Toyota Auris Stars in Japanese ‘Spanking Orchestra’

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Toyota’s new Auris campaign in Japan has already spawned a music video featuring a singer who identifies as transgender. The Auris is now also the center of an art display called “Spanking Orchestra.” Continue Reading...

Wrecked Ferrari “Reclaimed” For Coffee Table

Wrecked Ferrari “Reclaimed” For Coffee Table
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“Reclaimed” is one of those buzzwords that’s come along in the last year or two to described mundane things like dead wood that’s been turned into a high priced consumer good. Think of a tabletop made from “reclaimed wood” and sold at a premium in a bougie furniture store and you get the idea. French… Continue Reading...

Carhenge Now Up For Sale, Asking $300,000

Carhenge Now Up For Sale, Asking $300,000
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Carhenge, Nebraska’s remarkable automotive replica of England’s Stonehenge, has been a proud display of automotive greatness and whimsical art for 24 years. Jim Reinders, the man behind the fantastic creation announced that Carhenge and its land will now be up for sale, with an asking price of $300,000. A not-for-profit landmark, Reinders has dwindled his… Continue Reading...

McLaren MP4/6 Driven By Ayrton Senna To Be Auctioned

McLaren MP4/6 Driven By Ayrton Senna To Be Auctioned
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Anyone who built model cars as a kid would appreciate should pay attention to an upcoming auction featuring an installation by artist Jay Burridge. Burridge has created a life-size “Airfix kit” out of a McLaren MP4/6, one of the greatest Formula 1 racing cars of its era. The sculpture has some serious provenance behind it,… Continue Reading...

Dutch Artist Paints Berlin Intersection Using Unsuspecting Commuters [Video]

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A simple city intersection in Berlin turns into a painted canvas, thanks to a “guerilla art project” that splashed paint onto the wheels of hundreds of passing cars. Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh—whose name already sounds like a work of art—gained inspiration from seeing spilled cans of paint trampled by bicycles and footprints on the sidewalk, and… Continue Reading...

Wrecked BMW Stars In Experimental Hungarian Opera

Wrecked BMW Stars In Experimental Hungarian Opera
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This is the sort of thing you won’t see at community dinner theater—Hungarian artist Hajnal Németh turned a mangled BMW 525i into the focus of an experimental opera that reflects the life cycle of a car accident. Entitled “Crash: Passive Interview,” the opera features a liberetto performed by singers inside BMW’ Leipzig plant in Germany,… Continue Reading...

Audi Urban Future Shows Us What Manhattan Will Look Like in 2030

Audi Urban Future Shows Us What Manhattan Will Look Like in 2030
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What will Manhattan look like in 2030? Get your multipasses ready, because Audi has an idea—it’ll be green, multicultural, and certainly involve four rings. Opening at the New Museum at the Bowery, the exhibit brings designers, architects, and artists together to form a unified vision of what life will be like in less than 20… Continue Reading...

A.R.T Tunes Mercedes Viano, Makes it One Awesome Van

A.R.T Tunes Mercedes Viano, Makes it One Awesome Van
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Well here’s something different. If you just so happen have to be stuck with a minivan, you might as well get a luxurious one that looks cool, right? Mercedes-Benz recently released the Viano Van in Europe and German tuning house A.R.T. is releasing a Viano tuning program for early next year. The tuning program transforms… Continue Reading...