Saturday, March 10, 2012

Wolf Kahn; master of color and light


Earlier this week at a meeting, a client showed me a beautiful new painting they had recently acquired.  It was an abstract landscape with brilliant colors; I knew right away it was a painting by Wolf Kahn.  I have to say I was a teeny bit jealous.  I love his work. I love the way his landscapes have colors in them that you at first don't think seem realistic, until you walk through the woods on a winter morning and realize the sky really does have that purple-ish cast.  Often when I walk my dog in the woods, I think to myself...this is exactly the kind of landscape Wolf Kahn has interpreted so elegantly.  I'm sure I will never be able to collect important art like this for my own home; but I have to say it is a huge privilege to be able to design spaces around this stunning art!






























5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! We actually own a Wolf Kahn and I have it in a hallway because the colors are so vibrant, they are a bit hard to blend with my french country look. I do adore his work, and we inherited this from my in-laws. It's red and yellow with a touch of royal blue. It should be showcased over a mantel, center stage! I feel guilty hiding it in the hallway to my bedroom!
    Maybe in our next house... (this would be highly unlikely as we are not moving anytime soon.. ) maybe when we redecorate??

    XO
    Jan

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    1. Art is for enjoyment. If this piece makes you smile every time you pass it, it has served its most magnificent purpose for its creation.

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