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“Art Cars” – Jeff Koons, Keith Haring, Lee Quinones

Posted on February 4, 2010

What would a Jeff Koons BMX Look Like?  We asked our engineers in the BSA lab to take a few laps in this.

What would a Jeff Koons BMW Look Like? We asked our engineers in the BSA lab to take a few laps in this puppy.

The news yesterday that Jeff Koons is going to paint a BMW reminded me of a couple of other urban artists who painted on cars in the past.

BMW Picks Jeff Koons for Next Art Car

February 3, 2010, 3:02 pm – New York Times Wheels Blog

At a sparkly art world party in Manhattan last night, BMW announced that artist Jeff Koons would create the next car in the company’s Art Car series.

Mr. Koons will be the 17th artist in the program, which began in 1975 and has employed leading artists, including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella and Jenny Holzer. Most of the artists have painted on BMW cars (both road cars and racecars). The last Art Car, Olafur Eliasson’s “Your Mobile Expectations: BMW H2R Project,” from 2007, was covered in ice (read more Here)

One of Koons out-of-door-almost-street-art pieces.


CC License photo credit: Lorkan

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