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dirtycarart.com

February 01, 2007

What's the point? -- Certainly, you've seen "WASH ME" or other, less-printable phrases written in the dust on the back of a car or truck. Artist Scott Wade saw the layer of dust on his back windshield as an empty canvas, instead, and this site showcases his works.

What to look for --Take a gander at the gallery, which shows a version of Mona Lisa, a portrait of Albert Einstein and more etched into the dirt on Wade's car. Some photos chronicle how the elements (weather, sap, his cat) changed the portraits over time. It's mind-boggling, actually.

[SARAH KICKLER KELBER]

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