My Car Quest

May 16, 2022

An Artist Chronicles His Favorite Ferrari Race Cars

by Wallace Wyss - I first became interested in Ferraris in the '60s when I moved to California from Michigan and was astonished to see Ferrari race cars like a 412P, a 250LM and a 250 GTO on the street. When I had a chance at various … [Read more...]

Car Fantasy Anthology

Being Readied by My Car Quest Contributor, Wallace Wyss. by Mike Gulett - Wallace Wyss, a frequent My Car Quest contributor, reports he is editing his anthology of automotive fiction, which right now has 25 stories. "You can't put … [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...]

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...]

An Artist’s Discovery of Streamline Moderne Classic Car Designs

Text and art by Wallace Wyss - Automotive artists tend to pick their era. They like ‘50s cars, they don’t like prewar cars, they like hot rods, they don’t like sports cars. But I as a latecomer to the fine art world (for 40 years I was an … [Read more...]

“Ferrari vs.Ford” Promised Theme of Wyss Art at Concorso

by Mike Gulett - Frequent My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss has announced that, at his Art & Books booth at Concorso Italiano August 19th in Seaside, just North of Monterey, he has chosen the theme of "Ferrari vs. Ford." Each … [Read more...]