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Something For The Weekend: Art Cars With London 2012!

The Art Car collection comes to the UK for the first time as part of London's Festival 2012

By Rise Art | 19 Jul 2012

In London for the Olympics this Summer?  BMW's incredible Art Collection of cars is on display starting July 21st in London's Trendy Shoreditch neighborhood. The collection, which was initiated by BMW over 35 years ago comes to London for the first time ever, and consists of BMW's transformed by leading contemporary artists into Art Cars.

Roy Lichtenstein Art Car

Roy Lichtenstein Art Car

Artists including Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Frank Stella and Alexander Calder have all taken a crack designing an Art Car, with their works showcased on display during the two week event. 

Frank Stella Art Car

Frank Stella Art Car

Housed in conjunction with the ICA, The exhibition takes place in the brutalist Shoreditch Great Eastern Street NCP Car Park

And if cars are your bag, be sure to check out these brilliant prints and paintings by Anna Marrow

Yellow Garage By Anna Marrow

The exhibition runs from July 21st - August 4th, and is free to the public. View the London 2012 Festival page for more information on location and times.


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