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Karl Lagasse

Born in: 1981 France

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Karl Lagasse

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Born into an family of artists in 1981 in Paris, Karl Lagasse is a French artist and sculptor. From a young age he began experimenting with plastic arts, in particular collages with his mother when he was 7 years old. At that age, he met the French sculptor César Baldaccini (1921 - 1998). The latter pushed him to pursue an artistic path. A few years later, he explored another means of expression by creating numerous pieces of graffiti in the Parisian metro. Under the guidance of the artist Yvaral Vasarely (1934 - 2002), son of Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely (1906 - 1997), Karl Lagasse incorporated his tags into his collages.  

Karl Lagasse's artistic career began in 1996, when at the age of 15 he sold his first work in Antwerp. In 2003, Karl organised his first exhibition in Paris in which he exhibited works combining painting and collage techniques. His first solo exhibition took place in 2006. During this exhibition, he presented his famous "Buildings" at the Isy Brachot gallery in Brussels. 

2009 was to be the artist's breakthrough year. Indeed, Lagasse gained notoriety thanks to his "One Dollar" sculptures and was ranked among the top ten sculptors in the world under 30 by Artprice. In 2012, the artist was named one of the top fifty contemporary artists who were inspired by American icons. The same year, Lagasse created the sculpture "Building". This bronze sculpture was created for the 65th Cannes Film Festival and represents the history of the festival. 

During 2014, the artist was contacted by Maserati for a collaboration to celebrate the Italian brand's centenary and the worldwide launch of the new Ghibli12. A year later, Karl Lagasse and Maserati once again collaborated together on a monumental installation entitled "A Piece of Heaven on Earth". The work consists of a Maserati covered with white plastic film and a statue of Jesus Christ, whose feet are covered in a number of "One Dollar" sculptures. The latter represents the repayment of humanity's greatest debt.

More recently, at the Art Paris Art Fair in 2016, the President of the Republic François Hollande personally congratulated the artist on the success of his work "One Dollar", a bronze sculpture measuring two metres high displayed in the Grand Palais.

In 2017, Karl Lagasse created the trophy for the winners of the 43rd edition of the Deauville American Film Festival.

Best known for his "One dollar" sculpture, his "Buildings" are inspired by New York skyscrapers. Moreover, they are constructed as points of reflection on his personality and on the world around him. Karl Lagasse's works are inspired by both the American world and his personal need to "build himself, to elevate himself". His works are the result of his admiration for the United States. In addition, his "One Dollar" illustrates for the artist what can be made with only one dollar. "Making art with $1" is therefore quite an art.

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Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One Dollar bronze, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar bronze, 2015
19.7 x 8.7 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$28,916

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar red, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar red, 2015
5.1 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
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$1,099

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Karl Lagasse

One dollar roll gold, 2018
11.8 x 2 x 2 inch
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$2,198

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2013
16.5 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$4,627

Karl Lagasse, One dollar original, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar original, 2019
8.3 x 17.5 x 0.1 inch
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$2,429

Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One Dollar Roll Silver, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Roll Silver, 2019
11.8 x 1.4 x 1.8 inch
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$2,082

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Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Roll Gold, 2019
11.8 x 1.4 x 1.8 inch
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$2,082

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Black, 2019
9.8 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
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$2,429

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar Orange - Horizontal, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Orange - Horizontal, 2017
28.3 x 63 x 0.1 inch
Sculpture

$11,451

Karl Lagasse, Dollar Bill Blue, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

Dollar Bill Blue, 2016
8.3 x 23.6 x 0 inch
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$2,174

Karl Lagasse, Dollar Bill Gold, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

Dollar Bill Gold, 2016
8.3 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
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$2,174

Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One Dollar XXL, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar XXL, 2015
78.7 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
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$23,133

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2017
9.8 x 11 x 0.4 inch
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$1,742 $4,048

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar Purple, Sculpture

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One Dollar Purple, 2014
9.8 x 22.8 x 0.4 inch
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$1,272

Karl Lagasse, One dollar roll silver, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar roll silver, 2018
11.8 x 2 x 2 inch
Sculpture

$2,198

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2015
5.1 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$1,099

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2013
9.8 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$1,766

Karl Lagasse, Dollar Bill Green, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

Dollar Bill Green, 2016
8.3 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
Sculpture

$2,174

Karl Lagasse, Dollar Bill Red, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

Dollar Bill Red, 2016
8.3 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
Sculpture

$2,174

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar Bronze, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Bronze, 2018
8.7 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$21,976

Karl Lagasse, Rolled Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

Rolled Dollar, 2018
70.9 x 11.8 x 7.9 inch
Sculpture

$16,193

Karl Lagasse, One dollar original - 2018, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar original - 2018, 2018
28.3 x 63 x 0.4 inch
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$13,880

Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2018
8.7 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$40,482

Karl Lagasse, One dollar red, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar red, 2013
8.7 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$1,851

Karl Lagasse, One dollard red, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollard red, 2013
8.7 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
Sculpture

$1,851

Karl Lagasse, Dollar Bill Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

Dollar Bill Black, 2016
8.3 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
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Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One Dollar "red", Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar "red", 2015
5.1 x 11.4 x 0.4 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One dollar original, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar original, 2019
8.3 x 17.5 x 0.1 inch
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Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Black, 2018
9.8 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One dollar original, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar original, 2018
8.3 x 17.5 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One dollar original, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar original, 2018
8.3 x 17.5 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One dollar original, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar original, 2018
8.3 x 17.5 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Red, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Red, 2018
9.8 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Black, 2018
9.8 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Black, 2018
9.8 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Black, 2018
9.8 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - Black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - Black, 2018
9.8 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar - gravé Anodisé - noir, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar - gravé Anodisé - noir, 2017
9.8 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch
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Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar, 2010
35.4 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar, 2013
9.4 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One dollar black, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One dollar black, 2015
9.8 x 22.8 x 0.4 inch
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Our recommendations Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2019
27.6 x 66.9 x 0.4 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar Bronze, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Bronze, 2018
8.7 x 20.1 x 0.4 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar Blue - Horizontal, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Blue - Horizontal, 2018
28.3 x 63 x 0.6 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2011
4.7 x 11 x 0.4 inch
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Karl Lagasse, One Dollar, Sculpture

Karl Lagasse

One Dollar, 2013
39.4 x 16.5 x 0.4 inch
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Exposition American Dream

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Exposition American Dream
From November, 6 To December, 31 2019

Glamour & Luxury

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Glamour & Luxury
From April, 1 To April, 28 2019

Special week Christmas exhibition

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Special week Christmas exhibition
From December, 10 To December, 31 2018

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