Tag archive for art car

Ground breaking for new Visionary Art Park in Houston

Smither Park is a new visionary art park in collaboration with the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art and the Smither family, in honor of John H. Smither. Using recycled materials, Dan Phillips creates a fun community environment.

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A Big Brass Van!

(thanks Bill, for sharing this) 9/18/2009 11:46:00 AM Brass Van, art car make local stopBy Ray Gudas For The Herald-ArgusNEW BUFFALO – Go ahead and stare. Hunter Mann, the guy behind the wheel of the “Brass Van,” as he calls it, knows you can’t help…

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Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

DSC07814, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Good friend, Larry Harris has posted some terrific shots from the Art Car Parade in Houston, TX. Check them out – I swear it is a weekend like no other!  Be sure to see his other photos as well on…

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Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

(excerpted from the Houston Chronicle.com –  read the full story) Photography curator Tom Jones, shown in a photo outside the Art Car Museum on Sunday, was active in Houston’s art community for about 25 years. ERIC KAYNE: CHRONICLE May 12, 2008, 2:55PM Driver charged in crash…

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Something is going on up there…

Fridge Door Shanty, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. I was just looking at some photos that Erika Nelson recently posted to her flickr site about a trip to a wedding in MN, with a bunch of art car folks, and realized that there is something afoot….

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Wedding!

Wedding!, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. With drumming groundhogs, a mouse, hubby and wife atop a two-story Art Shanty, with minister and photographer. Oh, and in the middle of a frozen lake!

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Shanty of Misfit Toys

Shanty of Misfit Toys, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. Stuffed animals as insulation!!! 

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Office Shanty

Office Shanty, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. “Ice cubicle”

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