Covet: When Art Comes to Life
Art comes in all shapes, sizes and mediums. As Henri Matisse once said, “Creativity takes courage.” These unique pieces are created out of the passion their artists have for their work. Perfect for any space, they will brighten and inspire any art or fashion enthusiast.
MotoArt is a California-based furniture maker that recycles aviation parts and transforms them into unique pieces. This company has been creating high-quality furniture for more than 10 years and has become an international brand with showrooms in the U.S. Australia, Asia and Europe. Pieces can be customized to the client’s request, which means additions such as connection ports and LED lighting; other requests are not out of the question, either. Available on motoart.com.
The Italian sneaker brand Superga teamed up with Spanish-American artist Domingo Zapata to create a unique collection of sneakers. Known for his Neo-Expressionist paintings, Zapata’s work is a great fit for footwear. For this collaboration, he replicated some of his well-known work on canvas for these sneakers for men, women and children. Available at the Superga store-New York or Superga-USA.com. $80-$160
Alec Monopoly is the alias of a graffiti artist originally from New York, Miami and parts of Europe and Asia. Considered to be the contemporary Banksy, Alec has depicted various characters in pop culture such as Rich Uncle Pennybags from Monopoly and Scrooge McDuck. His work has been featured in the New York Post, Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone and other publications. Available on artsy.net/artist/alec-monopoly.
The BMW Art Car is a project that was introduced by French racecar driver Herve Poulain. It began in 1975 when he asked his artist friend Alexander Calder to paint his BMW 3.0 CSL. Calder’s design in primary colors inspired other renowned artists to paint designs on models for years to come. The current collection is comprised of 17 cars showcased in the BMW Museum in Munich, Germany.
Images provided by MotoArt.com; Superga.com; Alec and BMW Car Project