Wolf Kahn  A Field of Brambly Bushes, 2005  Pastel on paper  14 x 17 inches (unframed size), This is an abstract landscape showing his painting mastery. Shades of purple are mixed with green, yellow, and cream. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery.
Framed: Wolf Kahn A Field of Brambly Bushes, 2005 Pastel on paper 14 x 17 inches (unframed size), This is an abstract landscape showing his painting mastery. Shades of purple are mixed with green, yellow, and cream. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery.
Wolf Kahn A Field of Brambly Bushes, 2005 Pastel on paper 14 x 17 inches (unframed size), This is an abstract landscape showing his painting mastery. Shades of purple are mixed with green, yellow, and cream. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery.
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A Field of Brambly Bushes, 2005

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Wolf Kahn (1927-2020)
A Field of Brambly Bushes, 2005
Pastel on paper
14 x 17 inches 
Framed Dimensions: 22 x 26 x 1 inches

Wolf Kahn is known for his fusion of color, spontaneity and loose brush strokes, which create the luminous and vibrant atmospheric landscapes and color fields. Kahn’s unique blend of American Realism and the formal discipline of Color Field painting sets the work of Wolf Kahn apart from his contemporaries.

This is an abstract landscape showing his painting mastery.

According his painting student J. Steven Manolis, when Kahn travelled, he always painted with pastels because they were easy to transport. But, he also started his painting day with a 2-3 hour session of pastels. Kahn would say. "Pastels are my calisthenics before painting with oils on canvas." he would joke, "I breathe; I pastel" He considered pastel to be the "equivalent of dust from butterflies wings." His pastel technique would include placing the pastel on paper and then, rubbing and smearing the pastel on the paper with his fingertips. He would always exclaim how soft it was!

Almost all Wolf Kahn oil paintings were scaled up versions of an earlier pastel. Most art historians and art critics consider Wolf Kahn to be one of the most significant pastel artists ever, and certainly since Degas.