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[September 28 2016] : "In the world of racing - in addition to be a cider passenger I was an expert on decorating and painting motorcycles and helmets. Of course it's world that - as long as you survive it- gives you extraordinary strength. It's a grand behavioral school. If you make a mistake in racing, you pay for it by being injured or killed, not like in art, where you can just change and try something else. When I had my first exhibition in New York [at the gallery O.K. Harris in 1971], the gallery owner talked to me about the extremely harsh competition among artists, and that made me laugh. As soon as I showed him some photographs of my sidecar races, he understood". Read the full interview with Italian artist #GianniPiacentino by #mauriziocattelan in collaboration with #martapapini in our latest purple issue #purplediary

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[September 28 2016] : Night

Olivier Zahm with legendary singer Jacques Dutronc at the Etam 100th Anniversary party at Centre Pompidou, Paris

Olivier Zahm with legendary singer Jacques Dutronc at the Etam 100th Anniversary party at Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Photo Olivier Zahm

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