According to the "artist," it's not art.
Bmw Art Car
It was created by an artist who no longer considers what he does art.
Matt Mullins has done everything from stunts in movies to driving with the United States secret service, but the BMW Performance Driving School chief instructor has never done this before. "This" in this case is creating postcards using a BMW M6 as the printing press.
Art cars are growing in popularity, with a number of automakers and their subsidiaries getting on board the trend. But BMW is where it all started. The German automaker has been at it since 1975. A good blogger's dozen of them have been commissioned for BMW over the years, and every one of them has remained in the company's private collection. Except one.
BMW Art Car and lead Audi R15 TDI altercation – Click above for image gallery
Jeff Koons BMW M3 GT2 art car – Click above for high-res image gallery
The Dwelling Lab – Click above for high-res image gallery
If you're at all familiar with contemporary art, then you know that Jeff Koons is a triple, double-dog super megastar. Deeply controversial within the art world (Koons is a former stock broker that copied Andy Warhol's Factory techniques and hired an image consultant), Koons is perhaps best known for his three gold leaf sculptures of Michael Jackson and his chimp, Bubbles. Some of Koons' pieces have sold for more than $25 million – and if you ever find yourself at the Moderne Kunst in Berl