Hugo Kaagman

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Hugo Kaagman (Haarlem, 1955) was an active member of the Amsterdam squatting and punk movement during the 70s. With his girlfriend Diana Ozon and graffiti artist Dr. Rat he founded the fanzine Koekkrant and the punk club DDT666.
The squatted buildings in the Sarphatistraat 62-64 were painted in a pattern of zebra stripes and became generally known as the ‘Zebrapanden’ (Zebra buildings).
From the 80s Kaagman worked on a numerous assignments. For example, for Britisch Airways he created designs for the tailfins of Boeing airplanes. ‘Stencil King’ Kaagman also decorated building facades in various cities including Almere, Delft and Enschede.