Karl Lagasse

The acclaimed artist Karl Lagasse came into prominence in 2009 with his “One Dollar” sculptures. In 2009, Artprice named Karl as one of the top 10 sculptors under 30 in the world. In 2012 the New York publication Farameh selected Karl for their book FOR WHICH IT STANDS: Americana in Contemporary Art in which he is represented as one of the fifty best contemporary artists who found inspiration through traditional American icons.

Lagasse’s work now reaches auction houses across the globe and has been permanently featured at Bel Air Fine Art’s world renowned gallery alongside legendary artists the likes of Jeff Koons, Banksy, Salvador Dali, Jospeh Killbansky, etc. since 2011. In 2014 he was contracted by Maserati to create a special edition Maserati design to celebrate Maserati’s 100th year in business while promoting the worldwide launching of their new car model, the Ghibli, while and was revealed at the 2014 Paris Art Fair.

Lagasse also created the 2017 and 2020 Deauville American Film Festival Trophy for prize-winners, which included Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Robert Pattinson, Jeff Goldblum, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Rodríguez, Darren Aronofsky and Laura Dern. Lagasse has created statues in multiple cities across the globe encouraging peace love and humility

Karl’s work is now a staple in many contemporary art collections including musicians such as Future, A$AP Ferg, and others.

Notable Sales

Recently sold at auction, Karl Lagasse exceeded estimates of £20,000 – 30,000 with the sale of Jesus is Lord for £69,300 at Phillip’s Auction House. Depending on size and medium Lagasse’s works have realized prices ranging from $654 USD to $133,233 USD

In The News

One Dollar Collection

With this collection Karl Lagasse presents a digital reinterpretation of his most emblematic masterpiece, The Dollar, which shocked contemporary art audiences around the world. Soon to be immortalized on the blockchain, this collection presents an entirely novel way to interact with this iconic work of art. 

A One Dollar Gold in the Future

Editions: One
Pricing: Accepting Offers Only

*A 24 hour auction will ensue once the reserve price is met.

A One Dollar Silver in the Galaxy

Editions: 10
Pricing: $500

*Final edition will be auctioned

A One Dollar Red in the Sky

Editions: Open Limited Edition
Pricing: $250

*Artwork will be available for purchase for 24 hours only from 3:30 PM PST July 14th to 3:30 PM PST July 15th. If 35 editions are purchased a 15 minute closing timer will be triggered.

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