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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. These sculptures, Lagasse makes them red, blue, purple or even yellow - but they all keep the metallic finish that is unique to aluminium. "Making art with $1" is therefore quite an art.


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Sculpture, One Dollar Black, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Black

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 15 x 38 x 5 cm Sculpture - 5.9 x 15 x 2 inch

$1,362 $1,226

Print, Art Dollar 40, Karl Lagasse

Art Dollar 40

Karl Lagasse

Print - 44.9 x 29.9 x 1.9 cm Print - 17.7 x 11.8 x 0.7 inch

$567

Painting, Resurrection III, Karl Lagasse

Resurrection III

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Sculpture, One Dollar Gold, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Gold

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 15 x 38 x 5 cm Sculpture - 5.9 x 15 x 2 inch

$1,362 $1,226

Print, Art Dollar 37, Karl Lagasse

Art Dollar 37

Karl Lagasse

Print - 44.9 x 29.9 x 1.9 cm Print - 17.7 x 11.8 x 0.7 inch

$567

Print, Art Dollar 35, Karl Lagasse

Art Dollar 35

Karl Lagasse

Print - 44.9 x 29.9 x 1.9 cm Print - 17.7 x 11.8 x 0.7 inch

$567

Print, Art Dollar 38, Karl Lagasse

Art Dollar 38

Karl Lagasse

Print - 44.9 x 29.9 x 1.9 cm Print - 17.7 x 11.8 x 0.7 inch

$567

Sculpture, One Dollar Tree Bark, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Tree Bark

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 45 x 19 x 0.4 cm Sculpture - 17.7 x 7.5 x 0.2 inch

$5,107

Sculpture, ONE DOLLAR Rouge, Karl Lagasse

ONE DOLLAR Rouge

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 39 x 17 x 0.1 cm Sculpture - 15.4 x 6.7 x 0 inch

$2,043

Sculpture, One dollar green hope, Karl Lagasse

One dollar green hope

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 16.5 x 38 x 7 cm Sculpture - 6.5 x 15 x 2.8 inch

$2,837 $2,554

Sculpture, One Dollar XXL, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar XXL

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 200 x 120 x 2 cm Sculpture - 78.7 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$22,698

Sculpture, One Dollar Black One Way, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Black One Way

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 38 x 16.5 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 15 x 6.5 x 0.1 inch

$1,816

Sculpture, Bronze Kriptogram, Karl Lagasse

Bronze Kriptogram

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 44 x 12 x 12 cm Sculpture - 17.3 x 4.7 x 4.7 inch

$107,817

Painting, 3D, Karl Lagasse

3D

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Painting, Street Life, Karl Lagasse

Street Life

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Painting, Je t'aime seigneur, Karl Lagasse

Je t'aime seigneur

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Painting, Full Sun, Karl Lagasse

Full Sun

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Painting, Son Soon, Karl Lagasse

Son Soon

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Painting, Son Soon, Karl Lagasse

Son Soon

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Painting, Resurrection VII, Karl Lagasse

Resurrection VII

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$5,675

Sculpture, One Dollar Bleu Royal, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Bleu Royal

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 38 x 16 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 15 x 6.3 x 0.1 inch

$1,816

Print, Lithographie Store Housse Blue, Karl Lagasse

Lithographie Store Housse Blue

Karl Lagasse

Print - 46.5 x 32 x 0.1 cm Print - 18.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch

$2,156

Print, Lithographie Store Housse Pink Gold, Karl Lagasse

Lithographie Store Housse Pink Gold

Karl Lagasse

Print - 46.5 x 32 x 0.1 cm Print - 18.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch

$2,156

Print, Lithographie Store Housse Gold, Karl Lagasse

Lithographie Store Housse Gold

Karl Lagasse

Print - 46.5 x 32 x 0.1 cm Print - 18.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch

$2,156

Sculpture, One Dollar Roll Silver, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Roll Silver

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 5 x 30 x 5 cm Sculpture - 2 x 11.8 x 2 inch

$1,805

Sculpture, One Dollar Rolls Bleu Electrique, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rolls Bleu Electrique

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 40 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 2 x 2 inch

$908

Sculpture, One Dollar ondulé Karl Lagasse Pink & blue, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar ondulé Karl Lagasse Pink & blue

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 39 x 18 x 2 cm Sculpture - 15.4 x 7.1 x 0.8 inch

$1,021

Sculpture, One Dollar ondulé Karl Lagasse Gold & Black, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar ondulé Karl Lagasse Gold & Black

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 39 x 18 x 2 cm Sculpture - 15.4 x 7.1 x 0.8 inch

$1,021

Sculpture, One Dollar super gold, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar super gold

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 39.5 x 17.5 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 15.6 x 6.9 x 0.1 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, One Dollar Gold Pink, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Gold Pink

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 39.5 x 17.5 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 15.6 x 6.9 x 0.1 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, One Dollar Rols gold pink, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rols gold pink

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 40.5 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.9 x 2 x 2 inch

$1,475

Sculpture, One Dollar Rols Blue, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rols Blue

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 40.5 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.9 x 2 x 2 inch

$1,475

Sculpture, One Dollar Rols Black & White, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rols Black & White

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 40.5 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.9 x 2 x 2 inch

$2,156

Painting, I love you, Karl Lagasse

I love you

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$22,698

Sculpture, One Dollar Green Hope, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Green Hope

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 38 x 16 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15 x 6.3 x 2 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, One Dollar Blue Maldives, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Blue Maldives

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 38 x 16 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15 x 6.3 x 2 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, One Dollar Rolls Red Tokyo, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rolls Red Tokyo

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 40 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 2 x 2 inch

$908

Sculpture, One dollar black silver, Karl Lagasse

One dollar black silver

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 39.5 x 17.5 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 15.6 x 6.9 x 0.1 inch

$1,361

Painting, Just one, Karl Lagasse

Just one

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

Painting, Je taime 1/1, Karl Lagasse

Je taime 1/1

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

Painting, Just lord, Karl Lagasse

Just lord

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

Painting, Jesus is Lord, Karl Lagasse

Jesus is Lord

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 40 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

Painting, Si il suo amore e per sempre, Karl Lagasse

Si il suo amore e per sempre

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$22,698

Print, Jesus Is Lord Blue Litho, Karl Lagasse

Jesus Is Lord Blue Litho

Karl Lagasse

Print - 46 x 32 x 0.1 cm Print - 18.1 x 12.6 x 0 inch

$1,702

Print, Store House Red Litho, Karl Lagasse

Store House Red Litho

Karl Lagasse

Print - 42.5 x 31 x 0.1 cm Print - 16.7 x 12.2 x 0 inch

$1,702

Print, Store House Blue Litho, Karl Lagasse

Store House Blue Litho

Karl Lagasse

Print - 46 x 32 x 0.1 cm Print - 18.1 x 12.6 x 0 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, One Dollar Rolls Purple, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rolls Purple

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 40 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 2 x 2 inch

$908

Sculpture, One Dollar Chrome, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Chrome

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 51 x 21 x 2 cm Sculpture - 20.1 x 8.3 x 0.8 inch

$25,536

Painting, I love you lord forever, Karl Lagasse

I love you lord forever

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$22,698

Sculpture, One Dollar USA To Rob a Bank (Red Ed), Karl Lagasse

One Dollar USA To Rob a Bank (Red Ed)

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 34 x 15 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 13.4 x 5.9 x 0.1 inch

$2,951

Sculpture, One Dollar Rouge Mat, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar Rouge Mat

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 16.5 x 39.5 x 0.2 cm Sculpture - 6.5 x 15.6 x 0.1 inch

$2,610

Sculpture, One Dollar black aluminium 2 mètres, Karl Lagasse

One Dollar black aluminium 2 mètres

Karl Lagasse

Sculpture - 200 x 90 x 6 cm Sculpture - 78.7 x 35.4 x 2.4 inch

$510,710

Painting, Je t'aime, Karl Lagasse

Je t'aime

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,610

Painting, I love you Lord, Karl Lagasse

I love you Lord

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,610

Painting, Etude 41, Karl Lagasse

Etude 41

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$10,214

Painting, Si il suo amore e per Sempre, Karl Lagasse

Si il suo amore e per Sempre

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$17,024

Painting, Painting "Je T'Aime", Karl Lagasse

Painting "Je T'Aime"

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 40 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$67,538

Painting, Je t'aime, Karl Lagasse

Je t'aime

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

Painting, Save your life, Karl Lagasse

Save your life

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

Painting, One way, Karl Lagasse

One way

Karl Lagasse

Painting - 40 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$11,349

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What is Karl Lagasse’s artistic movement?
The artistic movements of the artists are: Pop Culture Street Artists, Industrial-Style Assembly
When was Karl Lagasse born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1981