Wolf Kahn

Artwork

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Giclee print on paper after 1977 pastel in collection of Smithsonian Institute

4 x 6 in

$275.00

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Giclee print on paper after 1977 pastel in collection of Smithsonian Institute

4.13 x 6.13 in

$375.00

Study for Connecticut at Putney, 1973

Wolf Kahn

Study for Connecticut at Putney, 1973

Pastel, signed

9 x 11 in

$9,200.00

View of Orchard #4-1975, 1975

Wolf Kahn

View of Orchard #4-1975, 1975

Oil on Canvas

28 x 41 in

Price on Request

Machias Seal Island Light, 1978

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, 1978

Offset lithograph, after original pastel in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution, signed, dated in ink, lower left

4 x 6 in

$350.00

Machias Seal Island Light Dated 11/12/78, annotated Milwaukee & signed in ink lower left, 1978

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light Dated 11/12/78, annotated Milwaukee & signed in ink lower left, 1978

Offset lithograph after pastel in collection of Smithsonian Inst.

4 x 6 in

$750.00

Study for Painting, Underside of the Barn (Oil owned by Robert Redford), 1970

Wolf Kahn

Study for Painting, Underside of the Barn (Oil owned by Robert Redford), 1970

Pastel, signed

8.75 x 11.37 in

$9,500.00

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Giclee print on paper after pastel in collection of Smithsonian Institute

4.75 x 7.25 in

$350.00

Machias Seal Island Light, signed lower right, 1977

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, signed lower right, 1977

Pastel, Commission for Smithsonian

4 x 6 in

$6,500.00

The Three Fish Tobago (Signed for David The Pisces, from Wolf), 1975

Wolf Kahn

The Three Fish Tobago (Signed for David The Pisces, from Wolf), 1975

Pastel, signed for David The Pisces

9 x 12 in

$9,000.00

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, 2015

Giclee print on paper after pastel in collection of Smithsonian Institute

4 x 6 in

$195.00

Machias Seal Island Light, signed, dated, annotated in ink, lower left., 1978

Wolf Kahn

Machias Seal Island Light, signed, dated, annotated in ink, lower left., 1978

Postcard - offset lithograph, after original pastel in collection of the Smithsonian Institute

4 x 6 in

$350.00

Umbria, 1973

Wolf Kahn

Umbria, 1973

Pastel, titled & signed on bottom center

10.50 x 13.50 in

$7,800.00

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Wolf Kahn
Working within a predominantly abstractionist context, a group of younger artists forged a mode of representational art in the 1950s and 1960s that made use of Abstract Expressionist painterly freedom and spontaneity in order to document the life around them. However, subject matter, including human figures, was recognizable, which was much against the grain of most of their peers. Wolf Kahn, one of the leaders of this group and a native of Stuttgart, Germany, directed this approach toward the painting of the landscape, which he has steadfastly developed over a period of forty years. With studios in New York and Vermont, he has been a colorist who uses simplified geometric designs and contrasting, carefully balanced colors. He has a fascination with barns that date to 1966 when he did a work titled "First Barn Painting." He returned to this subject throughout the 70s and 80s. In 1999, a major exhibition of his work was held at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta Georgia. Today Kahn's use of color has placed him at the forefront of American representational Art, and has made him one of the most highly regarded colorists working in America today. He has received Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships, and an Award in Art from the American Academy and Institute for Arts and Letters.
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