Artist Jeff Koons set to create new BMW Art Car

Artist Jeff Koons set to create new BMW Art Car

Internationally renowned artist Jeff Koons has been announced as the next in a long line of artists who will create a BMW Art Car. Since 1975, artists from around the world have turned BMW cars into art, signifying a particular period. Koons will create the 17th BMW Art Car in what’s the 35th anniversary year of the program. The last art car installment was revealed by artist Olafur Eliasson back in 2007.

Koon’s relationship with BMW started more than two decades ago when he first drove a BMW during time spent living in Munich. However, it was in 2003 that Koons first expressed a desire to create a BMW Art Car.

Speaking from New York, Jeff Koons said “I always thought it would be an honor to work on a BMW Art Car, I look forward to participating in a tradition set forth by such great artists as Calder, Lichtenstein, Stella, and Warhol.”

As for the BMW Art Car Koons will work on, details of the model and design idea will be announced in the near future.

Internationally renowned artist Jeff Koons has been announced as the next in a long line of artists who will create a BMW Art Car. Since 1975, artists from around the world have turned BMW cars into art, signifying a particular period. Koons will create the 17th BMW Art Car in what’s the 35th anniversary year of the program. The last art car installment was revealed by artist Olafur Eliasson back in 2007.

Koon’s relationship with BMW started more than two decades ago when he first drove a BMW during time spent living in Munich. However, it was in 2003 that Koons first expressed a desire to create a BMW Art Car.

Speaking from New York, Jeff Koons said “I always thought it would be an honor to work on a BMW Art Car, I look forward to participating in a tradition set forth by such great artists as Calder, Lichtenstein, Stella, and Warhol.”

As for the BMW Art Car Koons will work on, details of the model and design idea will be announced in the near future.

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