‘Corvette Canvas’ to Benefit Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit – In Pictures


A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was transformed into a canvas on wheels on Friday, Oct. 10, when three General Motors automotive designers used paint bottles and brushes to create a “performance art car” as part of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Gala Fundraiser. The vehicle will remain on display at the museum.

As we reported in an earlier post, a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was transformed into a canvas on wheels on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, when three General Motors automotive designers used paint bottles and brushes to create a “performance art car” as part of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Gala Fundraiser. The vehicle will remain on display at the museum.

These pictures were taken before, during, and after the car’s transformation.

A 2014 Corvette was painted by three GM Design employees: Casey Swanseger, Tyler Mars, and Haneif Katebi.  Photo courtesy of General Motors

The choreographed application of acrylic paint to the white, vinyl-wrapped 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray took the artists about 45 minutes using a combination of rollers, brushes and paint bottles. Pictured from L to R: Haneif Katebi, Casey Swanseger and Tyler Mars. Photo courtesy of General Motors.
Artist and Chevrolet Performance Exterior Studio Surface Product Engineer and Digital Sculptor Tyler Mars applies acrylic paint to the 2014 Corvette Stingray hood. Photo courtesy of General Motors.

A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was transformed into a canvas on wheels on Friday, Oct. 10, when three General Motors automotive designers used paint bottles and brushes to create a “performance art car” as part of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Gala Fundraiser. The vehicle will remain on display at the museum.
A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was transformed into a canvas on wheels on Friday, Oct. 10, when three General Motors automotive designers used paint bottles and brushes to create a “performance art car” as part of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Gala Fundraiser. The vehicle will remain on display at the museum.

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