Gallery: Colossal Retrofitted London Double-Decker Bus Does Push-Ups fo...

 

No, your eyes are not deceiving you – in one of the craziest recycled art installations we’ve ever seen, Czech artist David Cerny has turned a red London double-decker bus from the 1950s into a mechanical sculpture that can do push-ups for the kickoff of the 2012 London Games! To transform a traditional double-decker bus into this eye-popping sculpture with moving arms, Cerna started with a 1957 bus that he bought from a previous owner in the Netherlands. He then installed electric engines to power the large red arms attached to the front of the bus, which give the six-ton bus the ability to move up and down, simulating a push-up. Hit the jump to see a video of the colossal sculpture in action!

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