Used tire art

Some people can any type of junk and make something beautiful out of it.

Such is the case here, where some artists had the brilliant idea of using used car tires to create wonderful works of art. I’m really impressed with that black armor, but the others don’t look half bad either. This should be a lesson to all of us, just because something looks used doesn’t make it useless.











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  • Nita Posted on March 12, 2008

    Fabulous! Very creative and talented. ‘Could be good for kids to safely play on and I’d rather see tires like that than in a landfill. Good looking art.

  • Hunter Posted on March 14, 2008

    Bravo!! Great to see re-sue of common waste of our consumerism transformed into art. When I was your age… you had to go to a thing called Burning Man to see this kind of art.

  • Hunter Posted on March 14, 2008

    Correction: …re-use of common waste…
    (the LA Times editors apologize for this typo)

  • gypsymermaid Posted on March 14, 2008

    OMG I am so inspired! Fantastic use of tires. We are going to have an art-tire sculpture contest here now! Mermaid’s Mug, In Nanaimo BC, over the summer months I think! Friggin awesome!

  • Carolyn Posted on March 14, 2008

    Yeah! what inspiration! I love when an artist takes something we think we know about, turns it around and lets us see it an a totally different way. Hurray! Long live art.

  • LaDena Posted on March 23, 2008

    Fantastic, amazing detail I’m so impressed. What a beautiful use of imagination and of course tires.Thank You for sharing.

  • virginia Posted on April 6, 2010

    You should enter Art Prize in Grand Rapids Michigan.