Jeff Koons turned the BMW M850i xDrive Grand Coupé into a rolling sculpture with multi-layer paint taking over 200 hours to apply onto each car – the embodiment of precision and craftsmanship.

© Jeff Koons




Jeff Koons turned the BMW M850i xDrive Grand Coupé into a rolling sculpture with multi-layer paint taking over 200 hours to apply onto each car – the embodiment of precision and craftsmanship.

© Jeff Koons


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Konstantin Tomov, "The most expensive production BMW in history comes in February," Auto Media (Bulgaria), September 5, 2021

Lynne Myers, "JEFF KOONS X BMW: first look of the artist's special edition 8 series gran coupe revealed," Designboom, September 5, 2021

"For Art's Sake," Artnet News, September 6, 2021

Júlio Santos, "Very special series. Jeff Koons signs limited edition BMW 850 i Gran Coupé," Turbo (Portugal), September 6, 2021

"Jeff Koons va créer une édition spéciale de la BMW Série 8 Gran Coupé," La Dépêche (France), September 6, 2022

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Michael Gauthier, "BMW 8 x Jeff Koons Announced As Artistic 8-Series Gran Coupe," Carscoops, September 6, 2021

Christa Sigg, "Hype um ein unsichtbares Auto," Abendzeitung (Munich, Germany), September 6, 2021

Daniel Cremer, "Jeff Koons designt neuen Millionen-BMW," Bild (Berlin, Germany), September 6, 2021

Samuel Morand, "8 X JEFF KOONS : une BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé signée Jeff Koons," Motor Legend (France), September 6, 2021

Qin Chao, "Art Collection BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe launches limited edition," Auto Home (China), September 7, 2021

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Claudia Giraud, "Nuova auto firmata Jeff Koons per la BMW nel suo 50ennale di impegno culturale globale," Artribune (Italy), September 8, 2021

Kabir Jhala, "Jeff Koons reveals he is making NFTs, details plans for his Pace Gallery shows and remembers his hotel rendezvous with Salvador Dalí," The Art Newspaper, September 9, 2021

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Pierre-Olivier Marie, "Route de nuit - BMW : Jeff Koons signe une "Art Car" de route," Caradisiac (France), September 10, 2021

Jie Liter, "BMW and Jeff Koons once again collaborate to create a special edition of the 8-series four-door coupe," Auto Xinmin (China), September 10, 2021

Apollo, "285 hours to paint the body! BMW "M850i", an art car by Jeff Koons, to be released," Clicccar (Japan), September 11, 2021

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Isabel Leal, "Jeff Koons y BMW lanzarán una nueva obra de arte rodante," Robb Report (Mexico), September 14, 2021

Sergio Ríos, "Jeff Koons works with BMW again to create a special edition 8 Series," BBC Top Gear (UK), September 14, 2021

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Barbara Gärtner, "Jeff Koons designs a BMW - an interview with the artist," Architectural Digest (Germany), September 27, 2021

Pietro Mini, "a dialogue with artist jeff koons: trust in yourself!," Designboom, September 28, 2021

Fabian Hoberg, "„Rennwagen sind wie das Leben“," Welt am Sonntag (Germany), October 3, 2021

Tatiana Tafintseva, "Auto Epatage by Jeff Koons," The Art Newspaper Russia, October 7, 2021

Gašper Pirman, "He sold the artwork for 90 million, now designing a car for the second time," SiOL (Slovenia), October 9, 2021

Isabelle Riederer, "Un rassemblement de voitures d’une valeur totale de plus de 100 millions," 20 Minutes (Switzerland), October 9, 2021

Stefan Grundhoff, "Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2021, Welcome to the dream factory," Blick (Switzerland), October 10, 2021

Paola Genone, "Jeff Koons : "Je suis le père de 8 enfants ; mon extravagance, c’est ma famille, en constante expansion"," Madame Figaro (France), November 7, 2021

Tatjana Seel, "Jeff Koons," Salon No.29, Winter 2021

Ludovico Pratesi, "L’automobile d’artista firmata Jeff Koons per BMW," Artribune, December 4, 2021

Matt Bubbers, "How car companies tap fashion, art worlds to sell cars in major marketing shift," The Globe and Mail (Canada), December 24, 2021

Péter Demecs, "Nézze meg, milyen új autók érkeznek 2022 első félévében," Új Szó (Hungary), January 3, 2022

Steven Ewing, "BMW's next art car is an 8 Series by Jeff Koons," Road Show by CNET, January 25, 2022

Gabriel Nica, "BMW 8 X Jeff Koons Edition Teased, Will Arrive in February," BMW Blog, January 26, 2022

Larry Printz, "First Look: BMW 8 Series Gets a Refresh for 2023," The Detroit Bureau, January 26, 2022

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Matthew McLean, "What does Jeff Koons Keep in his Glovebox?" Frieze, February 16, 2022

Justin Banner, "Jeff Koons' 2022 BMW 8 Series Art Car Lets You Slip Inside Your Favorite Comic Book," Motor Trend, February 16, 2022, (color ill.)

Steven Ewing, "Jeff Koons Designed a $350,000 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe," Road Show, February 16, 2022, (color ill.)

Eric Stafford, "2023 BMW M850i Gran Coupe Gets Colorful Jeff Koons Edition," Car and Driver, February 16, 2022, (color ill.)

Peter Zahariev, "BMW and an artist have turned the 8-Series into a work of art," Auto Media (Bulgaria), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Quentin Guéroult, "Jeff Koons transforme la nouvelle BMW Série 8 Gran Coupé en art car, 99 exemplaires sont à vendre," Autonews (France), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Gunnely Lővei, "BMW gives unique paintwork to the 31 million M850i xDrive Gran Coupé for a surcharge of HUF 78 million," Automotor (Hungary), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

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Brett Berk, "A Jeff Koons Paint Job on a BMW Canvas," The New York Times, February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Isaac Atienza, "This car literally looks like it came out of a comic book and BMW wants you to pay four times the cost of the standard model for it," Top Speed, February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Arnaud Peytier, "Jeff Koons réalise la « voiture de ses rêves » et c’est une BMW," Turbo (France), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Arnaud Henckaerts, "Jeff Koons ontwerpt nieuwe BMW ‘Art Car’," Vroom (Belgium), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

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Alex, "The new THE 8 X JEFF KOONS - the biggest challenge for BMW's custom paint shop," Autoblog (Republic of Moldova), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Antonio Ramos Ochoa, "BMW The 8 X Jeff Koons: The 8 Series plus Pop Art greets you," Car and Driver (Spain), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Nina Carmaria, "Kunst auf 4 Rädern: Jeff Koons hat mit BMW sein Traumauto geschaffen," Der Autotester (Germany), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

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"Jeff Koons Customizza La Nueva BMW," MVC Magazine (Italy), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Helen Holmes, "Jeff Koons’s Latest Collaboration with BMW Is Inspired by Pop Art," Observer, February 17, 2022

Esta Tatrik, "POP! ⟩ Jeff Koons värvis BMW ära ja BMW otsustas teha ebatavalise sammu," Tehnika (Estonia), February 17, 2022, (color ill.)

Jiesheng, "BMW The 8 x Jeff Koons Collection is Dazzling," Auto Xinmin (China), February 18, 2022, (color ill.)

"BMW Taps Jeff Koons for $350K Limited-Edition M850i xDrive Gran Coupe," American Luxury, February 19, 2022, (color ill.)

Nicoletta Graziano, "Jeff Koons x BMW. 99 esemplari per un’edizione speciale della Serie 8 Gran Coupé," Exibart (Italy), February 21, 2022, (color ill.)

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Kelly Beall, "BMW + Jeff Koons Present a Work of Art on Wheels," Design Milk, February 22, 2022, (color ill.)

Ana Marquez, "El artista Jeff Koons enviara sus nuevas esculturas a la Luna," Cool Lifestyle, May 17, 2022

Fumio Ogawa, "Good music looks great on BMW," GQ Japan, May 17, 2022

Alberto Gerosa, "Arte in Itinere," Arbiter, May 2022

Isabelle Riederer, "Le monde merveilleux des Art Cars de BMW," 20 mintues, May 18, 2022

Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle, "Jeff Koons Teams Up With BMW To Create The 8 x Jeff Koons," Quill & Pad, May 19, 2022

Chen Daren, "THE 8 X JEFF KOONS avant-garde on stage," China Times (China), May 21, 2022

Zhuang Zhixian, "BMW The 8 X Jeff Koons , a model of mobile art," Car News (China), May 24, 2022

""Jeff Koons x BMW" charity auction held, full donation," Tabi Labo (Japan), May 26, 2022

"THE 8 X JEFF KOONS," webCG (Japan), May 27, 2022

Alberto Gerosa, "L’auto di Jeff," Corriere Del Ticino (Italy), May 31,2022

Tatjana Seel, "King of Kitsch," Monsieur, Summer 2022

"Is the BMW M850i Gran Coupe by Jeff Koons pure art?" Ruetir, June 17, 2022

Nico DeMattia, "One of the First BMW 8 Series x Jeff Koons Car Delivered in the U.S.," BMW Blog, July 17, 2022

"BMW is official partner of Frieze Seoul. Digital Art Mode to premiere at the inaugural edition of the global renowned art fair in Asia," BMW Group, August 28, 2022

Michael Irwin, "Contemporary Istanbul Venue Comparable to Venice Arsenale, Says Director," Ocula News, August 29, 2022

Behti Soykan, "Jeff Koons is Coming to Contemporary Istanbul with his BMW M850i Design!," Tekno Talk (Turkey), September 5, 2022

Bruno Diago, "BMW Serie 8 x Jeff Koons," El Universal, September 8, 2022

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