Houston, Texas: Giant Art Guys

Two big guys, rendered in fiberglass, whose business suits and ties are occasionally repainted in different colors.

Mainland Auto Sales

Address:
2220 N. Shepherd Dr., Houston, TX
Directions:
Mainland Auto Sales. Either I-10 exit 765B and drive north, or I-610 exit 15 and drive south. On the east side of N. Shepherd Drive, just south of 23rd St.
Phone:
713-523-9530
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The Art Guys.

Giant Art Guys

"Join the family!" The Giant Art Guys have been updated and repainted since your last posting in 2015 -- twice! The latest iteration now depicts Giant Jack (pictured on left) as clean shaven. The owners of the used car lot still do not know the origin, but the Houston art community still does.

[The Art Guys, 01/07/2019]

The Art Guys.

The Giant Art Guys

The Giant Art Guys get a facelift.

[The Art Guys, 02/04/2015]

According to a link sent by The Art Guys, their statues are being patched and repainted by a new property owner "without knowing the origin of the piece or who it represents." The Art Guys are apparently okay with that.

Art Guys.

Those Introspective Art Guys

The report dated April 2009 is incorrect. The Introspective Guys are still on N. Shepherd and have not been missing.

[Melanie, 06/13/2009]

The Art Guys.

Those Introspective Art Guys

The Giant Art Guys are giant 14 foot tall portraits of Jack (on the left) and Mike, known in Houston and points beyond as The Art Guys. Stop by and wave to The Art Guys! But don't shoot at them. That's illegal. And it hurts The Art Guys' feelings...

[The Art Guys, 04/30/2000]

June 2009 - The Art Guys tend to move around Houston and get their suits repainted. They were last spotted outside of a car lot in the northwestern part of the city....

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