Vladimir Kagan

German, 1927 - 2016

Thanks to a career that spanned nearly seventy years, Vladimir Kagan is considered one of the most prolific designers of the twentieth century. Born in Germany in 1927, Kagan, the son Illi Kagan, a master cabinetmaker, emigrated to the United States in 1938. After studying Architecture at Columbia University, Kagan started working at his father’s woodworking shop, where he learned the fundamentals of furniture making. Kagan opened his first shop in New York in 1948 and attracted many high-profile clients, including Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, and Andy Warhol. Known for his flowing, biomorphic designs, Kagan brought a distinct sensuality to modern design. Some of his most iconic designs include the Serpentine Sofa and his curvilinear rocking chairs. Kagan’s works are in the permanent collections of a number of major museums, including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. Kagan died in 2016 at the age of 88. He remained actively involved in his company throughout his life.  

   
 

Vladimir Kagan Set of Opposing Serpentine... H 31 in W 96 in D 42 in $ 38,000
Vladimir Kagan Pair of Vladimir Kagan... H 36 in W 30 in D 30 in $ 3,500
Vladimir Kagan Curved Sofa by Vladimir... H 31 in W 96 in D 40 in $ 18,500
Vladimir Kagan Large Scale Serpentine Sofa... H 31 in W 138 in D 46 in $ 32,000
Vladimir Kagan Large Scale Serpentine Sofa... H 30 in W 140 in D 62 in $ 32,000
Vladimir Kagan Kagan "176 SC Floating... H 29 in W 83 in D 49 in $ 45,000
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan bench from... H 11.81 in W 70.87 in D 15.75 in $ 3,500
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Coffee Table H 14 in W 20 in D 66 in $ 7,800
Vladimir Kagan Modernist Fully Upholstered... H 30 in W 32 in D 63 in $ 1,950
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan "... H 16 in W 34 in D 34 in $ 15,000
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Walnut Frame... H 30 in W 26 in D 24 in $ 8,800
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Serpentine... H 30 in W 140 in D 62 in
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Nightstands... H 22 in W 28 in D 16 in $ 18,000
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Serpentine Sofa H 29 in W 105 in D 29 in $ 21,000
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Omnibus... H 36 in W 180 in D 104 in $ 12,500
Vladimir Kagan Rare Early Armed 'Key&... H 32 in W 88 in D 36 in $ 10,500
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan "Deco... H 31 in W 68 in D 30 in $ 12,500
Vladimir Kagan Stunning Vladimir Kagan... H 15 in W 43 in D 43 in $ 5,250
Vladimir Kagan Gorgeous Vladimir Kagan... H 29 in W 94 in D 48 in $ 14,500
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Rare... H 23 in W 23 in D 23 in
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Wave Lounge... H 31 in W 35 in D 36 in $ 2,600
Vladimir Kagan 'Cloud' Sofa H 32 in W 98 in D 16 in
Vladimir Kagan Set of Opposing Serpentine... H 31 in W 96 in D 42 in
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