Episode cover of #039 The Story behind the legendary BMW Art Cars | BMW Podcast

#039 The Story behind the legendary BMW Art Cars | BMW Podcast

The BMW Podcast | Changing Lanes

  • 11/30/2020
  • 17 min

About this Episode

They’re colorful, extravagant, and unique. No BMW Art Car is like any other. Not because they differ in age and model shape, but because they’re painted from the hood to the rear. But why did artists like Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol stage BMW models as works of art in the first place? In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official BMW podcast, we look back on 45 years of art history at BMW. Press play to learn all the facts about these colorful legends. 03:11: Alexander Calder and the 3.0 CSL04:29: Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol06:43: Ernst Fuchs and the BMW 635 CS107:55: Robert Rauschenberg’s photographic techniques08:45 A.R. Penck and the BMW Z110:00 Esther Mahlangu, the first woman in Art Car series11:39: Jenny Holzer and her critical statements13:00: Olafur Eliasson’s ice cocoon 14:35: The augmented reality creation of Cao Fei  And if you want to read more about BMW Art Cars, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/design/history-of-the-bmw-art-cars.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.