Special Edition M2 Designed By Graffiti Legend Futura 2000

February 4th, 2020 by

Leonard Hilton McGurr, more commonly known as FUTURA 2000, has teamed up with BMW to design a special edition M2.

Futura 2000

The iconic contemporary New York-based artist is known for his mastery of color, concentric forms and kinetic composition. In the late 1960s McGurr found the world to be his canvas. Creating beautiful works of graffiti with an abstract twist on subway passages around New York City, his passion for graffiti art began. Later in life he introduced his unique graffiti style to the world of formal art.

BMW Teams Up With FUTURA 2000

BMWM shares with us The BMW M2 by FUTURA 2000. FUTURA 2000 has created three exclusive versions of the BMW M2 Competition, redesigning both the inside and outside of the vehicle, in his own unique style. These hand-painted, exclusive models will celebrate their world premiere at the second Frieze Los Angeles Art Fair in Hollywood February 13-16. On top of the three exclusive original designs, there will also be a limited-edition series version labeled as the BMW M2 Edition designed by FUTURA 2000. This special model will be available from June 2020.

BMW Art Car Project

BMW has a long history with Art Cars. The BMW Art Car Project was introduced in 1975 by the French racecar driver and auctioneer Hervé Poulain, who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile. Alexander Calder painted the first BMW Art Car, the BMW 3.0 CSL (pictured below) which Poulain raced in the 1975 Le Mans endurance race. Since then, many artists around the world have created BMW Art Cars. Visit their website to learn more about the BMW Art Car Collection.

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