Artists on Their Bicycles New York: 2010 Calendar

Swiss Institute, New York / USA

December 15, 2009

2010 Calendar
Artists on Their Bicycles New York


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Forty years after Joe Goode’s legendary calendar LA Artists in Their Cars (1969), the East Coast strikes back. Artists on Their Bicycles New York establishes a new connection between artists and mobility, portraying them with their eco-friendly vehicles. Swiss photographer Lukas Wassmann, commissioned by Emma Reeves and Gianni Jetzer for the Swiss Institute, captures vibrant everyday scenes. Some artists navigate the Manhattan grid as urban flaneurs, while others take advantage of biking as an effective means of transportation. This limited edition project harnesses the artistic will to operate outside the lanes of constraint.

Format 12″ x 14.375″
Limited Edition of 500, numbered
Price: 45 USD
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January Philip-Lorca diCorcia
February Collier Schorr
March Ugo Rondinone
April Richard Phillips
May Amy Granat
June Rainer Ganahl
July Rita Ackermann + Aurel Schmidt
August NN
September Maurizio Cattelan
October Ryan McGinley
November Pierre Huyghe
December David Byrne + Cindy Sherman

Editors Emma Reeves and Gianni Jetzer for Swiss Institute
Photography Lukas Wassmann
Design Li, Inc.
Thanks to all the artists for their time and support
Publisher Swiss Institute / Contemporary Art, New York

About Swiss Institute / Contemporary Art New York
Swiss Institute / Contemporary Art is a not-for-profit contemporary art gallery operating in New York City since 1986. As a truly international space for contemporary art, we occupy an ambitious, boundary-crossing role in NYC, fostering interaction between American, Swiss and European artists and audiences. Our institution works like a European Kunsthalle, presenting cutting-edge art within a forward-thinking intellectual framework. Because we have no collection and no responsibilities to the art market, all our energy goes towards the realization of artistic and curatorial projects. An additional vital part of our programming is an ambitious series of events creating crucial opportunities to weave contemporary art into the fabric of everyday life.

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Image credit: September Maurizio Cattelan