The art of Wolf Kahn is challenging to categorize. His loose, gestural brushstrokes take their cue from the Abstract Expressionists. Kahn studied and worked with Hans Hofmann in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Likewise, his palette is intense and expressive. Unlike some of his contemporaries, Kahn’s subject matter is very much representational. He is best remembered for his energetically colored landscapes.Hans Hofmann (American, 1880-1966) Image in Blue, oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in.
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Mary Beams’ Green Line Murals Up for Sale in October
BOSTON, MA – October 16, 2015 – Skinner, Inc. is pleased to offer a collection of unique Boston-centric murals depicting scenes from inside the Green Line subway station. This online-only auction, Government Center T Murals online, opens on Tuesday, October 20th and runs through Thursday, October 29th. The murals will be on display for public viewing in the Department of Transportation Building at 10 Park Plaza for the duration of the online auction, from 9AM-5PM.… Read More
As a regular contributor to theJournal of the Print World I have had the opportunity to explore a broad range of topics of my choosing. These are often based on the works that we’ve offered here at Skinner: some of the ones that I’ve found especially interesting. January’s Journal of the Print World issue features several articles related to printmaking in China. On that theme, I’ve examined the career of ZaoWou-Ki, a Chinese artist who spent most of his career in France. … Read More
Guest blog post by Dan Elias, director of the New Art Center in Newton, MA. Dan Elias formerly published prints and multiple objects under the imprint Daniel Elias Editions.
I first met Annette Lemieux in the 1980s, when she was a rising art star in New York and I was director of the Barbara Krakow Gallery in Boston. We became good friends, and worked on a number of projects together. In 1993 she asked if my company, Daniel Elias Editions, would publish her entry in the invitational Music Box Project, organized by Claudia Gould in collaboration with Reuge Music of Sainte-Croix, Switzerland, a maker of musical works for music boxes.… Read More