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Old 3rd November 2010, 19:33   #16
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Default Tick Tick ....brrrrring..well not quite

Well folks, we reached the end. My colleagues were watching the clock since we needed to take in dinner and I needed to catch a flight.

However, this was not the end - we still had to visit the Art Car exhibits and pass through BMW world. I need a break but will update over the long weekend.

Concluding Thoughts - These Bavarians have made displaying cars into an art. I will certainly go again and take my own time and take an audio guide - I normally use these when I visit art galleries in London, you get to learn so many tit-bits


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BMW World

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Old 3rd November 2010, 20:40   #17
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Must be an amazing place !!
Love those touring cars

Thanks for sharing
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Ajmat in post 13, the M3 series is E46. There was never a E45 M3.

Otherwise amazing photologue--

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Old 3rd November 2010, 21:16   #19
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Amazing ! A ''must visit'' place in my wishlist !
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i went to BMW , mercedes and porsche this year in june/july. will add some pics from the BMW museum real soon .
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Well documented and some stunning pictures! I wasn't aware we have a budding photographer in Ajmat. Thanks for sharing.
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Great Pics. I should also take time off and post some pics I guess. Especially of the NY Ferrari Store.

Awaiting pics of the Warhol art cars!!!
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Great Pics. I should also take time off and post some pics I guess. Especially of the NY Ferrari Store.

Awaiting pics of the Warhol art cars!!!

What you waiting for? There are many eager folks like me waiting.


Ajmat, beautiful pics there, please do post the remainder in quick successions.
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Thanks Ajmat,

I visited Munich, but cdnt make it to the BMW Museum. Visiting it vicariously through your thread!!

Eagerly awaiting the next installments.
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Wonderful pictures. It must have been an amazing experience. Thanks for sharing all the pictures.
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Every now and then BMW commission an artist to use the car as a canvas. Quite a few contemporary modern artists have done their number. A lot of these cars are painted on and raced in key touring car events like the Leman 24 hour.

Cars are immaculately valeted so one would not think that they were raced. There are some 6. 7 and 8 series road cars also. On close observation, you can see the hand painting and brush strokes.

At this point, we were in a big hurry so I did not get most of the artist names

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This 5 greeted us at reception, done by a Japanese artist. Light was spoilt by a pesky halogen spot light on top
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We scann our ticket through a turnstyle and walk up a spiral path. There are about 5 stages where the cars are exhibited



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Andy Warhol's BMW Art Car!
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Here are some more.
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This 7 was done by a South African artist

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I think they also got a graffiti artist in also


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Davis Hockney - a New York based UK artist

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This is the latest piece by Jeff Koons. I saw a recent exhibit of his art in the Tate Modern last year. Let me say that it would not get published over here. However, this car would be stunning to see at high speed!

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Awesome thread. Thanks for sharing. Really envy you for visiting such a place. Must have felt great there. The snaps are really splendid.
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Fabulous pictures ajmat. The canvas by Jeff Koons is a real colour trip! Brought back memories of my Oktoberfest fueled trip to the museum. Thanks for sharing.
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