My Car Quest

April 3, 2020

The Folk Art Influence In Automotive Art

by Wallace Wyss - Though I like European cars, my tastes in fine art harkens back to Americana, "folk artists" like Thomas Hart Benton and Edward Hopper. Both painted scenes of American life in the 1920s, featuring the early days of … [Read more...]

A “Primitif” Love For “Streamline Moderne”

by Wallace Wyss - I can’t say when it was when I fell in love with “streamline moderne.” Maybe it was when my parents bought an Electrolux vacuum cleaner in the early ‘50s and I enjoyed its streamline styling and polished metal trim. Maybe it was … [Read more...]

My Car Quest Contributor to be Featured in Fine Art Display in Riverside, California

Wallace Wyss, a longtime contributor to My Car Quest and co-host on Autotalk, a radio talk show, will be a featured artist at Back to the Grind, a noted arts-oriented cafe located at 3575 University in Riverside during the month of February. … [Read more...]

Homage To Hollywood’s Le Mans

by Mike Gulett - “I don’t know what category to put them in,” says fine artist Wallace Wyss. "Nostalgia art? Film homage?" He's speaking of a new series of paintings he's making of historical settings of Le Mans but with modern day … [Read more...]

My Car Quest Contributor Packages Art of 1960s Fords and Ferraris

In anticipation of Boffo box office for the movie Ford v. Ferrari... by Mike Gulett - Wallace Wyss, a prolific contributor to My Car Quest with both articles and art, has announced that, in anticipation of the new feature film Ford … [Read more...]

Stretching The Boundaries of Automotive Art

by Wallace Wyss - Maybe they aren't "new" as "new on the scene" but, as a fine artist myself, I perceive tastes are changing in automotive art--the term has now expanded to include some of these sub-categories, some of which I list here: … [Read more...]