Stages exhibition, Paris
Art as a force for positive change is currently receiving a very literal manifestation at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. In a project sponsored by Nike, more than 20 of the world’s leading artists, including Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, Andreas Gursky and Tom Sachs, have each created a brand new work inspired by survivorship. The exhibition is called Stages and all proceeds go to Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong Global Cancer Campaign.
See more work from the Stages09 show at the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris
The exercise of a themed commission for such a diverse group of leading creatives is one that doesn’t happen too often. As such ’Stages’ is more than just a roundabout opportunity to support a charity, and more than an opportunity to see a group of big names under one roof, it’s an exploration of how different artists with different visions, techniques and media, from around the world, tackle a themed commission.