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There’s nothing like a traffic jam to ruin your day. Luckily for the folks of Miami Beach, this traffic jam was made of sand. And lucky for you, we have a wide selection of quality used vehicles you can drive today for just $1 down!* (Article compliments of Autoblog.)

It took artist Leandro Erlich two years and 330 tons of sand to create his largest work of art to date — a giant traffic jam, made entirely of sand.

Erlich was commissioned by the city of Miami Beach to create the work, which was unveiled during Art Basel. The surreal traffic jam depicts 66 life-sized sculptures of cars and trucks stuck in an imaginary traffic jam on the oceanfront of popular Lincoln Road.

The installation is meant to suggest a future relic, like a contemporary Pompeii, and alludes to Florida’s fragile position in the large universal canvas, touching on climate crisis and rising sea levels.

The installation cost over $1 million, but the city paid $300,000 thanks to sponsors and donations.sand traffic jam art quality used cars the auto connection

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