Wolf Kahn is an American-born German artist. Kahn, known for his combination of realism and color field, works in pastels and oils. He studied under Hans Hoffman and also graduated from the University of Chicago. Kahn is a resident of new York city, and in the summer and fall lives in West Brattleboro, Vermont.
Wolf Kahn was born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1927.
In 1942, Kahn was accepted as a sophomore at the High school of music and art in new York city . His drawings turned into caricatures. With the help of G. I. bill, he was able to continue his studies with the abstract expressionist Hans Hofmann at the Hans Hofmann school. He became an assistant at the Hofmann Studio in the summer of 1947 in the province of Hofmann, Massachusetts. In 1949, Kahn was accepted into the Hutchins program at the University of Chicago, where he received his bachelor's degree in eight months.
Kang works in oils and pastels. His works usually cover the theme of landscape and his personal vision of nature. His convergence of light and color has been described as a combination of "picturesque landscapes and pictorial abstraction".