Born across the Hudson River in New Jersey, Ja’bagh studied photography at the (FIT) Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Ja’bagh launched his photography career in year 2000, and then relocated to Moscow due to work. His work had graced the pages and covers of Tatler, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, Rolling Stone, Amaan, Ebyan, BEAST, V magazine.

Now 34, Ja'bagh is considered one of the most progressive and influential photographers in Moscow this decade. His first debut solo exhibition by the title "Moskva Raw" was commissioned by the Moscow Museum of Modern Art in 2008 making him the youngest artist to show a solo exhibition at the Museum at the age of 27. 


Ja’bagh lives between Moscow , Paris & NYC .

Solo & 2 person exhibitions:

2016: The Modern Day Madonna / MSK Eastside Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2015: Torn / Gallery RuArts Moscow, Russia

2014: In God I Trust / Gallery K35 Moscow, Russia
2013: The Obsession of.. / Museum Vostok, Russia
2013: Undamaged Blossom / Shazina Gallery Hyatt Moscow, Russia
2012: Undamaged Blossom / Gallery K35 Moscow, Russia
2012: My Beautiful Distortion / Gallery K35 Moscow, Russia
2011: My Beautiful Distortion / Moscow Museum of Modern Art
2009: Faces in the Shadow / Moscow Museum of Modern Art.
2009: Moskva Raw Meets Amman / National Gallery of Fine Arts Amman, Jordan (under the patronage of HRH Princess Rajwa).
2009: The Obsession of... / Center for Contemporary Arts (a special project for the Fashion in Photography Biennale).
2008: Moskva Raw / Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

Group Exhibitions:

2013: Under The Influence / Philips , NYC , USA
2013: Foto Mix Fight Fair / Moscow, Russia
2012: Rendez-vous Intéreurs Contemporains / Christie's Paris , France
2012: Under The Influence / Under the Influence / Phillips de Pury NYC , USA
2012: Art Moscow Artfair / Ruarts Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012: Noir / Ruarts Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012: Foto Mix Fight Fair / Moscow, Russia
2011: Intersection "My beautiful Distortion" / Marlborough Gallery Chelsea, New York.
2010: Faces in the Shadows + Fragments video / Galerie Pierre Cardin Paris.
2010: The Obsession of... / The Manege, Saint. Petersburg Russia.

 

 

Selected press:
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Selected Works


Gallery Exhibitions