BMW Art Car

Back to the future 25 years of the BMW Z1 The BMW Art Car Collection on the Internet Video - The 17th BMW Art Car will race at 24 Hours of Le Mans Video - The BMW H2R Art Car by Olafur Eliasson, 2007 The BMW V12 LMR Art Car by Jenny Holzer, 1999 The BMW 850 CSi Art Car by David Hockney, 1995 The BMW 3 Series Touring racer Art Car by Sandro Chia, 1992 The BMW 525i Art Car by Esther Mahlangu, 1991 The BMW Z1 Art Car by A.R. Penck, 1991 The BMW 730i Art Car by César Manrique, 1990
Back to the future 25 years of the BMW Z1
Back to the future 25 years of the BMW Z1
Written By: BMW Group USA

It was a true quantum leap: when BMW unveiled the Z1 to the international motoring press in the Italian town of Punta Ala back in autumn 1988...

The BMW Art Car Collection on the Internet
The BMW Art Car Collection on the Internet
Written By: BMW Group

Just in time to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the BMW Group’s international cultural commitment, the legendary BMW Art Car Collection can now be seen for the first time within a virtual video tour on the Internet...

Video - The 17th BMW Art Car will race at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Video - The 17th BMW Art Car will race at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Written By: BMW Group USA

Le Mans. On June 12 at three in the afternoon the legendary the 24 Hours of Le Mans will officially begin. A highlight will surely be the participation of the Jeff Koons...

Video - The BMW H2R Art Car by Olafur Eliasson, 2007
Video - The BMW H2R Art Car by Olafur Eliasson, 2007
Written By: BMW Group USA

“By bringing together art, design, social and environmental issues, I hope to contribute to a different way of thinking-feeling-experiencing cars and seeing them in relation to the time and space in which we live.” Olafur Eliasson...

The BMW V12 LMR Art Car by Jenny Holzer, 1999
The BMW V12 LMR Art Car by Jenny Holzer, 1999
Written By: BMW Group USA

The Art Car designed by the American concept artist Jenny Holzer is adorned with messages which “will probably never become void”...

The BMW 850 CSi Art Car by David Hockney, 1995
The BMW 850 CSi Art Car by David Hockney, 1995
Written By: BMW Group USA

“The car has wonderful lines which I followed.” David Hockney...

The BMW 3 Series Touring racer Art Car by Sandro Chia, 1992
The BMW 3 Series Touring racer Art Car by Sandro Chia, 1992
Written By: BMW Group USA

“I have created both a picture and a world. Everything that is looked at closely turns into a face. A face is a focus, a focus of life and the world.” Sandro Chia ...

The BMW 525i Art Car by Esther Mahlangu, 1991
The BMW 525i Art Car by Esther Mahlangu, 1991
Written By: BMW Group USA

“Ndebele art has, in an entirely natural way, something slightly formal but very majestic about it; through my work I have added the idea of movement.” Esther Mahlangu...

The BMW Z1 Art Car by A.R. Penck, 1991
The BMW Z1 Art Car by A.R. Penck, 1991
Written By: BMW Group USA

“Art on art, art on technology – that interested me – especially art on a three-dimensional object.” A. R. Penck...

The BMW 730i Art Car by César Manrique, 1990
The BMW 730i Art Car by César Manrique, 1990
Written By: BMW Group USA

“Therefore, my idea was to design the BMW in such a way as to give the impression of it effortlessly gliding without any resistance.” César Manrique...

The BMW 535i Art Car by Matazo Kayama, 1990
The BMW 535i Art Car by Matazo Kayama, 1990
Written By: BMW Group USA

“I did not become fully aware of the BMW’s distinctive contours until after the car had been fully dressed in color.” Matazo Kayama...

The BMW M3 group A Art Car by Ken Done, 1989
The BMW M3 group A Art Car by Ken Done, 1989
Written By: BMW Group USA

“I have painted parrots and parrot fish. Both are beautiful and move at an incredible speed. I wanted my BMW Art Car to express the same thing.” Ken Done...

The BMW M3 group A Art Car by Michael Jagamara Nelson, 1989
The BMW M3 group A Art Car by Michael Jagamara Nelson, 1989
Written By: BMW Group USA

“A car is a landscape as it would be seen from a plane – I have included water, the kangaroo and the opossum.” Michael Jagamara Nelson...

The BMW 635 CSi Art Car by Robert Rauschenberg, 1986
The BMW 635 CSi Art Car by Robert Rauschenberg, 1986
Written By: BMW Group USA

“I think mobile museums would be a good idea. This car is the fulfilment of my dream.” Robert Rauschenberg...

The BMW 635 CSi Art Car by Ernst Fuchs, 1982
The BMW 635 CSi Art Car by Ernst Fuchs, 1982
Written By: BMW Group USA

“A machine should not be made to look better. It has its own aesthetics.” Ernst Fuchs...

Video - The BMW M1 group 4 racing version Art Car by Andy Warhol, 1979
Video - The BMW M1 group 4 racing version Art Car by Andy Warhol, 1979
Written By: BMW Group USA

“I love that car. It has turned out better than the artwork.” Andy Warhol ...

Video - The BMW 3.0 CSL Art Car by Frank Stella, 1976
Video - The BMW 3.0 CSL Art Car by Frank Stella, 1976
Written By: BMW Group USA

“My design is like a blueprint transferred onto the bodywork.” Frank Stella...

The BMW Art Car by Roy Lichtenstein, 1977
The BMW Art Car by Roy Lichtenstein, 1977
Written By: BMW Group USA

“I pondered on it for a long time and put as much into it as I possibly could.” Roy Lichtenstein...

Video - The first BMW Art Car by Alexander Calder, 1975
Video - The first BMW Art Car by Alexander Calder, 1975
Written By: BMW Group USA

“When everything is perfect, there is no fulfillment.” Alexander Calder...

Video - World Premiere of Jeff Koons' BMW Art Car at the Centre Pompidou, Paris 2010
Video - World Premiere of Jeff Koons' BMW Art Car at the Centre Pompidou, Paris 2010
Written By: BMW Group USA

At the premiere of the 17th BMW Art Car Jeff Koons unveiled and signed his car in front of 300 international VIP guests on June 1...

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