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Tag Archives: Peter Helck

HOLLYWOOD MEETS MOTOR SPORTS

A CONFLUENCE of technologies occurred at the beginning of the last century. (How quaint this term “last century” sounds to those of us of a certain age.) The automobile and … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

PETER HELCK—THE ENTHUSIAST’S ARTIST

MANY ARTISTS have specialized in automobiles, but few with the enthusiasm of Peter Helck. How many other American artists traveled Europe to cover motor racing? How many were commissioned by … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

TRANSPORT MEMORABILIA, 1995 (AND TIMELESS)

I LOVE auction catalogs. They contain a wealth of information. Printed on fine stock, they are typically a bibliophile’s delight. Christie’s catalog for a Transport Memorabilia and Models auction is … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment