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Gallery: Exploding Classic Cars

Submitted by on December 8, 2013

fabian-oefner-explodes-views-of-classic-sports-cars-designboom-12In an effort to breathe life into machinery, this artist is blowing cars to pieces.

OK so they’re really only models, and it’s being done very carefully – but the result is still pretty damn impressive!

Fabian Oefner’s spectacular collections can be broken down into two categories: “Disintegrating”, and “Hatch”. Disintegrating sees the cars carefully dissected piece by piece and painstakingly photographed one component at a time before blending hundreds of captures into a single image, whilst Hatch seeks to breathe like into the sleek shape of classic sports cars, by using latex molds to give the effect that they are emerging from a shell.

The processes use of a little bit of string and a whole lot of patience, with stunning results. Enjoy the widescreen images, and watch the video clip at the end.

Disintegration – 1967 Ferrari 330 P4

1967 Ferrari 330 p4

Hatch – Ferrari 250 GTO


Hatch – Ferrari 250 GTO

Ferrari 250 GTO

Disintegration – 1954 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR

1954 Mercedes Benz Gullwing 300 SLR

Hatch – The aftermath


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