Trek Madone by Damien Hirst: bicycle as art

The bicycle is a piece of modern art. As a piece of design it’s unrivalled in the 20th Century for its purity of form.

Lance Armstrong has been riding a who bunch of beautifully decalled bikes through his comeback season. Putting aside all other sentiments, the Damien Hirst decorated one is among the most beautiful pieces of bike art I have ever seen.

Side Profile

It’s part of the stages project: Find out more about the Stages Project on the Trek Bikes site

Video interview via Hypebeast with KAWS, another one of the artists involved

KAWS – STAGES PORTRAITS BY LA MJC from La MJC on Vimeo.

At the occasion of Stages art show opening in Paris, La MJC had the chance to interview most of the artists.

First chapter, a conversation with Brian Donnelly aka KAWS



I’m in Paris this weekend and really want to go and check out the Stages Exhibition at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin which runs until 8 August 2009.

Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

76 rue de Turenne 75003 Paris

T : +33 (0)1 42 16 79 79

Gallery hours: Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm

I’ll try and remember my camera and grab some pictures.

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