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02.07.11 Bucky Turco

This is what it would look like. Germany’s version of West Coast Customs is responsible for this leather-covered Mini Cooper peppered with a knock off Louie Vuitton pattern. CoverEFX hand glued the gold decals giving it that authentic pocketbook look. Apart from its gaudiness, the skull and crossbones are a handsomely ironic touch. […]

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12.29.09 Will Sherman

In addition to letting KR cover their car in drips, Mini solicited a slew of other artists to render their Cooper unusable. Graffiti writers SEAK, SMASH137 and EURO were photographed slathering the new cars with paint. The results have been compiled in Mini’s “Wash Me,” a Swiss-published book of ten artists’ vehicular vandalism. However, the […]

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10.26.09 Will Sherman

In a cross-promotional publicity stunt, graffiti artist KR will spray paint a Mini Cooper, possibly with one of his overpriced limited edition fire extinguishers. A sloppier version of BMW’s “1970s artist commissions,” the commercial car wash will take place as part of an exhibition of the ink entrepreneur’s drippy artwork at Vicious Gallery in Hamburg, […]

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