Community Art and Demolition Derby

April 7, 2015 3:39 AM

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My friends at Most Wanted Fine Art (MWFA) dragged a car all around the country, wheat pasting photos of supporters onto the car only to end up smashing the vehicle at a country fair. Then they make art out of the car scraps, selling the art to buy another car. And gear up to do it again the following year (see what I did there?)

Fair enough question. The answer sort of caught me off guard. To the artist behind the Pittsburgh Art Car, it is a symbol of who uses painting to address an old idea: the nature of American identity. His works are influenced by the classic American car culture, auto repair industry, and the Appalach...

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