Andy is perhaps the best known contemporary artist in the world and is considered to be among the founders of pop artfor this the model of the m1 art car is highly sought after.
Bmw m1 art car andy warhol.
Its more successful than the artwork was the opinion of andy warhol after his sweeping brush strokes had transformed the bmw m1.
Bmw m1 andy warhol perfect diecast replica in scale 118.
The legendary bmw m1 art car by andy warhol is art in its most dynamic form.
Andy warhol and the bmw art car.
He moved so fast the camera crew that was on deck to film the process didnt have enough time to get everything on.
4 valves per cylinder.
In 1975 poulain commissioned american artist and friend alexander calder to paint the first bmw art car.
In 1979 andy warhol was commissioned to create the fourth car in bmws original art car collection.
The name andy warhol is the quintessence of pop art.
Andy warhol famously painted the bmw m1 art car in less than half an hour.
Using an m1 race car he created what would become one of the companys most eye catching designs.
The bmw art car project was introduced by the french racecar driver and auctioneer herve poulain who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile.
Zum 40 jahrigen jubilaum des rollenden kunstwerks bekam der munchner automobil fotograf stephan bauer die gelegenheit den mittelmotor sportwagen einzigartig in szene zu setzen.
Born in pittsburgh usa in 1928 he studied from 1945 to 1949 at the carnegie institute of technology.
When the warhol m1 was brought to hockenheim in 2009 to celebrate thirty years of the bmw m1 artist and art car alumnus frank stella drove the m1 in an homage race.
He began his artistic career as a commercial artist and was successful in holding his own exhibition in new york as early as in 1952.
40 years later enthusiasm for the mid engined sports car remains unabated.
I love this car.
In keeping with andy warhols view of art a car as a rolling work of art is more typical than unusual.
On the 40th anniversary of this rolling work of art munich based automotive photographer stephan bauer was given the opportunity to shoot the mid engine sports car in a unique setting.
This first example would be a bmw 30 csl which poulain himself would race in the 1975 24 hours of le mans endurance race.