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Les Bikes de Bois Rond, Gavin Turk

participate in a unique work of art at this year's Frieze...

Les Bikes de Bois Rond, Gavin Turk
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One of the (in)famous Young British Artists, Gavin Turk is renowned for putting himself at the centre of his works, casting himself in the images of cultural icons like Che Guevara and Sid Vicious, this time it’s your turn to be the art – as the conceptual artist presents Les Bikes de Bois Rond (2010) as part of this year’s Frieze Art Fair Sculpture Park. Turk has created 15 bicycles in homage to André Cadere’s famous Barres de Bois Rond – long poles of cylindrical, multi-coloured wooden blocks – that will be available for visitors to ride around the inner circle of Regent’s Park. In a rather lovely twist, upon returning the bicycles, participants will receive a signed certificate from Turk that declares them as an authentic work of art…

Les Bikes de Bois Rond, Gavin Turk
Les Bikes de Bois Rond, Gavin Turk

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