Institute of Contemporary Arts presents BMW ART CAR COLLECTION

The ICA, in partnership with BMW, the Mayor of London and London 2012 Festival, will take over a landmark multi-storey car park in Shoreditch for two weeks only from 21 July – 4 August for a unique free exhibition of the BMW ART CAR COLLECTION on show for the very first time in the UK.

The collection, initiated over 35 years ago, features BMW cars transformed by some of the world’s leading artists including: Alexander Calder, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Ernst Fuchs, Robert Rauschenberg, M.J. Nelson, Ken Done, Matazo Kayama, César Manrique, Jeff Koons, A.R. Penck, Esther Mahlangu, Sandro Chia, Jenny Holzer and David Hockney.

ART DRIVE! THE BMW ART CAR COLLECTION 1975 – 2010 will show the work of 16 international artists over six floors in the NCP Car Park on Great Eastern Street in Shoreditch. Admission to the exhibition is free. The project, which brings together BMW’s excellence in car design and the ICA’s passion for and commitment to art, will be a one-off opportunity for art and design lovers as well as car enthusiasts.

Dates: 21 July – 4 August 2012 Opening times: 12 – 9pm daily Location: NCP Car Park, 35 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3ER Admission: Free

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