chris labrooy is a master manipulator of revved-up cars and re-interpreted realities, whether they be twisted pickup trucks, or tangled cars in tokyo. his most recent series, ‘911’, is a playful study of the iconic 1973 porsche 911 carrera RS. placed in picturesque and sun-drenched scenes drawn from the landscapes of palm springs, california and its distinctive mid-century modern architecture, the porsche models enact unusual poses, taking dips in the pool, hanging from palm trees, and seemingly falling from the sky.

chris labrooy porsche



palm springs, california serves as a sunny backdrop for the series ‘911’, where palm trees punctuate a landscape filled with mountains and mid-century modern homes. labrooy deftly adds playfully positioned porsche cars to the scenes, placing them in surreal situations and scenarios. at the back of a house, twelve, hot-blue cars float in a pool, semi-submerged in water; out front, four pink porsches hang from a palm tree; on the side of the home, a white cruiser seemingly falls from the roof and winds up with its headlights facing the sky.

chris labrooy porsche

chris labrooy porsche

chris labrooy porsche

chris labrooy porsche

  • another example of palm springs being an international architecture, design, and fine art destination.

    Andrew Danish says:

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