AM stopped by “Stages” last night on the final leg of its journey. One of the hottest shows of Art Basel Week opened with many of the artists in attendance including Jose Parla, KAWS, Shepard Fairey (featured), D-zine, Futura, Rossom Crowe, Os Gemeos, Tom Sachs, and Eric White (seen above with his mother – a cancer survivor). The paintings will be auctioned off to benefit LIVESTRONG and the fight against cancer. More pics after the jump…
After it’s start in France in July, “Stages” will make its final stop before the paintings going to the homes of collectors (purchased to benefit LIVESTRONG). The exhibition will be on location at this year’s Art Basel Miami at O.H.W.O.W. Gallery (Dec 4 – Dec 6) and like the show’s recent stop in NY, several artists were added to the traveling exhibition – this time, the Clayton Brothers (featured), Erik Parker, and Tomoo Gokita (currently showing at Honor Fraser). Take a look at the Parker […]
As anticipated, the highly praised “Stages” exhibition made it’s US debut yesterday in a beautiful pop-up space hosted by Deitch Projects in New York’s Soho district. As we mentioned when the show debuted in Paris (covered), “Stages” is a traveling exhibition curated by Nike and Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong Foundation to elevate awarenessÂ of theÂ fight against cancer with some of the art world’s most influential artists. AM was invited to attend the press preview and to speak with the all-star cast of artists about their works. We […]
Lance Armstrong and Nike Sportswear’s “Stages” exhibition (previewed here and here) opened up with an amazing roster of artists. As Geoff McFetridge put it, “It’s a veritable ‘A-Team’ of top artists from all walks of the art world.” With names such as Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, Eric White, Christopher Wool, Shepard Fairey, Kaws, Cai Guo-Qiang, Yoshitomo Nara, Jose Parla, Richard Prince and Raymond Pettibon to name a few, it was quite a feat to put together this team of prominent artists who banded together for a […]
This past weekend we previewed the work from â€œStages,â€ (announcement video) the collaborative art project betweenÂ Lance Armstrong andÂ Nike Sportswear opening tomorrow atÂ Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin. To promote the exhibition, Lance commissioned a series of custom artist-designed bikes that he has been riding during various stages of theÂ Tour De France. Now, AM takes a closer look at the two wheeled beauties from Yoshitomo Nara (seen above), Shepard Fairey, Futura, Marc Newson, Barry McGee, and KAWS, as well as a sneak-peek at the bike from Damien Hirst, which […]
â€œStages,â€ (announcement video) the collaborative art project between Lance Armstrong and Nike Sportswear opens at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris on July 17. The show includes some of today’s hottest contemporary and street art stars including Barry McGee, Cai Guo Quiang, Ed Ruscha, Jose Parla, JR, KAWS, Os Gemeos, Richard Prince, Rosson Crow, Shepard Fairey, Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara and more. The artwork will be exhibited and sold to support Livestrong, the Lance Armstrong Foundation. After its debut in Paris, “Stages” will continue with tours […]
Spring is in full effect and art is blooming all around us. March has beenÂ another busy month and the staff atÂ AM picks some of the freshest stories of the month in this edition of Second Helpings. Get served after the jump.
AM was on hand at Nike’s MontalbÃ¡n Theater last night for the unveiling of “Stages,” a collaborative art project between Lance Armstrong and Nike Sportswear in which artwork from over twenty-one of today’s most prominent artists from across the globe will be exhibited and sold to support Livestrong, the Lance Armstrong Foundation. After a humor-filled introduction by actor Ben Stiller, Lance Armstrong and Livestrong president Doug Ulman took the stage and were subsequently joined by Nike CEO Mark Parker where they discussed the inception of […]