Art on wheels: 3 x BMW M2 Coupe from FUTURA 2000!

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In front announced almost 3 weeks ago are now 2020 Limited Edition BMW M2 (F87) Competition by Futura officially presented. BMW M as a stage for contemporary art - as part of the further development of BMW Individual, BMW M GmbH is presenting its latest cooperation: a multi-stage project with the important international contemporary artist FUTURA 2000. The collaboration begins at the Frieze Los Angeles 2020 art fair, a long-standing one BMW partner. The FUTURA 2000, known for its colors, concentric shapes and kinetic compositions, lends its exclusive look to three exclusive individual pieces of the BMW M2 Competition (combined fuel consumption: 10,0 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 227 g / km) a limited edition of the BMW M2 Competition, which will be available from June 2020. One of the hand-painted BMW M2 by FUTURA 2000 celebrates its world premiere from February 13-16 at the second edition of Frieze Los Angeles at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood.

a little bit provocative

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"The BMW M2 Competition is dynamic, extroverted and to a pleasant degree provocative. It is a great honor for me to be able to give this vehicle a little more extravagance"Says FUTURA 2000. Markus Flasch, CEO BMW M GmbH, adds:"We are very proud to have won an internationally renowned artist like FUTURA 2000 for the cooperation. I am deeply impressed by what FUTURA 2000 has done with the three individual pieces from the M2 Competition and I am also looking forward to the derived edition for our customers. With its unique, constructive, rebellious style, Futura is a perfect match for a young savage like the BMW M2 Competition."

also extensively redesigned inside

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The artist will extensively redesign the unique pieces of the BMW M2 by FUTURA 2000 both inside and out. The limited series copies also bear his unique signature. The decorative strips on the instrument panel and the center console have a special Futura 2000 design that is unique to each vehicle. The two-tone M sports seats with Dakota leather in black and ivory-white have contrasting stitching in polar blue. In addition, an M sports steering wheel with Alcantara cover and gray 12 o'clock marking as well as special door sills with the running edition number of the limited edition and a Futura signature belong to the interior package. The exterior of the BMW M2 Edition designed by FUTURA 2000 can be recognized by the painted surfaces on the front and rear aprons and the side skirts. For this purpose, they are equipped with 19-inch light alloy wheels in jet black matt.

After Frieze New York, Frieze London and Frieze Masters, Frieze Los Angeles expanded the international art fair calendar in 2019, celebrating the city as an internationally important art center and destination. The annual contemporary art fair features approximately 70 LA and international galleries. In addition to panel discussions, the accompanying program also includes music formats and commissioned projects that artists create in close cooperation with selected curators. The art fair takes place under the direction of Victoria Siddall, Director Frieze Fairs, and Bettina Korek, Director Frieze Los Angeles. On the occasion of the long-standing partnership, BMW and Frieze present their joint format Frieze Music, which is curated by author and curator Kevin McGarry and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries London, in collaboration with NeueHouse. The concert with Moses Sumney, Caroline Polachek, Zsela and DJ Uwuqi starts today (Friday, February 14) at 21.00:XNUMX p.m. in the NeueHouse Hollywood.

Wednesday February 12th was Art Talk

Together with the Soho House, BMW i invited to the Art Talk on Wednesday, February 12th. Moderated by the author Arty Nelson, the contemporary artist FUTURA 2000 and the rapper Lupe Fiasco spoke about "Sights and Sounds". As always, the common format brings together the themes of art, innovation and design. There was a reception after the talk. As part of an ongoing cooperation, Soho House and BMW i are initiating an international program of events at various Soho House locations around the world. FUTURA 2000, born Leonard Hilton McGurr, established itself as a pioneer when graffiti encountered the formal gallery ecosystem in the 1980s. He quickly became known for his radical approach to the street and introduced abstraction to a completely letter-based discipline. He became part of a larger art movement that included artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Dondi White and Rammellzee. Apart from his decades of career as a contemporary artist, he has had great success as a commercial artist and has worked with numerous well-known brands.

three BMW M2 Coupe FUTURA 2000 unique pieces

With the three unique pieces designed by FUTURA 2000 and the limited BMW M2 Edition designed by Futura 2000 *, BMW M GmbH sets accents in the art scene and in the area of ​​sporty high-performance vehicles alike. The BMW M2 Competition is an absolute success model for BMW M GmbH. The high-performance sports car of the premium compact class, which is powered by a double-charged six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology and 302 kW (410 hp), was the best-selling BMW M vehicle and the most popular model in its segment in 2019 as well. In the readers' vote for the “sportiest cars 2019” of the “sport auto” newspaper, the BMW M2 Competition prevailed in the “Coupés up to 75.000 euros” category and won the “32,1 percent of the vote and a clear lead over the competition”. sport auto “Award 2019. If we receive timely information on further details, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed if you simply use ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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