Last chance to see ART DRIVE! The BMW Art Car Collection
Free Exhibition. Until Sat 4 August. Open
12pm - 9pm daily
NCP Multi-storey Car Park, 35 Great Eastern Street, London
"Transforming the washed out NCP car park on
Great Eastern Street into a block-rockin art
The BMW Art Car Collection has brought an injection of
colour to the austerity of a Shoreditch multi-storey car
park over the last 10 days, adding even more energy to an
already vibrant artistic scene in London's East End.
So far 7000 visitors have headed to the car park to take in
the collection since it opened on 21 July.
Presented by the ICA in partnership with BMW, London 2012
Festival and the Mayor of London, Art Drive ! has been a
highlight in the varied programme of free events across the
"Complain about the traffic chaos all that you
like, but the Olympics have one huge automotive factor
in their favour." GQ
"if you're interested in either art or cars, if the
revs of an engine get your motor running; or you're just
lacking plans, head to Art Drive." Art Wednesday
"Suspended on bare concrete like ink blots on
canvas, the best of the collection invoke the furnace of
creativity, energy, identity and movement."
"This is a good opportunity for those who believe cars
can't be art to see the errors of their way! These cars are
indeed art, and fine examples too." Motorward
"Each of these masterpieces is unique in a way that
sets them apart in colour, design and artistry."
ART DRIVE! BMW ART CAR COLLECTION artists: Alexander
Calder, Sandro Chia, Ken Done, Ernst Fuchs, David Hockney,
Jenny Holzer, Matazo Kayama, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein,
Esther Mahlangu, Cesar Manrique, M.J Nelson, A.R Penck,
Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol.
Exhibition design by some of the most exciting emerging
names in design from London's East End including Julia and Loop.pH.