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Nagi Sakai

Photographer

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biography

Born in Tokyo and raised in Cairo, Nagi Sakai's eclectic background lent him the opportunity to experience art in several cultures at a young age. His expertise and appreciation for creative expression and visual arts led him to the Dutch Institute of Art to study painting at the age 7. At 16 Nagi knew he was destined for photography after encountering famed Japanese photographer Naoki Ishizaka. Nagi spent several years perfecting his craft while assisting him for such clients as Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garcons, to name a few. Although completing his academic degree in Commerce, Nagi's strict ambition brought him to New York in 2000 after signing on with his first agency. Emerging strongly on the scene, Nagi Sakai's talents have already been celebrated by such clients as Vogue Paris Travel in France, Harper's Bazaar Spain, Marie Claire Italia, The Edit, Dazed & Confused Korea, Vanity Fair, German GQ, Japanese GQ, Vogue UK, Scandinavia SSAW, Bon, V magazine, V man. Gathering inspiration from the diversity of the arts, and fueled by his passion to express strength in beauty and sophisticated realism, Nagi Sakai's profession has rapidly become his career.

updates

Reiss F/W 12
Reiss (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
Pro Forma
Tush (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
Nicole Miller F/W 12
Nicole Miller (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
Maximo al Minimo
Vogue Mexico (Editorial)
published: September 2012
All That Chic!
Elle France (Editorial)
published: August 2012
Sea Beaux, Sea Stars
Elle France (Editorial)
published: June 2012
Jeans, Sex & Sun
Elle France (Editorial)
published: June 2012
Finn Jewelry F/W 12
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
published: June 2012
Stockholm A/W F/W 12 Preview Cover
Scandinavia SSAW Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2012
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
Scandinavia SSAW Magazine (Editorial)
published: May 2012

Nagi Sakai in the news:

Models.com: Of the Minute
Models.com: Daily Feed
Official web site:
www.nagisakai.com