WELCOME TO THIS LISTING FOR THIS. Full collection of BMW art cars 1:18 scale, all are originals no copies or replica's, all boxed and complete some of the boxes have wear and tear but the cars are all good, there are 17 in the collection and I really don't want to split them.
HERE IS A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THEM. The BMW Art Car Project was introduced by the French racecar driver and auctioneer Hervé Poulain. Who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile. In 1975, Poulain commissioned American artist and friend Alexander Calder to paint the first BMW. This first example would be a BMW 3.0 CSL which Poulain himself would race in the 1975 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Since Calder's work of art, many other renowned artists throughout the world have created BMW Art Cars, including David Hockney. Based on both racing and regular production vehicles, have been created. Frank Stella also made one unofficial art car. At the behest of race car driver Peter Gregg. The most recent artist to the join BMW Art Car program is Cao Fei.In 2017 with her M6. Artists for the BMW Art Car Project are chosen by a panel of international judges. According to Thomas Girst, who has been in charge of the BMW Art Cars project since 2004, the purpose of the project has changed over time: In the beginning the cars were raced. There wasn't much of a public relations effort around them... Since then, some of the Art Cars have been used in advertisements to show that BMW is a player in the arts. With the Eliason work, part of what we are doing is raising awareness of alternative and renewable energy sources. Between 2003 and 2005, BMW released the first 15 Art Cars (at the time, this encompassed the entire series) as. Miniature diecast vehicles, manufactured by. The first two to be released were. The item "BMW ART CAR COLLECTION 118 SCALE FULL SET OF 17 IDEAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT" is in sale since Thursday, May 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Diecast & Vehicles\Racing Cars\Sport Cars & Touring Cars". The seller is "stephenw2600" and is located in bradford. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.