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Almine Rech

Michael Kagan Victory Lap

May 22 — Jun 22, 2024 | Monaco

Opening on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 from 6 to 8 pm

Almine Rech Monaco is pleased to present Victory LapMichael Kagan's fourth solo exhibition with the gallery, on view from May 22 to June 22, 2024.

Michael Kagan through his work is paying homage to the ultimate heroes of our time.
Astronauts, supersonic fighter jet pilots and, as in this stunning exhibition at Almine Rech, Formula 1 racing car drivers.

The subjects of his spectacular paintings and sculptures are superhumans who brave all obstacles and fears in their obsessive and passionate pursuit of records, speed, excellence, and victory. In doing so they put their own lives on a razor’s edge and galvanize millions of motorsport fans lovers around the globe. Their multicolored helmets and racing outfits further emphasize their status as superheroes. […]

— Simon de Pury

Michael Kagan will donate Schumacher II, 2024, to amfAR for the Cannes gala in 2024.

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Selected artworks

  • Michael Kagan,                                      Verstappen, 2024

    Michael Kagan Verstappen, 2024

    Oil on linen

    61 x 61 cm
    24 x 24 in


  • Michael Kagan,                                      Leclerc, 2024

    Michael Kagan Leclerc, 2024

    Oil on linen
    101.6 x 76.2 cm
    40 x 30 in