Vehicle paintings by Kevin Cyr

Wise Chip, Oil on Panel, 16" x 24" by Kevin Cyr

Kevin Cyr paints trucks, vans, and cars with an almost photo realist attention to detail. Yet there’s something playful about the images, reminiscent of matchbox toy cars. Born in Canada in 1976, Kevin Cyr received a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and is now based in Brooklyn, New York. The intro to Kevin’s artist statement describes his interest:

In a culture in which people are easily lured by the appeal of status-enhancing symbols, I find beauty in derelict cars and unkempt landscapes.

Wise Chip, Oil on Panel, 16" x 24" by Kevin Cyr

Wise Chip, Oil on Panel, 16″ x 24″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Great Jones, Oil on Panel, 20" x 30" by Kevin Cyr

Great Jones, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 30″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Dubois, Oil on Panel, 20" x 30" by Kevin Cyr

Dubois, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 30″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Apollo, Oil on Panel, 20" x 30" by Kevin Cyr

Apollo, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 30″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Zemurray, Oil on Panel, 16" x 32" by Kevin Cyr

Zemurray, Oil on Panel, 16″ x 32″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Utz Triptych, Oil on Panel, 24" x 48" by Kevin Cyr

Utz Triptych, Oil on Panel, 24″ x 48″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Utz Triptych (2), Oil on Panel, 24" x 48" by Kevin Cyr

Utz Triptych (2), Oil on Panel, 24″ x 48″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Utz Triptych (3), Oil on Panel, 24" x 48" by Kevin Cyr

Utz Triptych (3), Oil on Panel, 24″ x 48″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Stormille, Oil on Panel, 20" x 30" by Kevin Cyr

Stormille, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 30″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Russell, Oil on Panel, 30" x 60" by Kevin Cyr

Russell, Oil on Panel, 30″ x 60″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Preston, Oil on Panel, 16" x 32" by Kevin Cyr

Preston, Oil on Panel, 16″ x 32″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Laurel Hill, Oil on Panel, 36" x 60" by Kevin Cyr

Laurel Hill, Oil on Panel, 36″ x 60″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Hausman, Oil on Panel, 36" x 60" by Kevin Cyr

Hausman, Oil on Panel, 36″ x 60″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Division, Oil and Silkscreen on Panel 20" x 30" by Kevin Cyr

Division, Oil and Silkscreen on Panel 20″ x 30″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Berry II, Oil on Panel, 20" x 30" by Kevin Cyr

Berry II, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 30″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Dufour Racing, Oil on Panel, 36" x 45" by Kevin Cyr

Dufour Racing, Oil on Panel, 36″ x 45″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Glorious work. Happy life., Oil on Panel, 48" x 60" by Kevin Cyr

Glorious work. Happy life., Oil on Panel, 48″ x 60″ by Kevin Cyr

 

Sam the Warrior, drawing by Kevin Cyr

Sam the Warrior, drawing by Kevin Cyr

 

Minnie, drawing by Kevin Cyr

Minnie, drawing by Kevin Cyr

 

Old Timer, drawing by Kevin Cyr

Old Timer, drawing by Kevin Cyr

 

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