gerry judah creates biggest sculpture in goodwood’s history to celebrate BMW

 

 

 

taking over six weeks to build at the 2016 goodwood festival of speed, gerry judah creates another impressive sculpture to commemorate BMW’s 100 year celebration. the biggest structure created in the festival’s history, judah added a BMW ‘328 mille miglia’ roadster, the 1999 le mans winning BMW ‘V12 LMR’ and the gordon murray designed brabham-BMW ‘BT52’ formula one car. ‘the sculpture is one of the best we’ve ever done,’ explains goodwood festival of speed founder charles gordon-lennox. ‘it feels a bit risky and a bit dangerous. it’s by far the biggest in terms of square footage and in terms of engineering it’s very critical. the tolerances are literally millimetres.’

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the night of the unveiling of the sculpture

 

 

 

gerry judah has been creating sculptures for goodwood since 1997 – commissioned by companies like mazda and mercedes-benz. whatever its final shapes take each year, at the heart is a commemoration of car design, nourished by motoring history and judah’s imagination. 

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the sculpture features a BMW ‘328 mille miglia roadster, the 1999 le mans winning BMW ‘V12 LMR’ and the gordon murray designed brabham-BMW ‘BT52’ formula one cargerry-judah-BMW-scuplture-goodwood-festival-of-speed-2016-designboom-04 gerry-judah-BMW-scuplture-goodwood-festival-of-speed-2016-designboom-05gerry-judah-BMW-scuplture-goodwood-festival-of-speed-2016-designboom-06

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