"The Car Wash," Marc G. Jones, 2016, Acrylic On Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 30" x 40"

Luster: Realism & Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile & Motorcycle Painting

On View: November 2, 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.


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