ART + DESIGN

Denis Sire

Legendary motoring artist Denis Sire, champion of inserting fantastical pinup girls into historical situations, has died.  His work is well known to a generation who came of age in the 1980s, during the second wave of Rocker style, when Sire was already well established as an artist and musician in France, and his work was exposed worldwide in popular magazines. Sire was born in 1953 at Saint Nazaire on the Atlantic coast, and studied art in Paris at ‘L’Ecole des Arts Appliqués. His work is most familiar to 1980s readers of Playboy and...

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...

Death By Cocteau

In 1949, Jean Cocteau invented the 'Dark Rider' image in his film 'Orphée', and...

Martin Squires: Jake De Rosier at 90mph

Vintagent Contributor Martin Squires interprets a hair-raising 1911 interview...

Motorcycle Specials: Maurice Brierley’s Methamon

Artist Martin Squires brings his paints when he visits Maurice Brierley’s wild...

2018 London Bike Shed Show

The Bike Shed London custom motorcycle show is the largest 'alt.custom' show in...

Art and the Motorcycle (2): The Futurists

The Futurists were the only Modern Art movement to explore the motorcycle as...

A Conversation with Olivier Mosset

Artist Olivier Mosset displayed his white monochrome paintings with choppers at...

100 Years Ago: Harley-Davidson Military Testing in 1918

In 1918, Harley-Davidson motorcycles and sidecars were shown off for inspectors...