In the latest issue of Rouleur (Dec 2012) there is a review of a recent art show in Venice featuring the work of Jean Metzinger.

Metzinger was an artist at the turn of the 20th century, a contemporary of Cubists such as Picasso, Braque or Futurists such as Marinetti and Boccioni. Metzinger was drawn to the dynamism of cycling, and created several works depicting racing cyclists, both on the road and the track.

These are so far up my street they are practically knocking on my door asking for a cup of tea.


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