Damien Hirst and Ai Weiwei Bicycles up for auction in charity gala at London’s ICA
Among the lots on auction at London’s Institute of Contemporary Art’s annual fundraising gala are 13 customized bicycles, created by artists including Damien Hirst, Ai Weiwei, and Jake and Dinos Chapman. The auction is one of the centrepieces of the ICA’s psychedelica night on 29 March, which also includes music, dance and performances from artists such as the Shunt theatre collective.
The auction lots, made possible with donations from London bike shop Velorution and Made.com are available for preview from today until the 27th March in the Upper Galleries at the ICA on London’s Mall.
It is expected that the lots by some of the artists – who include some of global art’s biggest living names – will fetch upwards of £20,000 ($32,000).
Tickets to the event are £95 and, if you feel like splashing out on a colourful new ride, can be purchased here.
Click below for a gallery of some of the bikes on sale.