Logan Maxwell Hagege is a Los Angeles based contemporary artist with modern visions of the west. He was trained at an academy in Southern California where students refined their skills by drawing and painting live models every day for years.
Hagege’s mature style, which he terms “stylized realism,” has made him a master of geometric design, where angles and edges are softened by the curve of billowing clouds. His visions of the American Southwest are fed by a heady mix of nature and imagination.
Today, Hagege travels extensively to cultivate inspiration and to deepen his relationship with his subjects and with the culture of the land. He produces field studies on location near a home in remote northern Arizona where the landscape – in the form of red cliffs, towering clouds and cerulean sky – is among his guides. Those works inform the pieces he later creates in his studio in Southern California.
Hagege’s works are part of the permanent collections of the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, California; the Briscoe Western Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas; Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia; the Cal Poly Pomona University Collection in Pomona, California; the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg, Florida; the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and the Scottsdale Museum of the West in Arizona, among others.