Xanadu Gallery | Scottsdale, AZ*

J. Scott Nicol - "Great American Race"

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Artist: J. Scott Nicol
Title: Great American Race
Medium: Oil
Dimensions: 24"h x 36"w

"Great American Race" is a realistic painting that cleverly mimics a collection of book spines lined up on a shelf. Each spine represents a significant personality and aspect of NASCAR racing culture. The books have detailed illustrations and titles relating to famous NASCAR drivers' stories, portraying their legacies and contributions to the sport. The spines feature vibrant colors, bold lettering, and iconic racing imagery such as cars, driver portraits, and familiar logos associated with the drivers and their sponsors. Each book spine is unique, with its design tailored to reflect the personality and career of the individual driver it showcases. The attention to detail in the artwork effectively blurs the line between the three-dimensional objects and a two-dimensional painting.