If you’ve ever used your finger to write “WASH ME” on a really dirty car, you probably understand the creative impulse that drives Nikita Golubev, a Russian artist who creates intricate works of art on the sides of dirt-covered vehicles.
A painter and muralist, Golubev uses just his fingers to carve out images on trucks and vans across Moscow. Unlike traditional street art, his pieces are doomed to be short-lived, washing away with the rain or in a car wash.
Luckily, his work lives on in photos. Here’s a look at some of his dirty artwork:
Baby Yoda and the Mandalorian having a boys' night in.
Robocop is unfazed by your plastic bottles.
My van may be dirty, but it's pretty.
Nothing says "Happy holidays" like a White Walker.
Paying homage to Russia's cosmonauts.
A jellyfish this size would be terrifying in any other environment.