shown at its peak. These images drawn in the dust are obviously quite impermanent. One of the cool things about them is how they change over time. More dust accumulates as the car is driven down the road. Early morning dew streaks […]
Truck in Flux created by Philo Northrup.Its a pick up truck decorated with parts from other ArtCars(Come Play w/Me, the Duke, RatGirl, the Grape, and others). Philo says “It’s not just a rolling assemblage; it’s a rolling scrapbook – a rolling library.” It’s also the first ArtCar to get a living garden.
I just found a video done about Artcar Fest 05. It was the first year