“Dirty Art” by Illustrator Nikita Golubev — Animals Etched onto Dirty Cars

Do random passersby genuinely give a damn about the appearance of someone else’s car when they write or draw on it? It is more an invitation for silliness than anything.

Creating art from found materials is spontaneous and temporary, and I like it a lot. In this case, depictions of wild creatures where drawn/cleaned out from the dirt and grime of the streets. Moscow-based artist and illustrator Nikita Golubev has discovered an ideal canvas on the sides of filthy vehicles:

The reductive process involves creating “clean” spots by wiping or scraping his images onto the gritty surface of each car.

You can see more from his “Dirty Art” series on Facebook

Unless a rain comes, I have a funny feeling some drivers like it dirty.

This has been a public service announcement; anyone who has ever written “clean me” on a dirty car is now officially basic.

~ by Fionnlagh on May 7, 2017.

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