ART + DESIGN

The Motorcycle Portraits: J Shia

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 J Shia, whose work and motorcycle customization shop Madhouse Motors has been featured everywhere…

Art and the Motorcycle (3): Linocuts for the Future!

‘Speedway’ is perhaps the most Modernist motorcycle image of all, with the…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Michael LaFountain

I look down and there's a motorcycle grip sticking out of the ground! I started…

Max Hazan and the HMW Vincent

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

Electric Revolutionaries: JT Nesbitt Interviewed

JT Nesbitt's remarkable career includes designing motorcycles for Confederate…

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,…