ART + DESIGN

The Motorcycle Portraits: Michael LaFountain

The Motorcycle Portraits is a project by photographer/filmmaker David Goldman, who travels the world making documentaries, and takes time out to interview interesting people in the motorcycle scene, wherever he might be.  The result is a single exemplary photo, a geolocation of his subject, and a transcribed interview.  The audio of his interviews can be found on The Motorcycle Portraits website. The following Motorcycle Portraits session is with Michael LaFountain of Raccia Motorcycles.  Raccia builds sleek cafe racers that often mimic…

Art X Moto: Larry Poons and Big D Cycle

Keith Martin of Big D Cycle explains his relationship to legendary abstract…

Max Hazan and the HMW Vincent

All Max's bikes are ambitious and beautifully made, but the HMW Vincent is…

Décor Motor: Spinzi Wheels in the Spice

Tommaso Spinzi brings wheels into a 1716 Baroque palazzo in Turin to celebrate…

Jack Leong and the Ace-Hy M.C. Archive

Everywhere Jack Leong went, he brought a camera, including when riding his…

Walt Siegl: High Performance Attaché

Walt Siegl's career arc is unique, from art-school dropout in Austria, to…

The Roads Less Traveled: Bernard Testemale

Bernard Testemale's extraordinary wet plate portraits are on exhibit at RAW…

Valen Zhou: The Railway Engineer

Valen Zhou spent whole nights working on his second custom motorcycle, to…

Hugo Eccles and the XP Zero

The XP Zero is a superb piece of design: it retains traditional styling cues,…

A Suzuki Hayabusa from Paper

Like meditation, the art of modeling is a kind of prayer, and the ultimate…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Shinya Kimura

Shinya Kimura is the legendary motorcycle artisan who first came to worldwide…