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The BMW of Sheldon Rodriguez

The BMW of Sheldon Rodriguez

“All the art was done with a Sharpie permanent marker …” From October 6, 2009 – Sheldon Rodriguez of Dubai has turned his 2002 BMW 330i into an unofficial BMW Art Car. The result is stunning. As told by the artist: “I’m a Visual Interaction Design Specialist by profession and a very passionate BMW fan. Being […]

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Colorful McLaren MP4-12C by Hamann

Colorful McLaren MP4-12C by Hamann

European auto tuner Hamann creates a Koons art car look-alike November 2, 2012 – As reported by Motor Trend: Hamann has revealed its colorful McLaren MP4-12C-based Hamann memoR, and no, it’s not heading to the 2012 SEMA show. The European tuner, says the impossible-to-ignore McLaren will make other brightly painted supercars fade into the background while […]

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BMW Art Cars in London by Tomirri Photography

BMW Art Cars in London by Tomirri Photography

London Exhibition of BMW Art Cars photographed by Tomirri Photography The work of 16 international artists displayed at the NCP Car Park on Great Eastern Street in Shoreditch September 30, 2012 – From 21 July to 4 August 2012, BMW and the ICA took over a landmark car park in Shoreditch, London for a unique exhibition of BMW Art Cars […]

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Robin Rhode: An Expression of Joy [video]

Robin Rhode: An Expression of Joy

One renowned artist is given a 300-horsepower paintbrush and total creative freedom. From November 14, 2008 – In contrast to the renowned BMW Art Car Program, where artists are commissioned to apply artwork to the car’s existing structure, South African Robin Rhode was given a car to create an interaction that was documented by filmmaker Jake Scott. […]

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BMW Art Drive! Highlights

BMW Art Drive! Highlights

ART DRIVE! The BMW Art Car Collection 1975-2010 Exhibition of Art Cars by Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons and David Hockney – On Show for First Time in the UK in East End Car Park From July 20, 2012 – London – The ICA, in partnership with BMW, the Mayor of London and the London 2012 Festival, will […]

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BMW Art Cars – London Exhibition Gallery

BMW Art Cars - London Exhibition Gallery

An extensive photo gallery highlighting the recent BMW Art Car exhibition in London July 26, 2012 – The London exhibition Art Drive! – The BMW Art Car Collection will show cars by 16 international artists over six floors in the NCP Car Park on Great Eastern Street in Shoreditch from 21 July to 4 August 2012. […]

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BMW Art Car Tour 2006

BMW Art Car Tour 2006

The BMW Art Car World Tour kicks off in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is the first station for the international museum exhibiton about “rolling sculptures” From 2006 – Munich / Kuala Lumpur. On September 14, 2006, the unique BMW Art Car Collection will start its world tour through international museums worldwide. BMW cars designed by artists […]

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Porsche Embraces the Art Car

Porsche Embraces the Art Car

19 Latin American artists turn a 911 GT2 hood into a canvas September 21, 2011 – When we report on “art cars,” we’re usually discussing BMW. But Porsche has just announced its own interpretation on the art car in the form of a unique exhibition now on display at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. Click […]

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BMW M1 by Stella Sold at Auction

BMW M1 by Stella Sold at Auction

Peter Gregg’s BMW M1 race car with livery by Frank Stella sells for $854,000 August 19, 2011 – According to auction house Bonhams, this is the only BMW car ever painted by an authorized BMW Art Car artist for a private client and, therefore, is totally unique from the 17 official Art Cars commissioned to […]

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BMW Art Car Virtual Tour [video]

BMW Art Car Virtual Tour

World Premiere: The BMW Art Car Collection on the Internet Legendary collection as a virtual video tour July 11, 2011 — Munich. 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 […]

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