The Holiday Season is in full swing, so we wanted to share a little Historical Holiday Cheer from all of us at l'art et l'automobile. Though it may seem like the tradition of spraying champagne after a race is as old as motor sport itself, the story has more intricate roots. It all began in 1967, when Dan Gurney started the tradition that has graced and stained countless podiums began.
In the beginning of NASCAR, the sport was closely entangled with one clear, highly flammable and potentially poisonous liquid, moonshine. Read the article to learn more about the transformation from backwoods bootleggers to international sports icons, and the Art and Memorabilia that celebrates them.
The Ford Motor Company invented the moving assembly line under the leadership of the iconic Henry Ford. The assembly line started rolling for the first time on December 1st, 1913, 105 years ago. Read the article to learn more about the assembly line, and our collection of Ford Artwork and Memorabilia.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the legendary Mike Hawthorn becoming Britain’s first ever Formula One World Champion and Lewis Hamilton clenching his 5th World Championship Title, we present to you the Cars and Drivers of the British Isles.
Stories about Juan Manuel Fangio, the one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever, are pretty well-trod at this point. Many consider Juan Manuel Fangio to be the greatest driver of all time. Read on to learn more about l'art et l'automobile's spectacular collection of Fangio art, photos and memorabilia, and for links to great articles detailing this legendary figure.
If you collect autographs, we have a good selection of photographs, prints, trophies, paintings, programs and other memorabilia that have been autographed by some of the most successful drivers, team owners, manufacturers and famous celebrities.
Rendering Automotive Classics in Three Dimensions. After a ‘car crazy’ last 10 days at Carweek on the Monterey Peninsula, we are back at the Gallery. To celebrate a fun filled and successful week, we are having a Sculpture Showing, detailing magnificent works by multiple artists from around the world.
Today we are showing the work of Nicolas Watts, who for the last few decades has been using his brushes and pencils to capture some of the most important moments and scenes in the history of motor racing. Read the article, which details the updated collection of work by this amazing artist.
This week marks the 77th running of the German Grand Prix. We here at l'art et l'automobile are definitely not going to miss this illustrious event, and we very much hope that you will be joining us as well. Detailed is a collection of German GP Artwork, Artifacts and Memorabilia as well as a link to an informative blog.