Buck Mook           

H.D. “Buck” Mook has been drawing and designing cars since early childhood and actually completed a book of automobile sketches at the age of four. He earned a B.S. degree in Industrial Design at the Art Center College of Design in California. While still in college, Buck designed vehicles for several 1960s TV shows including The Monkeymobile and the Green Hornet car. He went to work as a designer for Ford Motor Company in 1967. His last projects at Ford included responsibility for F-150, F-250, Expedition and Navigator. He also worked on the ’93 Ford Probe.

His art and design projects have taken him around the world – to Australia, England, Germany, Japan and Vietnam - where he worked as an Army illustrator. Buck is an art collector as well as an artist and has an impressive collection of rare classic automobiles as well.

About Detroit Knows Cars

The Detroit Knows Cars exhibit illustrates the many different approaches to portraying the aesthetics, beauty, and significance of automobiles.  The exhibit includes painting, photography, and sculpture - all confirming the notion that the automobile is an appropriate subject of fine art.

Event Details

Detroit Knows Cars will be on display January 7, 2012 through January 28, 2012 from 8 AM - 6 PM in the lobby of the Chase Tower Building, and is free and open to the public.

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