biografia di Wolf KAHN (1927-2020)

Birth place: Stuttgart, Germany

Addresses: NYC (1940-on)/Vermont

Profession: Painter

Studied: New Sch Social Res, with Stuart Davis; Hans Hofmann Sch., 1947-49; Univ. Chicago (B.A., 1951)

Exhibited: WMAA annuals, 1957-58, 1960, "Young America," 1961; Jewish Mus., 1957; Des Moines A. Cntr., 1957; Albright-Knox A. Gal., 1958; Univ. Ill. biennial, 1958-60; Corcoran Gal. biennial, 1959; PAFA, 1961, 1965; PAFA Ann., 1962; Dallas Mus. Contemp. Art, 1962; MoMA, 1963; Kansas City AI, 1963; Cincinnati MA, 1964; "Americans in Europe," circulated by Am. Fedn. Arts, 1971-72; "New England Art," Inst. Contemp. Art, Boston, 1972; Chrysler Mus., 1972; MMA, 1979; Corcoran Gal., 1979; G. Borgenicht, NYC and Meredith Long Gal., Houston, 1970s; RISD, 1979; SFMA, 1985; San Diego MA, 1987; Ft. Lauderdale MA, 1990; Th. Segal Gal., Boston, 1993 (solo). Awards: Purchase award, Ford Found 1963; Fulbright scholar to Italy, 1963-65; Guggenheim fel, 1966; AAAL, 1977 (award)

Member: NAD, 1980; College AA (Nat'l Bd., 1980-85); NIAL, 1984; NYC Art Commission, 1993

Work: WMAA; MoMA; Brooklyn Mus; Houston MFA; St Louis MA; CMA; Dallas MA; Hickory MA; Dartmouth College; Jewish Mus.; LACMA; Univ. Rochester Mem Gal.; MMA; Mint Mus.; NAD; NOMA; Springfield MFA; SUNY; UCal. Berkeley; Univ. Illinois; Univ. Nebraska; VMFA; Williams College; Worcester AM

Comments: Abstract landscape painter in oils and pastels. Teaching: Univ. Calif., Berkeley, 1960-61; Cooper Union Art Sch., 1960-70s. Author: "Uses of Painting Today," in Daedalus (1969).

Sources: WW73; L. Campbell, In the Mist of Life," Art News (Feb, 1969); Gussow, Sense of Place (Friends of the Earth, 1972); I. Sandler, New York School, 2nd Generation (1978); M. Saywin, biography (Taplinger Pub., 1981); Pastel Light (Station Hill Press, 1983); exh. cat., Th. Segal Gal. (Boston, 1993); Provincetown Painters, 245; Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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