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 Vladimir Kagan burl and... H 26 in W 26 in D 26 in $ 4,400
Vladimir Kagan VLADIMIR KAGAN CLOUD SOFA H 30 in W 98 in D 40 in $ 16,000
Vladimir Kagan Pedestal Chair by Vladimir... H 33 in W 21 in D 24 in $ 9,500
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Cloud ... H 32 in W 98 in D 42 in $ 6,800
Vladimir Kagan Pair of Sculpted Walnut and... H 23 in DIA 30 in $ 3,800
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Swivel... H 30 in W 34 in D 34 in $ 5,650
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Serpentine... H 28 in W 92 in D 47 in $ 16,450
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan Crescent Chair H 32 in W 36 in D 32 in $ 8,500
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan cabinet H 31 in W 83 in D 20 in $ 14,000
Vladimir Kagan Vladimir Kagan “Erica”... H 33 in W 65 in D 26 in $ 14,000
Vladimir Kagan Mohair Cloud Sofa on Walnut... H 31 in W 94 in D 40 in $ 18,500
Vladimir Kagan Set of Opposing Serpentine... H 31 in W 96 in D 42 in
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
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
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