Danny Lyon – The Bikeriders

Photography // Friday, June 27, 2014
Documenting the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club between the years 1963 – 1967, photojournalist Danny Lyon immersed himself within the scene of biker culture. For four years Lyon travelled the landscapes of the United States of America, capturing scenes of races, long distance rides, meets and informal gatherings in raw black and white images. 

A look inside Danny Lyon's "The Seventh Dog" published by Phaidon

Photography // Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Most people are introduced to Danny Lyon’s work through his most known series Bikeriders, which is our favorite, but that’s really just the surface of his extensive body of work. Over the past 5 decades this photographer has ventured on the road through a number of cultures, immersing himself in the lives of the subjects he photographed and Phaidon has published The Seventh Dog to serve as a monograph or retrospective photo book of this endeavor.

Danny Lyon "Murals and Montages" @ Edwynn Houk Gallery, NYC

Photography // Friday, January 10, 2014
Edwynn Houk Gallery is pleased to exhibit thirteen limited edition 30 x 40 inch enlargement prints by Danny Lyon. The exhibition highlights a cross-section of his celebrated career of the past fifty years and it is the first time his work is being presented in this mural size. The exhibition opened this past Thursday, January 9th and runs through Saturday, February 15, with a reception for the artist on Saturday, January 11th from 2 – 4 pm.

Classic "A" Train graffiti photo by Danny Lyon

Graffiti // Sunday, May 05, 2013
Wonderful photograph taken by Danny Lyon with “A” train graffiti in the background. Taken in the summer 1974 at Lynch Park in Brooklyn.

'The Biker' from Levi's Vintage Clothing @ Levi's Flagship SF

Tattoo // Friday, November 16, 2012
Last night, Levi's Vintage Clothing launched an exhibition called "The Biker with Oil and Leather & The Bikeriders" at the flashship store in downtown San Francisco. Featuring 21 painted motorcycle jackets from 13 international artists--many of whom are tattoo artists as well--and documents and photographs from Danny Lyon's "The Bikeriders," the show pays homage to the American biker legacy. We've got info (and pictures!) after the jump.

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