Up for auction is this original painting "Hippie 3" by automotive artist, Andreas Somogyi. This four-piece Acrylic painting brilliantly portrays the abstract design behind the legendary 917 hippy racecar. A favorite of the artist, the Porsche 917 racecar was just as much an art-piece as it was a staple in Porsche vintage racing history. With its bright colors and unique design, this painting perfectly displays what makes the 917 so special.
Andreas Somogyi is a seasoned automotive artist and designer. Due to his innate talent, Andreas went on to be a cast member of the well known hit television series called Overhaulin’ running on The Discovery Channel. His passion for cars began at a very young age and continues to influence his incredible art-pieces. Andreas creates small and large scale paintings setting his own style among the automotive art world. Andreas's style has come full circle combining his passion for cars and his artistic talent painting images of a car in motion, trying to capture the essence of truly racing a car “As it is meant to be”. His paintings will always portray the raw emotion and movement of vehicles as he sees them, with the element of energy and erratic lines, mixed with bright color hoping to make people feel like they are in the driver’s seat.
Measurements: 4 Canvases at 3ft x 9”