THE AUTOMOBILE AS AN ARTISTS CANVAS

Manufacturers often used custom designed vehicles to show case the companies vision for the future as well as the latest in technological advancement. Though the Desoto Fire Arrow seems somewhat dated in design today, when seen through the context of its debut in the mid 1950’s it reflects the forward look that became a Chrysler hallmark in the closing years of that decade.

From its inception the automobile has served as a canvas for those who crave attention, march to the tune of a distant drummer or just want to have things their way. This Cadillac has been customized with a cane work body.

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