Benjamin Degen (b. 1976 Brooklyn, NY) makes works in painting, drawing and sculpture that are an interplay between elements of Western and Eastern classical aesthetic traditions as well as American folk art, abstraction, architecture and typography. Degen received his Bachelors in Fine Arts from The Cooper Union School of Art and Science. Degen has exhibited work internationally and has pieces included in the collections of the Nerman Museum, The Collezione Maramotti and the Museum of Modern Art. He is represented in New York City by Susan Inglett Gallery.