Open main menu

Michael Kagan is a Brooklyn-based artist.

Michael Kagan (artist)
Add a Photo
Born1980 (age 40–41)
Virginia Beach
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Education
  • BA
  • MFA
Alma mater
  • The George Washington University
  • New York Academy of Art
OccupationArtist

Biography

Born in 1980 in Virginia Beach, Michael Kagan received his BA from The George Washington University and MFA from New York Academy of Art, where he also completed a postgraduate fellowship in 2005.[1]

Kagan has exhibited worldwide in group and solo exhibitions including an upcoming exhibition at Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2021)[2]; Bill Brady Gallery, Miami, FL, USA (2018)[3]; and a recent solo exhibition at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art[4], Virginia Beach, VA, USA (2019/2020).

Kagan’s work is in the private collections of the Hall Art Foundation[5], Reading, VT, USA; Maki Collection[6], Tokyo, Japan; amongst others.

Special projects include a painting commission from The Smithsonian[7][8], an apparel collaboration with Pharrell Williams[9] and the Billionaire Boys Club, and album cover artwork for The White Lies album Big TV which won an Art Vinyl award for Best Art Vinyl, 2013[10]. A recent monograph of his work was released in 2019 by ARTBOOK | DAP.

Reference

  1. "Michael Kagan". Over the Influence. 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  2. "Michael Kagan". Over the Influence. 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  3. "Michael Kagan - We Have Felt The Ground Shake". BILL BRADY MIAMI. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  4. "You are being redirected..." virginiamoca.org. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  5. "Michael Kagan - Collection - Hall Art Foundation". www.hallartfoundation.org. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  6. "Artists | MAKI". Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  7. "Contact Light". National Air and Space Museum. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  8. "Michael Kagan's Space-Based Paintings Explore the Fatalistic Power of Manmade Machinery". Colossal. 2015-08-25. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  9. "Pharrell x Michael Kagan Collaborate For Billionaire Boys Club". Vibe. 2013-03-08. Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  10. "Spaceman art wins record cover prize". BBC News. 2014-01-03. Retrieved 2020-09-29.

External links