Hassan Hajjaj

Moroccan, b. 1961

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Hassan Hajjaj

Moroccan, b. 1961

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A photographer, designer, and filmmaker, Hassan Hajjaj is one of Morocco’s preeminent international artists, sometimes called his native country’s answer to Andy Warhol. Entirely self-taught and influenced by a mix of London’s hip-hop and reggae scenes and his North African heritage, Hajjaj has a diverse practice that includes portraiture, installation, performance, fashion, and furniture design. He is best known for his photography, a medium he turned to in the late 1980s and in which he draws influence from Pop Art, fashion photography, and the studio work of Malick Sidibe. His recent work centers on “rockstars,” capturing a range of international musicians and performers in exquisitely composed, radically ornate portraits (and in a film that debuted at LACMA).

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Biography

A photographer, designer, and filmmaker, Hassan Hajjaj is one of Morocco’s preeminent international artists, sometimes called his native country’s answer to Andy Warhol. Entirely self-taught and influenced by a mix of London’s hip-hop and reggae scenes and his North African heritage, Hajjaj has a diverse practice that includes portraiture, installation, performance, fashion, and furniture design. He is best known for his photography, a medium he turned to in the late 1980s and in which he draws influence from Pop Art, fashion photography, and the studio work of Malick Sidibe. His recent work centers on “rockstars,” capturing a range of international musicians and performers in exquisitely composed, radically ornate portraits (and in a film that debuted at LACMA).

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Shows Featuring Hassan Hajjaj
Articles Featuring Hassan Hajjaj
Hip Hop Legend Q-Tip Shares His Diverse Art Collection
Oct 1st, 2019
Hassan Hajjaj’s Electric Visions Land in Miami Beach
Dec 1st, 2015
Hassan Hajjaj on Bringing Noise, Kitsch, and Joie de Vivre From Morocco to Miami Beach
Dec 5th, 2014
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