Piston Head: Artists Engage the Automobile

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Piston Head: Artists Engage the Automobile is a collection of artfully rebuilt and painted muscle cars from the good old days. Featuring models like the Ford Galaxie and the Dodge Challenger, these automobiles were refaced by notable designers. Richard Prince managed to color block the sweet rides in a way that says minimalist, clean, vibrant, modern cool.  Keith Haring (passed 1990) dazzled his own version of class on a Buick. Franz West  (passed 2012) swapped out a 1970 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament with one of his Passstuck creations. Every artist has their own way of adding their flavor to an old classic. The impressive line up of contributors includes Ron Arad, Bruce High Quality Foundation, César, Dan Colen and Nate Lowman, Damien Hirst, Virginia Overton, Olivier Mosset/Jacob Kassay/Servane Mary, Richard Phillips, Tom Sachs, Salvatore Scarpitta, Kenny Scharf, and of course as mentioned above, Richard Prince, Keith Haring, and Franz West. Presented by Venus Over Manhattan at the Art Basel Week in Miami from December 3-8, 2013.

via Domus, Huffington Post

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Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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