Erik Hagen

Location: New York, NY
Nationality: American
Biography: Erik Hagen is an American artist originally from Florida. His work has appeared in numerous group shows, both in the United States and internationally, and he was a selected participant in Review Santa Fe. He is interested in the ways in which... read on
An article in Don't Take Pictures Magazine about my Los Angeles work
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Dec 21, 2016

“Visitors often think of LA as a glamorous place where people with big dreams, big personalities, and big money live fabulous lives. Hagen’s photographs show a less glitzy and more somber side to the city. The black-and-white images contain the usual suspects—palm trees, billboards, and bright lights cutting through the night sky—but his decidedly un-slick aesthetic exchanges sparkle for grain, and blue skies for grey horizons.”

Thanks to Kat Kiernan for writing this piece and including my work in Don’t Take Pictures magazine. You can now read the full article online, and find links to purchase the magazine and a special edition print below.


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Books News

My book Team Member, now available

By Erik Hagen — I have a limited amount of my first self published book available for sale. It is called Team Member and..
Events News

Graduate Thesis Exhibition

By Erik Hagen / West Hartford, CT — Some photos of my graduate thesis exhibition last month at the University of Hartford's Joseloff..

Interview on the World Photography Organization blog

By Erik Hagen — Many thanks to Matthew Oxley for this interview on the World Photo Organization blog ! ..

Article about my Los Angeles work in SPIEGEL ONLINE

By Erik Hagen — Also very excited to have my Los Angeles work featured in SPIEGEL ONLINE . Many thanks to Gesa Mayr who..

Los Angeles work in Slideluck Tokyo

By Erik Hagen — I was very happy to have my Los Angeles work included as part of the first ever Slideluck event in..

Feature on MULL IT OVER

By Erik Hagen — Also excited to have a feature of my work, along with an interview by Jonathan Cherry, on his blog MULL IT..

Los Angeles work on the Slate Behold blog

By Erik Hagen — Thanks to Jordan Teicher (fellow Visura member) for the nice write up on the Slate Behold blog about my Los..

Snowy Images and Tumblr

By Erik Hagen — Photographers are to blizzards like cockroaches are to New York City, and I am no exception. Here are a few..

Critical Mass Finalist

By Erik Hagen — Happy to announce that my work is a finalist for this year's Critical..

Featured in new issue of Aint-Bad Magazine

By Erik Hagen — One of my photos from "Los Angeles" is featured in the most recent issue of Aint-Bad Magazine , "From Here..
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