Wake N' Watch: Lance Armstrong x Nike STAGES All-Star Art Show

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After retiring from cycling in 2005, Lance Armstrong decided to come back for this year's Tour De France strictly to raise awareness for his LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Campaign. You've seen the bevvy of sneaker releases from Nike, and now the duo has teamed up again for the all-star STAGES art benefit at the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. Some familiar faces who made pieces especially for the show include KAWS, Shepard Fairey, Yoshitomo Nara, Dzine, José Parlá, Ed Ruscha, Geoff McFetridge, Tom Sachs and Cai Guo-Qiang (there are 20 in all).

The STAGES show opens to the public today, and Nike dropped a few videos to give you an inside look. The video above is an introduction hosted by Lance and Nike President Mark Parker, and the video embedded below is focused on Shepard Fairey's piece inspired by 30-year-old cancer survivor Jessica Ikenberry...

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[Videos via Hypebeast]

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