My Car Quest

August 1, 2021

Art: The Man in White Series

"The Man in White" is the name of a series of classic car-related paintings My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss is preparing for his booth at Concorso Italiano, an event that's part of Monterey Car Week. There is no longer an AFAS tent at … [Read more...]

Memorabilia: Coming to Terms With Black and White

by Wallace Wyss - I am a fine artist. I am currently preparing some artwork for Concorso Italiano (during Monterey Car Week). In doing so, I came across a Ferrari PR shot of a '62 Ferrari 250GTO, one taken so early it doesn't yet have the rear … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini Themed Memorabilia

An artist asks, is there a market for memorabilia of a car so rare? by Lita Makati - Wallace Wyss, a fine artist on the West Coast, tells us that he was shocked that Bizzarrini GT 5300 Stradas have passed one million dollars in value but … [Read more...]

Collecting Carrozzeria Art: A Giugiaro Augmented….

by Wallace Wyss - One of the greatest designers I ever met was Giorgetto Giugiaro. I think when he was a teenager working at Bertone Carrozzeria back in the '50s. He didn't know or didn't want to be presumptuous enough to ask for his drawings … [Read more...]

C8 Corvette – An Artist Tries to Capture an Elusive Target on Canvas

by Wallace Wyss - An old hand in the car world (you can find me on the masthead of Motor Trend in, egad, 1965...) by now it takes one helluva interesting car to get my attention. But I admit the new mid-engined C8 Corvette has got my motor … [Read more...]

Opinion: Monterey 2020 – A Return to Yesteryear?

by Wallace Wyss - In the early 1970s I used to flog the 450 mile drive to Monterey when it was just a weekend, not a car week. Oh sure Steve Earle and his buddies like Chris Cord, would rent the Laguna Seca racetrack to run their Ferrari … [Read more...]