Nike x LIVESTRONG – STAGES Global Art Exhibition NYC Opening | Event Recap

By - October 31st, 2009

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Situated at a temporary gallery space in the heart of SoHo, last evening marked the official opening of STAGES Global Art Exhibition in New York City. Curated by Nike and pro-cyclist Lance Armstrong’s Lance Armstrong Foundation, with assistance from Deitch Projects,   23 of the world’s leading contemporary artist, be it photographer, painter, or graffiti, contributed in this international event as a celebration of the human spirit and Armstrong’s triumph over cancer.   More importantly, the traveling exhibition, which first premiere in Paris during this year’s Tour de France, is to raise awareness on the continue struggle again the dreaded disease. As a commitment to this fight, all artworks will be auction off towards the end of the exhibition run, with 100% proceeds go towards the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

Last night’s opening event saw hundreds of art enthusiasts and well wishers, which includes Lance Armstrong himself and Nike CEO Mark Parker, joining the festivities. Also in attendance were some of the contributing artists, many flew in just for the occasion.   The exhibition is opening to the general public today, October 31st, and will last till Saturday, November 21st before moving on to Art Basel Miami Beach.

Nike x LIVESTRONG – STAGES Global Art Exhibition NYC
489 Broome Street | Map
New York NY 10013

Exhibition Date: October 31st (Saturday) – November 21st (Saturday)

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Gallery Owner Jeffrey Deitch (Deitch Projects) & Artist Kenny Scharf

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Nike CEO Mark Parker

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4 comments
jillian cruz
jillian cruz

I'm attending the Logan Real exhibits at the Pressiton Art Gallery on Dec 4th 6:00. Looks real exciting. Seen the stages in NYC...they were great cant miss the Logan Real exhibits at Basel as its only for the day they will be in the US. also, would love to get a pic with Kim kardashian at the gallery. XOX

Kim Larabee
Kim Larabee

Miami Artist Logan Real To Display 7 Town Shoe Collection During Art Basel. Originally unveiled on Sept 25th, 2009 at the University of Minnesota now come to Miami Beach. Join Logan Real in supporting Livestrong cause. WHEN: DEC 4th, 2009 / TIME: 6PM - 9PM LOCATION: PressitOn Art Gallery ADMISSION: FREE /Cocktails served www.loganreal.com All proceeds go to Livestrong campaign or make your donation directly at http://www.livestrong.org/site/c.khLXK1PxHmF/b.2661025/k.C0A6/Donate.htm

Tim
Tim

You have a picture artist Chris Mendoza listed as Doze Green

Noir
Noir

Nice pics. Can't wait to go check this out.