Thursday, April 11, 2013
Wolf Kahn: the World in Color
once said, "Most of the rest of my life has been devoted to trying to forget that I am a Jew." He pursued this goal by becoming the world's sunniest serious landscape painter. While the rest of the postwar art world delved into the dark subconscious or flirted with mock commercialism, Kahn found solace in nature and expressed the strength he found there in brilliant color. Above, Brilliant Landscape (1991), one of his many pastel on paper works.