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Father Time
Paul Pagano, a World War II veteran and an Italian immigrant, used his decorated Patriotic Bus, (painted red white and blue, like the American flag) to show his gratitude and…
The King of Art
Stephen Hooper, known as "Hoop, the King of Art," is a title that he gave himself since he and others couldn't name a contemporary working artist. In a style all…
The Diva of Kitsch
Kate Pearson has decorated her house, her art car, and everything she can in Bisbee, Arizona where she lives. In a symbiotic relationship with her townfolk, Pearson enjoys entertaining the…
The Penny Man
Steve Baker, known as the "Penny Man," was famous in Tucson, Arizona not only for driving around a penny-covered van, but also for wearing a penny-covered Elvis Presley-style jumpsuit. As…
Play Now Rest Later
This is a portrait of an artist couple, Kiaralinda and Todd, who have not only made their home into art environment (Whimzey, in Safety Harbor Florida) but they also enjoy…
Ripper The Friendly Shark
This is a music video of Tom Kennedy's art car, Ripper The Friendly Shark, cut to his own rock and roll musical performance. Tom's altruistic philosophy, that life should be…
Salvation Mountain
This is a portrait of Leonard Knight who lived a simple secluded life in the desert of Niland California where he created one of the more famous art environments in…
The Drive To Be A Star
This is a portrait of Dennis Woodruff, an actor and self-taught filmmaker in Hollywood who goes about getting work in the most unconventional way. He uses his art car to…

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