ART + DESIGN

Moto Major: Italy Reinvents the Motorcycle

During the long history of the motorcycle, very few designers have managed to realize exceptional fantasies as production motorcycles: they almost always remain as prototypes, left to us as beguiling 'what ifs'.  Such is the fate of the fantastic Moto Major, created in 1947 by Piedmontese engineer Salvatore Maiorca, which never ceases to create a stir.  The Moto Major has been featured in BikeExif, voted Best of Show at the Concorso Eleganza Villa d'Este in 2018, and is currently presented (from this November 29, to March 30, 2020) at the...

Through Jodi’s Eyes

Jodi Johnson has the hardest job in racing: the wife of a professional flat...

Auerberg Klassik 2019: Uwe Rattay

Is the bi-annual Auerberg Klassik hillclimb the finest vintage motorcycle event...

Martin Chambi: “I Am Not Hispanic: I am Pre-Hispanic.”

Photographer Martin Chambi was the first native Peruvian to document his people,...

‘Shared Lady Beetle’: the Sweetest Rebuke

Beijing's LUO Studio designed an evocative, hand-fabricated mobile children's...

Selling Speed

The motorcycle industry has always 'sold speed' as a primary impulse, while...

Oberdan Bezzi: Analog Designer for the Digital Age

Oberdan Bezzi is famous on the internet as an independent motorcycle designer,...

Heidi Zumbrun on Exhibit

Heidi Zumbrun's compelling photos of moto and surf culture seen recently at the...

Denis Sire

NSFW! Legendary French motoring cartoonist Denis Sire has died. Famous for his...

Tom Sachs: ‘The Pack’

Acclaimed conceptual artist Tom Sachs has a new exhibit at Vito Schnabel Gallery...

The Art of the Motorcycle: The Wrapped Vespa

'You're an outrage!' How Christo's 'Wrapped Vespa' almost got into the Art of...