Cartist exhibited the best of its automobile art collection from the whole journey at Yatra at the Auto Expo 2018— India’s largest Automobile Event from Feb 9-12 at Delhi. For the first time in the history of Auto Expo, Cartist was allocated a huge space 12,000 sq ft at Hall No. 12 to display.
The Hall No 12 of Auto Expo hosted Automobile Art and Installations curated by Artists of Carist. The automobiles in the form of artworks, lined up for display included vintage cars with a hint of art through terracotta, weaving, and painting of epic Bollywood posters; two 20 feet and one 40 feet painted shipping containers, vibrantly painted autos and Nanos, scooter embellished with gems and stones and colored scooter, Ambassador walking on human feet, toy cars, a giant head dreaming of cars, and some other artworks purely relating to the automobiles. Also, paintings and sculptures created by aspiring as well as prominent artists. were at display. Cartist has also tried to emphasize the concept of 3R’s by creating furniture out of the dire automobile parts including that of a Nissan Engine and this furniture was launched at the Expo.
These included AC Cobra shell artwork - 151x61 inches, Ferrari mascot wire sculpture 10 feet height, Bugatti mascot wire sculpture - 4 feet height, 2 canvases of Car Dreams - 6x8 feet, 4 canvases of Car Dreams - 60x90 cms, and 4 pen ink sketches - 17x12 cms, become a huge center of attraction. The biggest Automobile event of the country witnessed a unique creative twist to the world of automobile and art. It was widely appraised by the visitors of the Auto Expo for its novelty, uniqueness and artistic creations.
Cartist also organized “Mai bhi Cartist” for the visitors and “Live Painting Session” for the aspiring artists to engage and acquaint the public with this new version of art and bring them closer to the mesmerizing blend of art and automobile whereas “Live Painting Session” is organized to provide a platform to the young and budding artists of the country. More than hundred artists created artworks on the automobile theme during the Auto Expo.