Muscle Car Cruise Night 72
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The year was 1972. The "hot" car era was soon to end. "Economy" names like Chevette, Pinto, and Gremlin were right around the corner...but not tonight!
Trivia1. Find the couple celebrating their 1st wedding anniversary. (she's wearing a white corsage). Maybe, like many others, they met here.
2. Radar O Reilly and his teddy bear are checking out the Chevelle SS
3. Is that Clint Eastwood holding a can of WD-40? (can you find his birth date?)
4. The Dallas Cowboys won their first Super Bowl in 1972. Find the Star.
5. The bumper sticker expression; "An Oil Well a Day Keeps OPEC Away!" is on a sign in this painting.
6. Speaking of oil, three major companies built refineries in the Beaumont-Port Arthur area. Do you see their signs?
7. Reportedly, the last Pontiac rolled off the assembly line on this date...
8. Two other Pig Stand paintings are in THIS painting.
9. And, of course, the artist's first car, a 1941 Cadillac makes a cameo appearance in EVERY "Moments to Remember" scene!...have fun!
Description by the Artist
Watch this video presentation by the artist describing the painting process, the research, and the hidden trivia in the painting.
The original painting is 36x24" on masonite panel, completed in 2014.
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