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Flatiron: Church and Front Street East by Jay Koka
"Flatiron" Church and Front Street East
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"Flatiron" Church and Front Street East
Title: ""Flatiron": Church and Front Street East
by Jay Koka, © 2020
34”w x 44”, (850x110cm) acrylic on canvas
private collection

Located in downtown Toronto at 49 Wellington Street East, the building is the Gooderham Building or more commonly known as the "Flatiron Building". It is situated on a triangular parcel of land in Toronto's St. Lawrence Market District. The five-storey building was commissioned by George Gooderham and assumes a wedge-like shape and was constructed in 1891 to the designs of architect David Roberts Jr.

It is situated in one of Toronto's most vibrant and historically significant neighbourhoods. The building, which is arguably Toronto's most photographed historic structure, is also located only a few blocks from other celebrated heritage sites such as the St. Lawrence Market and the St. James Cathedral.

Contemplating a vehicle for the painting: the new Porsche 911 Speedster was recently announced and I’m a Porsche fan… so an easy decision.

The 34x44" (85x110cm) acrylic on canvas is a major new work scheduled to premier at the RetroMobile Show in Paris in February 2020.



CIAS 2020 by Jay Koka
"CIAS 2020 event art" (click to enlarge)

"Canadian International AutoShow - The Disruptors 2020"
Title: "CIAS 2020"
by Jay Koka, © 2020
34”w x 44”, acrylic on canvas, private collection

The Canadian International AutoShow with the Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance has launched a feature of the 2020 AutoShow called "The Disruptors 2020" in which unique vehicles that have impacted the development of the automobile are presented.

The 2020 event art features the 1934 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante from the Stahl Automotive Foundation and the Bugatti "La Voiture Noir". The background is the iconic Massey Hall in downtown Toronto.

The art has been published as a fine quality poster available from the AutoShow at the event February 14 thru 23rd, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre www.autoshow.ca contact the show for further information.

The poster is not available from the Studio.

250GTE - 60 years by Jay Koka
"250GTE - 60 years" (click to enlarge)

"250GTE - 60 years"
Title: "250GTE - 60 years"
by Jay Koka, © 2020
36”w x 26”, acrylic on canvas, private collection

The 1960 running of LeMans saw the debut of the 250GTE as the pace car for the race. This pace car is unique with significant features like no side vents behind the front wheel wells among others versus the production car.
The car is depicted at speed having just passed below the iconic Dunlop bridge.

The art is being used to mark the 60th anniversary of the car at the Ferrari Club of America Penn-Jersey Region event in mid-May 2020 in Skippack PA.

The art is released in a full-size canvas edition of 20 signed/numbered prints.



Detour - Hirschmann by Jay Koka
"Detour - Hirschmann" (click to enlarge)

"Detour - Hirschmann"
Title: "Detour - Hirschmann"
by Jay Koka, © 2020
34”w x 44”, acrylic on canvas, private collection

A privately commissioned major new work featuring the heart of London and the client's 1964 Shelby Cobra. The car is obviously on the wrong side of the road as it "Detours" to avoid a construction backup. The painting features some iconic London features like the "Gherkin", double-decker buses and the ubiquitous London cabs.

Not published.