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Stages - Nyc

Date: October 30 2009

By: Sneaker Freaker

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STAGES finally makes its way to NYC, showcasing a host of talented artists as they raise awareness for Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG campaign. It all goes down at Deitch Projects in NYC from October 31st-November 21st with all artwork available for purchase. All proceeds from each piece sold will go towards benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation. Check out more from the Paris launch here and get a full taste test of what you'll see here.

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PRESS RELEASE

Lance Armstrong and Nike united earlier this year to launch the global art exhibition STAGES. Inspired by Lance and his 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 empowering people affected by cancer. The result is a unique celebration of human potential bringing together art, philanthropy and sport. The work of each artist is available for purchase with proceeds directly benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

The show features some of the world's most accomplished and promising international artists, including Ed Ruscha, Cai-Guo Qiang, Richard Prince, Catherine Opie, KAWS, Eric White, José Parlá, Christopher Wool, Tom Sachs, Dzine, and Rosson Crow. After its debut in Paris at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in July during the Tour de France, STAGES will have its official New York opening hosted by Deitch Projects on October 30, 2009. In New York, the Brazilian artists Os Gemeos, also known as "The Twins", Futura, legendary for his contributions to early NYC graffiti culture, and the enigmatic 3-D painter, Dustin Yellin, have all created unique works that join the exhibition.

STAGES will be open to the public in New York: October 31 through November 21, 2009. The show will move to Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach in early December.

Deitch Projects
489 Broome St.
New York, NY 10013
TEL: 212.343.7300
Gallery hours: Tue-Sat, 12-6pm
[email protected]
www.deitch.com
www.stages09.com

Image Credit
Cai Guo-Qiang
"Tree With Yellow Blossoms"
Gunpowder on paper, mounted on wood
As a for-panel folding screen. 230cmx310cm.
@Cai Cuo-Qiang


Contributing Artists
Cai Guo-Qiang, Rosson Crow, Jules De Balincourt, Dzine, Shepard Fairey, Futura, Andreas Gursky, KAWS, Geoff McFetridge, Yoshitomo Nara, Catherine Opie, Os Gemeos, José Parlá, Raymond Pettibon, Lari Pittman, Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, Kenny Scharf, Eric White, Christopher Wool, Dustin Yellin, Aaron Young

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