Michael Kagan

Born 1980, Virginia Beach. Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.



Michael Kagan holds a BA from George Washington University and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art, where he completed an additional postgraduate fellowship in 2006. Kagan’s work has been the subject of a great number of solo shows, including Moonwalkers at Almine Rech in Paris, France, and I Was There When It Happened at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach, VA. His work is held in many public collections, including Maki Collection in Tokyo, Japan; Hall Collection in Reading, VT, USA; Gemini Trust Company in New York, NY, USA; Founders Fund in San Francisco, CA, USA; and the Maezawa Collection, Chiba, Japan, among others. He has worked on a number of successful commercial projects, including a collaboration with Pharrell Williams, and an award-winning album cover for White Lies’ album Big TV.