The 17th BMW Art Car by Jeff Koons (2010)

Koons created the 17th BMW Art Car, which raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, France.

© Jeff Koons
2010


The 17th BMW Art Car

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The 17th BMW Art Car by Jeff Koons (2010)

Koons created the 17th BMW Art Car, which raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, France.

© Jeff Koons
2010

LITERATURE: 

Alexandru Monenciu, "Delivery of the limited edition BMW THE 8 X JEFF KOONS has begun. Three copies will arrive in Romania," AutoMarket (Romania), May 4, 2022.

Ana Marquez, "The BMW Art Cars collection, pure art on wheels," Cool Lifestyle (Spain), May 1, 2022.

Naoko Aono, "Jeff Koons produces the latest BMW Art Car. In Japan, in addition to auctions, special events are also held," Forbes Japan, April 28, 2022.

Laurent Blairon, "Jeff Koons reprend les pinceaux pour une BMW," Le Vif (Belgium), April 8, 2022.

Charlotte Chapuis, "Une BMW M850i Gran Coupé avec 11 couleurs imaginée par Jeff Koons va être vendue aux enchères par Christie's New York," GQ France, March 25, 2022.

Zsófi Tillinger, " The Man Who Took Kitsch to Heaven - Interview with Jeff Koons," Roadster (Hungary), March 6, 2022.

Bert Voet, "The New BMW Art Car From The World's Most Expensive Living Artist Jeff Koons," De Tijd (Belgium), February 24, 2022.


Alex, "The new THE 8 X JEFF KOONS - the biggest challenge for BMW's custom paint shop," Autoblog (Republic of Moldova), February 17, 2022.

Brett Berk, "A Jeff Koons Paint Job on a BMW Canvas," The New York Times, February 17, 2022, (color ill.).

Paolo Sormani, "BMW Art Car CSL 3.0, Dalla pista al museo d’arte," Quattroruote (Italy), January 4, 2022.

Doru Iftime, "BMW 8 Series by Jeff Koons can also be ordered in Romania," Forbes Romania, January 27, 2022.


Tina Totic, "Jeff Koons," Elle Germany, January 2022.


Mårten Carlsson, "Konstverk från BMW," Klassiker (Sweden), December 29, 2021.

Gabi Czöppan, "Was macht die Koonst?," Focus (Germany), October 16, 2021.


Fabian Hoberg, "Jeff Koons: "Racing cars are like life"," Welt (Germany), October 7, 2021. 


Tatiana Tafintseva, "Auto Epatage by Jeff Koons," The Art Newspaper Russia, October 7, 2021. 


Fabian Hoberg, "„Rennwagen sind wie das Leben“,"  Welt am Sonntag (Germany), October 3, 2021, (color ill.). 


L. Mercier, "Une nouvelle collaboration entre BMW et Jeff Koons," Endurance Info (France), September 27, 2021. 


Vangelis Goumas, "A secret special edition of the BMW M850i ​​xDrive Gran Coupe.," Star (Greece), September 25, 2021, (color ill.). 


"El artista Jeff Koons diseñará un automóvil," El Siglo de Durango (Mexico), September 12, 2021. 


Pierre-Olivier Marie, "Route de nuit - BMW : Jeff Koons signe une "Art Car" de route," Caradisiac (France), September 10, 2021, (color ill.). 


Claudia Giraud, "Nuova auto firmata Jeff Koons per la BMW nel suo 50ennale di impegno culturale globale," Artribune (Italy), September 8, 2021. 


Todd Halterman, "BMW and Artist Jeff Koons Team Up Again With M850i xDrive Gran Coupe the 8 x Jeff Koons," Auto Evolution, September 7, 2021, (color ill.). 


Qin Chao, "Art Collection BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe launches limited edition," Auto Home (China), September 7, 2021. (color ill.) 


Christa Sigg, "Hype um ein unsichtbares Auto," Abendzeitung (Munich, Germany), September 6, 2021.


Daniel Cremer, "Jeff Koons designt neuen Millionen-BMW," Bild (Berlin, Germany), September 6, 2021.


Júlio Santos, "Very special series. Jeff Koons signs limited edition BMW 850 i Gran Coupé," Turbo (Portugal), September 6, 2021, (color ill.). 


Konstantin Tomov, "The most expensive production BMW in history comes in February," Auto Media (Bulgaria), September 5, 2021, (color ill.). 


"Jeff Koons is painting the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupé," Forbes Romania, September 5, 2021, (color ill.). 


Benny O., "THE 8 x JEFF KOONS: Art Car follows BMW 8 Series special edition," Bimmer Today (Germany), September 4, 2021, (color ill.). 


Kevin Turner, "The 10 Best Le Mans Liveries: Rothmans, Silk Cut, Martini & more," Autosport (UK), August 17, 2021. 


Fabian Hoberg, "Art Cars: When a car becomes a canvas," Vivanty (Germany), August 10, 2021. 


Zvonimir Martinčević, "PHOTO] BMW Cars as Works of Art: Meet the Calder Foundation Project and the BMW Group Classic," TPortal (Croatia), August 13, 2021. 


Loek, "All 19 BMW Art Cars in a row," Autoblog (Netherlands), August 14, 2021. 


"Wenn ein Auto zur Leinwand wird," Tageszeitung (Munich, Germany), August 5, 2021. 


"Car as canvas: Banksy, Warhol and more turn autos into artworks," Daily Sabah (Turkey), August 5, 2021. 


Jiesheng, "BMW Art Cars "online" for the first time to show the art on wheels," Xinmin (Shanghai, China), July 30, 2021. 


Erika Berseli, "BMW Art Cars: la prima mostra di macchine in realtà aumentata," Tech Princess (Italy), July 27, 2021. 


Ken NG, "The art journey of BMW x Art Basel car brand," The Value (China), July 23, 2021. 


"Augmented Reality came to a car museum and can be seen anywhere in the world," Infobae (Buenos Aires, Argentina), July 22, 2021. 


Adario Strange, "BMW Releases Art Car Series of Famed Artists, Including Jeff Koons and Andy Warhol, in Augmented Reality," Next Reality News, July 22, 2021. 


Nils Arnold, "Wild at Art: The history of BMW’s legendary Art Cars," BMW.com (Germany), July 21, 2021. 


Tim Spears, "BMW art cars go digital in augmented reality anywhere, anytime with acute art," Designboom (Milan, Italy), July 21, 2021. 


Nico DeMattia, "You Can Now See BMW Art Cars in the Real World with Augmented Reality," BMW Blog, July 21, 2021. 


Pawel Krzyzanowski, "BMW Art Cars - the exhibition can be viewed in augmented reality," Auto Swiat (Poland), July 22, 2021.


"The BMW Art Guide Takes Us on a Journey to Miami’s Rubell Museum," Artnews, July 21, 2021, online.


Giulia Paganoni, "Distinguersi anche al volante, tra personalizzazioni e cromie brevettate," Il Sole 24 Ore (Italy), July 8, 2021. 


Dhruv Saxena, "BMW Art Cars part 3," India Today (India), June 25, 2021. 


Serge Bellu, "Route de nuit - Jeff Koons au Mucem," Caradisiac (France), June 3, 2021. 


Jon Wall, "BMW Art Cars: The Complete History," Prestige (Hong Kong), May 25, 2021. 


Kieran Ahuja, "BMW Projects AI-Generated Art onto Car for Advertising Campaign," The Sunday Times Driving (UK), May 7, 2021. 


"Advertising Feature | The BMW M3 and M4: honed in the heat of racing," Autocar (UK), April, 26, 2021.


Li Wenbo, "In the past 50 years, how did BMW's art cars come into being?," Sina (Chinese), February 9, 2021. 


Edoardo Nastri, "Bmw, l'arte ha quattro ruote.," L'Automobile (italy), November 3, 2020. 


Michael Fira, "The multi-colored BMW M6 GT3 is not an official ’art car’ by BMW having been commissioned by the Boutsen Ginion Racing team," Top Speed, October 2, 2020. 


Graham Goodwin, "The BMW Art Cars: Part 4, Four Racers," Daily Sports Car, October 2, 2020. 


"24H Spa/ flashie, la BMW M6 GT3 du Boutsen Ginion Racing" Speed magazine (Belgium), September 28, 2020. 


"Jeff Koons: "The purpose of art is to eliminate anxiety”," Investory News (Ukraine), July 28, 2020, online. 


Florence Dartois, "1997, Jeff Koons : "Pour moi, l'art est de l'ordre du rationnel"," Institut National d l'Audiovisuel (France), April 10, 2019. 


Thomas Girst, BMW Art Cars (Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2018).


Matt Posky, "Creative Liveries_ Lexus Brings Art LFA to 24 Hours of Spa," The Truth About Cars (Canada), August 29, 2018. 


Stephanie Eckardt, "Jeff Koons Will Collaborate with Anyone, From Louis Vuitton to Phone Cases and Lady Gaga," W Magazine, April 11, 2017.


"The Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit," Vanity Fair, no 678 (February 2017), p. 41.


"Fairground: Master of Arts," Vanity Fair, no. 677 (May 2016), pp. 102, 105.

Wendy Brown and Isabelle Graw, Texte zur Kunst (Berlin) (December 2016), p. 45.

Prokom, "Explosion of Colours," The Produkt Kultur Magazin, 2015, pp. 109-115.

Sharon Edelson, "H&M Calls on Jeff Koons," WWD, June 12, 2014. 

Manami Fujimori, "Jeff Koons," (Text in Japanese) Art Techo (Japan) 66, no. 1012, (October 2014), cover.

Antonio Damasio, Jeffrey Deitch, Isabelle Graw, Achim Hochdörfer, Michelle Kuo, Rachel Kushner, Pamela M. Lee, Scott Rothkopf, and Alexander Nagel, Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, ed. Scott Rothkopf, exh. cat. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2014)

Eva Karcher and Martin Knobbe, "Knobbe_Jeder intelligente Mensch ist ein Dilettant," (Text in German) Stern 3 (Germany), no. 28 (July 3, 2014), pp. 7, 104-107.

Jeff Koons: Conversations with Norman Rosenthal (London: Thames & Hudson, 2014)

"Power 100," ArtReview (November 2013), pp. 132.

Ken Miller, "Q. & A. Jeff Koons on His New Champagne-Filled Balloon Sculpture and the DNA of Art History," T: The New York Times Style Magazine, September 18, 2013. 


Jean-Philippe Toussaint, "Le Mans", Monopol: Special Jeff Koons. Berlin: Juno Kunstverlag GmbH, 2012.


Hwang Seon Woo, "Jeff Koons," (Text in Korean) W (Korea), March 2012, pp. 296-298.


Costas Bardeas, "BMW: These are the 5 separate German Art Cars," Car and Driver (Greece), April 11, 2022.


“Jeff Koons Releases Design Concept for BMW Art Car to be Presented at Centre Pompidou,” artdaily.org, May 27, 2012. 

Relaxnews, "Fastest work of art races past antiques and masterpieces at TEFAF Maastricht Arts and Antiques Fair," Independent, March 7, 2011. 

Margaret Studer, "The Art World's Yearly Pilgrimage", The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2011. 

Frederik Balfour, "Prince's Bike Girls, Koons BMW Drive Art Buyers to Hong Kong Spending Week," Bloomberg, May 25, 2011. 

Daniel Terdiman, "The Great BMW art cars come home to Munich_06-1," CNET News, June 10, 2011.


BMW Classic Live Special Edition, 2010.


Claudia Herstatt, "Ich Möchte Begehren Wecken," (Text in German) Weltkunst (Germany), no. 7 (2010), pp. 114-120.


Jeff Koons 17th BMW Art Car (Munich: BMW Group, 2010)


Peter Richter, "Art Car No. XVII by Jeff Koons," BMW Magazine, February 2010, pp. 4, 38-44. Jake Lingeman, "Artist Jeff Koons presented this early look at his design for a BMW Art Car on Tuesday," autoguide.com, February 2010, online, (color ill.)


"Hyper Hyped / Ed Paschke at Gagosian," New York Observer, June 2, 2010, online slideshow.


"Jeff Koons to Create New BMW Art Car," Auto Central, February 2, 2010.


"Jeff Koons to Create New BMW Art Car," PR Newswire, February 2, 2010.


Phil Patton, "BMW Picks Jeff Koons for Next Art Car," The New York Times, February 3, 2010.


Ben Pulman, "BMW Reveals M3 Gt2-based Art Car", Car, February 6, 2010.


Charis Whitcombe, "BMW Art Car: M3 GT2 by Jeff Koons," Classic Driver, April 22, 2010.


Jada Yuan, "Intelligencer: Party Lines," New York Magazine, February 15, 2010, p. 18.


Kris Wilton and Andrew Russeth, "An Evening with Jeff Koons," Artinfo, March 2 2010.


Marina Cashdan, "Go, Jeff Koons, Go_04-06-10," Artinfo, April 6, 2010.


"BMW Unveils Jeff Koons' Art Car Design," The Wall Street Journal, April 6, 2010.


Tamara Warren, "Jeff Koons' Christmas-Tree-Light-Inspired Art Car," Paper Magazine, April 9, 2010.


Erin McCracken, "Farm was before fame for Koons," York Daily Record, April 11, 2010, cover, p. 5A.


"BMW Art Car," Lifestyles Magazine, Spring 2010, pp. 144.


Andrew Peterson, "The Art of Racing- Jeff Koons Unveils BMW M3 Gt2 Art Car," MotorTrend, June 1, 2010.


Colum Wood, "BMW M3 GT2 Unveiled by Designer Jeff Koons in Paris, Ready to Race at Le Mans," autoguide.com, June 2, 2010, online, (color ill.).


"Art cars unveiled ahead of races on both sides of the Atlantic,” The Independent, June 2, 2010.


Jean Bond Rafferty, "Jeff Koons Wheels Out His Car in Paris," Artinfo, June 2 2010.


"Weltpremiere des art cars von Jeff Koons im Centre Pompidou, Paris," BMW Group, June 2, 2010.


Sebastian Toma, "Lata noul BMW Art Car realizat de Jeff Koons," Automarket, June 2, 2010, online, (color ill.).


Chuck Squatriglia, "Jeff Koons' BMW Art Car Doesn't Suck", Autopia, June 2, 2010, online, (color ill.).


Addy Dugdale, "Jeff Koons and BMW Unveil Art Car at Paris Le Mans," Fast Company, May 4, 2020.


"Kitschkunstler prasentier seinen Pop-Art-Flitzer," Hamburger Abendblatt, June 2, 2010.


"Autos, die von Kunstkern kreiert werden," Kolner Stadt-Rnzeiger, June 2, 2010.


"Jeff Koons devoile son 'art car'," Le Figaro (France), June 2, 2010.


Dan Duray, "Jef Koons Pimps BMW's Ride," New York Observer, June 2, 2010.


Antoine Arnoux, "Design / 17eme BMW Art Car, selon Jeff Koons," (Text in French) Xelopolis, June 2, 2010.


"Jeff Koons Unveils Art Car that Will Race at Le Mans," The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2010.


"BMW Interview with Jeff Koons," Motorsport.com, June 14, 2010.


Lionel Robert and Laurence Picot, "Le grand vroom de Jeff Koons," Paris Match (Paris), June 17-23, 2010, pp. 136-140 (color ill.).


"The Showman: Jeff Koons," Vanity Fair (October 2010), pp. 158, 209. 


"The Power 100," ArtReview, Issue 45 (November 2010).


Brad Finger and Christiane Weidemann, 50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know (Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2011).