Paul Kagan

PAUL KAGAN (1943–1993) - Photographer, Writer, Graphic Artist, and Video Writer/Director/Producer

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1975 - New World Utopias: The Search for Community in the West: 1875-1975, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA - traveled world-wide, sponsored by the California Historical Society
1973 - 40 photographs at the University of California (San Francisco)
1966 - 83 photographs at Stanford University

PARTICIPANT ARTIST
2009 - The Psychedelic Experience: Rock Posters from the San Francisco Bay Area,1965-71, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
2007 - San Francisco Psychedelic, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2007 - Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2006 - Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
2005 - Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era, Tate Liverpool, England
2004 - Psy[k]e/Off the Wall, Affiches psychedeliques de San Francisco, 1966-69, Musée de la Publicité, Paris, France
2002 - Feelin’ Groovy: Rock and Roll Graphics 1966-1970, Kansas City, MO, ExhibitsUSA, Multinational tour of 13 sites, 2002–2004
2001 - High Societies: Psychedelic Rock Posters of the Haight-Ashbury, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
1972 - Companions of the Far West, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA
1970 - Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 3 photo-serigraphs
1968 - Rolling Renaissance Photography San Francisco, 1945-1968, Light Sound Dimension Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1965 - University of California Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA, Photographic award

PERMANENT MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Photography and Graphics
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Photography and graphics
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Photography and graphics

PERMANENT LIBRARY COLLECTIONS
Yale Collection of Western Americana
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University, New Haven, CT
The Paul Kagan Utopian Communities Collection
California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, CA
Paul Kagan Papers, 1911-1971

PUBLICATIONS – AUTHOR / PHOTOGRAPHER
BOOKS
1975 - New World Utopias: A Photographic History of the Search for Community, New York, Penguin Books, Text and photography

ARTICLES
1975 - A Glimpse of Nothingness, The New York Times Book Review, Full page illustrated review
1975 - Farm Workers and Food Services Food, Management Magazine, Text and photography
1973 - Utopias on Puget Sound: 1895-1915, Western Historical Quarterly Review
1973 - Perspectives on the Search for Community, anthologized in Religion for a New Generation Macmillan, Text
1973 - Eastern Thought on a Western Shore: The Point Loma Community, California Historical Quarterly, Spring Text
1972 - Portrait of Utopia: Llano del Rio, California Historical Quarterly, Summer, Text and photograph

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS – ARTIST CONTRIBUTOR
BOOKS
2007 - Christian Peterson: San Francisco Psychedelic, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Photography and graphics
2005 - Summer of Love – Art of the Psychedelic Era, Tate Publishing Graphics
2001 - High Societies – Psychedelic Rock Posters of Haight-Ashbury, San Diego Museum of Art, Cover photograph
1998 - William Segal: Opening Continuum Publishing Group, Cover photograph
1997 - I Want to Take You Higher – The Psychedelic Era 1965 – 1969, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Photography
1996 - K.F. Rosenblatt, Rene Daumal: The Life and Work of a Mystic Guide, SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions, Photograph
1991 - San Francisco Oracle – Facsimile Edition, Regent Press, Graphics and photography
1973 - The Sensuous Society, Playboy Books, Full-page graphics
1970 - Seed, Crown Books, Full-page graphics
1970 - Be Here Now, Crown Books, Full-page graphics
1970 - The Open Conspiracy, Stackpole and Avon, Full-page graphics
1970 - Peter Nabokov: Tijerina and the Courthouse Raid, Ramparts Press, Cover design and typography
1970 - Theodore G. Vincent: Black Power and the Garvey Movement, Ramparts Press, Cover design and typography

PERIODICALS

2003 - Richardson Magazine, New York, Full-page photography
1995 - This: Multi Cultural Magazine for the Individualist, Japan, Cover photography and graphics
1990 - Serials Review 16:1, Number 1, Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press, Full-page graphics
1990 - High Times, September, New York, Photo-collage
1972 - California Historical Quarterly, Summer, Cover design and photography
1970 - Playboy, September, Los Angeles, Full-page reproduction of poster with text
1970 - Ramparts, June, San Francisco, Cover photography and design
1970 - Maitreya I, Berkeley, Cover and portfolio of photography
1969 - Plexus #13, Paris, France, Cover design and photography
1969 - Le Livre Petit Rose, Paris, France, Cover and design
1969 - Graphis, Switzerland, Graphics
1968-70 - Fusion, London, England, Cover and photography
1968-70 - Rolling Stone, San Francisco, Photography
1968 - Revue Litterature du Monde, Paris, France, Graphics
1967 - Novel Observateur, Paris, France, Graphics

SELECTED ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS PUBLICATIONS – PHOTOGRAPY

BROCHURES
1975 - Systems for Food Production Anywhere in the World, FMC, San Jose, CA: Food Machinery, nternational Division
1975 - Dancer, Fitzgerald Sample Advertising Agency, Photography
1975 - Catalog of Reproduction of Art Work of S.C. , Schoneberg, San Francisco, CA, Photography
1975 - Chrysler Corporation: International Export Brochure, Photography
1974 - Meeting The World Food Challenge: A Systems Approach, San Jose, CA: Food Machinery International Division,
1973 - SunDance Magazine, San Francisco, CA, Photography and design
1973 - Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California (San Francisco), Department of Neurological Surgery (Nafziger Laboratories), Photography
1969 - Lama Foundation Brochure, San Cristobal, NM, Photography and design

SELECTED AUDIO PUBLICATIONS – PHOTOGRAPHY
RECORD ALBUMS AND CDS
2007 L- ive at Monterey, Jimi Hendrix Experience Hendrix
2007 - Love Is The Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965 – 1970, Rhino Records
2001 - Bashovia – Robbie Basho, Fantasy Inc.
1995 - Nuggets of the Golden State, Big Beat UK
1967 - The Serpent Power, Vanguard Records
1967 - Basho Sings, Robbie Basho, Takoma Records
1967 - The Falconer’s Arm 1, Robbie Basho, Takoma Records
1967 - The Falconer’s Arm 2, Robbie Basho, Takoma Records

SELECTED ADVERTISING AWARDS

1982 - 1st PLACE AWARD – AAF Best in the West, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Newspaper Division – National/Regional, less than full page, B&W, Client: Philippine Airlines
1982 - MERIT AWARD – AAF Best in the West, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Newspaper Division – National/Regional, full page or more, B&W, Client: Philippine Airlines
1981 - 3 GOLD AWARDS – The Advertising Club S.F. – Cable Car Awards, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Business/Trade/Consumer Publications, Color, Client: The Manila Hotel
1981 - 3 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE – The Advertising Club S.F. – Cable Car Awards, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Newspaper Division – B&W, Client: The Manila Hotel and Philippine Airlines
1981 - 1st Place Sweepstakes – The Advertising Club S.F. – Cable Car Awards, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Magazine Campaign, Client: Philippine Airlines
1980 - FIRST PLACE – The Advertising Club S.F. – Cable Car Awards, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Magazine Campaign, Client: The Manila Hotel
1979 - GOLD MEDAL SHOW AWARD – The S.F. Society of Communicating Arts, To: Paul Kagan Photography, Client: The Manila Hotel
1979 - MERIT AWARD – AAF Best in the West, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Consumer Magazines, Client: The Manila Hotel
1979 - SECOND PLACE – The Advertising Club S.F. – Cable Car Awards, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Magazine Campaign, Client: The Manila Hotel
1978 - AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – The San Francisco Show, To: Paul Kagan, Dailey & Associates, San Francisco, Client: The Manila Hotel