Alexander Calder Bmw Art Car. Back in 1975, french racing driver hervé poulain came up with the idea of getting a race car designed by an artist. Hervé poulain approached the automaker himself.
Welcome to south bay bmw in torrance. Calder devised dynamic forms in bold colors across the car’s wings, bonnet, and roof that recall the artist’s famous mobiles and stabiles, but also his two. In 1974, french auctioneer and racecar driver hervé poulain commissioned american artist alexander calder to paint a bmw race car.