Luster: Realism & Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile & Motorcycle Painting


On View: November 7, 2019 - February 2, 2020

The traveling museum exhibition, LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting, is comprised of approximatley 45 paintings by 15 active realists and hyperrealists who specialize in automobiles and motorcycles as their primary subject of choice, in a range of media and scale. Their collective work embodies the very best of automotive painting being done today. It also encompasses a broad range of car and motorcycle styles and design from vintage vehicles of the first half of the Twentieth Century, to the classics of the 1950’s and ‘60’s, to road and track racing, off-road vehicles, exotics, and more. Featuring dazzling paintings that portray a spectrum of vehicles from the first half of the Twentieth Century to the present, LUSTER is a celebration of mechanical and artist design and style, the combination of which will have great allure with audiences throughout the United States.

Opening Reception: November 7, 2019, 6:30 – 9 pm

Be the first to see this amazing collection of realism and hyperrealism paintings of automobiles and motorcycles by some of the most talented artists in the industry. Sip wine and enjoy snacks as you mingle with some of the artists featured in this show.

LUSTER Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting, Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C., David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director. For more information visit the LUSTER website.

Image Caption: The Car Wash ©, Marc G. Jones, 2016

“Blue Corvette ©,” Cheryl Kelley, 2016

“Indian Summer ©,” A.D. Cook, 1999


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