The Truth About Cars » Automotive Art http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Reflections On a Car Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/reflections-car-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/reflections-car-show/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1170586 Automotive fine artist Tom Hale has made a career out of capturing the way that light and images reflect off of the chrome and painted surfaces of cars. Hale’s signature style has been widely imitated, but he’s still the master at it. I take thousands of photographs of cars at car shows and I never […]

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Automotive fine artist Tom Hale has made a career out of capturing the way that light and images reflect off of the chrome and painted surfaces of cars. Hale’s signature style has been widely imitated, but he’s still the master at it. I take thousands of photographs of cars at car shows and I never […]

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Brenda Priddy Steps Out From the Shadows of Shooting Spy Pics With Exhibit of Fine Automotive Art http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/brenda-priddy-steps-out-from-the-shadows-of-shooting-spy-pics-with-exhibit-of-fine-automotive-art/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/brenda-priddy-steps-out-from-the-shadows-of-shooting-spy-pics-with-exhibit-of-fine-automotive-art/#comments Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:30:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=695569 You’ve probably enjoyed Brenda Priddy’s photography before. Brenda specializes in getting spy shots of prototypes and development “mules” out testing, usually in the Arizona desert, her base of operations, though she has associates around the country. Spy shots aren’t the most artistic of photographs, though. You’re trying to get shots of the car, often a […]

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You’ve probably enjoyed Brenda Priddy’s photography before. Brenda specializes in getting spy shots of prototypes and development “mules” out testing, usually in the Arizona desert, her base of operations, though she has associates around the country. Spy shots aren’t the most artistic of photographs, though. You’re trying to get shots of the car, often a […]

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Artists Come to Detroit to Paint Mural Inspired By Diego Rivera’s “Detroit Industry” Murals But Don’t Bother Actually Seeing Rivera’s Original Work http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/artists-come-to-detroit-to-paint-mural-celebrating-diego-riveras-detroit-industry-murals-but-dont-bother-seeing-riveras-original-work/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/artists-come-to-detroit-to-paint-mural-celebrating-diego-riveras-detroit-industry-murals-but-dont-bother-seeing-riveras-original-work/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 14:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=665890 When I write about cars, my words are inspired by the works of Leonard Setright. While I haven’t actually read a word of what he’s written I know his writing and have educated myself about it and its significance. Just how silly did that sound? About as silly as an artist saying that he’s inspired […]

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When I write about cars, my words are inspired by the works of Leonard Setright. While I haven’t actually read a word of what he’s written I know his writing and have educated myself about it and its significance. Just how silly did that sound? About as silly as an artist saying that he’s inspired […]

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Detroit Knows Art http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/detroit-knows-art/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/detroit-knows-art/#comments Sun, 21 Jul 2013 14:30:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=496168 Charles Maher, Bloomfield Hills, MI We seem to be in a bit of a museum mood, what with Thomas Kreutzer’s report on the expanded Pierce Arrow Museum in Buffalo, NY., the continuing story about the Petersen Museum selling off part of their collection, and speculation on what will happen to the valuable art, cars and other items that […]

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Charles Maher, Bloomfield Hills, MI We seem to be in a bit of a museum mood, what with Thomas Kreutzer’s report on the expanded Pierce Arrow Museum in Buffalo, NY., the continuing story about the Petersen Museum selling off part of their collection, and speculation on what will happen to the valuable art, cars and other items that […]

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Hammer Time: Futuramic Oldsmobile! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/hammer-time-futuramic-oldsmobile/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/hammer-time-futuramic-oldsmobile/#comments Sat, 15 Dec 2012 19:56:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468676 I have very little love for nostalgia because, to be frank, the auto auctions I visit every week are overflowing with it. As the Rivethead, Ben Hamper, was fond of saying, “The grass always looks greener on the other side of the fence until you start cutting that shit down.” For me that fecal threshing consists […]

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I have very little love for nostalgia because, to be frank, the auto auctions I visit every week are overflowing with it. As the Rivethead, Ben Hamper, was fond of saying, “The grass always looks greener on the other side of the fence until you start cutting that shit down.” For me that fecal threshing consists […]

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