NEWSText: mariko takei

“Vital to the Core”, Ed Ruscha, 2009 © Ed Ruscha, Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery

NIKE and Lance Armstrong unite to launch STAGES, a global art exhibition to raise funds and awarness in the fight against cancer.

Over twenty renowned artists have donated their time and creativity to express the LIVESTRONG message and raise funds for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, which is committed to inspiring and empowering people affected by cancer. The exhibition opens at the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris before traveling to the United States this fall. All work is available for purchase with proceeds directly benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

Participating artists: Cai Guo-Qiang, Rosson Crow, Jules de Balincourt, Dzine, Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, Andreas Gursky, Kaws, Geoff McFetridge, Barry McGee, Jin Meyerson, Yoshitomo Nara, Catherine Opie, José Parlà, Raymond Pettibon, Lari Pittman, Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, Kenny Scharf, Taryn Simon, Eric White, Robert Wilson, Christopher Wool, Aaron Young…

Date: July 17th – August 8th, 2009
Place: Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
Address: 76 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 42 16 79 79

Text: mariko takei

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