Tuesday, November 30, 2010

BMW Art Car by Esther Mahlangu comes to US

The BMW Art Car painted by famed South African artist Esther Mahlangu is heading for display in the US.

Many other videos relating to the BMW Art Car Program. It began in 1975 when Alexander Calder was the first artist asked to paint a race car. There have been 15 other art cars since then, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, plus many others have participated in the painting of the BMW race car. Jeff Koons was recently picked as the next artist to paint a car for the program.