Chicago had cows and Maine had lighthouses, so it seems appropriate that Detroit’s public art is in the shape of cars. The Cartunes on Parade started appearing in May and kept appearing and disappearing throughout June and July. I haven

3 Comments so far

  1. josh (unregistered) on July 26th, 2005 @ 3:07 pm

    Yikes! I think we have a winner for the weirdest mass-market public art project.

    (Seattle has had pigs & carousel horses)

  2. mark (unregistered) on July 26th, 2005 @ 8:55 pm

    I absolutely love the Transformer car! I walk past it twice a day and can’t help but laugh when I look at it. I have about 400 pictures of it, and I might post at least one for the public. But you can see all sculptures at the official website:

    Didn’t Grosse Pointe (suburb of Detroit for out-of-towners) have frog sculptures too?

  3. Janet Clifford (unregistered) on August 31st, 2005 @ 10:43 am

    I have only seen the cars in Windsor, and so far just these two on line that are from Detroit. I think they are great.

    I want to send this sight to my cousin in Milton, Florida because when my husband and I visited them last winter he took us to see the Pelicans in Pensicola.

    You either forgot about the Pelicans in Pensicola or you didn’t know about them.

    Sincerely Janet Clifford

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