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Artists Repurpose 1,000+ Old Hubcaps Into Metal Canvases


Since August, I've been a regular contributor to Chevy Culture, a lifestyle and auto site sponsored by Chevrolet. Click through for the full post on Chevy Culture, and come back in the next few weeks and months for more.

As decorative ways to cover car wheels, hubcaps are known for their unique designs, and older specimens in good condition are highly valued on the antique circuit. Classic Chevrolet hubcaps can even fetch thousands of dollars. But now some of the older and rustier specimens have found a new life, thanks to Landfillart. For the organization's latest project, artists from all over the world have transformed 1,041 pieces of rusted metal, taken from old automobiles of the 1930s through the 1970s, into “metal canvases.”

Read our exclusive interview with the founder of Landfillart, Ken Marquis, where he discusses why he started the project over at Chevy Culture.

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