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  • 1976: the artist Frank Stella starts with a 3.0 CSL, which shows up at the start of Le Mans, with the number 21

  • In 1977, Roy Lichtenstein used the typical Ben-Day dots: on the side of the 320i Turbo where a landscape seems to pass by.

  • Thanks to the design of Andy Wahrol, the M1 became one of the most famous cars of the last century. The pop art master created it in 1979.

  • In 1982 the Austrian Ernst Fuchs took charge of a 635 CSi. From there was born “The fire fox chasing hare”, the first Art Car based on a production car.

  • The M6 ​​GTLM built by John Baldessari in 2016

  • Another forerunner of Pop art, the American: Robert Rauschenberg. In 1986, he got his hands on the 635 CS.

  • In 1989, Australian Michael Jagamara Nelson signed a black M3 in a racing version that reflects the culture and territory of the Aboriginal people.

  • Still in 1989, modern Australia and the colors of its homeland. The imaginative M3 prepared for Group A, played by Ken Done.

  • The first created by an Asian artist. Japanese Matazo Kayama wrapped Series 5 in an airbrushed suit in 1990

  • All the Spanish vivacity in the work of Csar Manrique: in 1990 the Spanish avant-garde chose a Series 7

  • The model decorated in 1991 by the German artist A. R. Penck – Ralf Winkler at the registry office – is already a work of art in itself: the Z1.

  • Also in 1991, a Series 5 marked the debut of a female artist in the collection: Esther Mahlangu. The design inspired by African culture.

  • The M3 GTR was Sandro Chia’s canvas in 1992. The vision of the Italian artist still leaves its mark today.

  • BMW tried for a long time to recruit David Hockney and only succeeded in 1995 in the enterprise. The basis was an 850 CSi.

  • Fast Art: Jenny Holzer dedicated herself to the V12 LMR, designed for the 1999 Le Mans 24 Hours

  • Lafur Elasson’s work, from 2007, marks a radical break with the previous ones. The car is hardly recognizable, the object appears like a huge cocoon

  • Jeff Koons could not miss: in 2010, the artist marked the reappearance of Pop art on the M3 GT2

  • In 2017, the multimedia artist Cao Fei in homage to carbon, chose it as the background color for his project

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