Size: 9"W x 12"H x 0.01"D
Year Created: 2018
Brian Kirhagis, born in Baltimore and currently working in Brooklyn, is a self taught artist known for depicting current events and social issues, using art as a tool to shed light where there is darkness. He creates complex compositions utilizing space and form by weaving together multiple visual planes. These striking pieces allow the viewers mind to decipher several images while simultaneously following a broader story within the same piece.
Smile Design Gallery merges art with the mission of providing dental treatment for people who need care. The gallery believes social enterprise can move the great masses of humanity forward, and with a passion for art, its founders have tapped the “art market” to do just that. The gallery has treated over 500 patients since inception in the Spring of 2013, collaborated with artists such as Mr. Brainwash, Chi Modu, UR New York, Fab 5 Freddy, Liu Bolin, Miya Ando and Swizz Beats, partnered with art dealers such as Martin Lawrence Gallery, and Klein Sun Gallery, and achieved industry milestones with a 2013 Miami Art Basel production rated “Top 10” by Vanity Fair, and granted charitable dentistry in partnership with the Holocaust Survivors Initiative, The Bowery Mission, Urban Promise Camden and many more.