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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

Dazed & Confused Korea May 2014 Cover wi...
Dazed & Confused Korea (Magazine Cover)
published: May 2014
Vogue Mexico May 2014 Covers
Vogue Mexico (Magazine Cover)
published: May 2014
The Right Track
The Edit (Net-A-Porter Magazine) (Editorial)
published: 04/10/2014
The Edit APRIL 10TH COVER
The Edit (Net-A-Porter Magazine) (Magazine Cover)
published: 04/10/2014
Jessica Miller Portrait
Portrait (Editorial)
published: April 2014
AN AMERICAN IN CAPE TOWN
V Magazine online (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
PETER PILLOTO X JESSICA STAM PORTRAIT
The Edit (Net-A-Porter Magazine) (Editorial)
published: February 2014
Ilusion Grafica
Vogue Latino America (Editorial)
published: February 2014
Vogue Latino America February 2014 Cover
Vogue Latino America (Magazine Cover)
published: February 2014
ARMANI BEAUTY DECEMBER 2013
Harper's Bazaar Spain (Editorial)
published: December 2013
Official web site:
www.nagisakai.com