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WRITING IN RAGE Miriam Cahn

2019

(En)

The Swiss artist Miriam Cahn (*1949, Basel) deals with political and social themes in oil paintings; charcoal, chalk, and colored and lead pencil drawings; and in photographs, films, and installations. Strong color is characteristic of her work, forming a stark contrast to the recurring motifs of violence, tenderness, war, destruction, and physical infirmity. Her habit of commenting upon her work in writing is a golden thread running throughout Cahn’s career. She illuminates her own art, …

Language:
English
Format:
24 x 16 cm
Properties:
298 pages
ISBN:
3775744878
Published:
Hatje Cantz Verlag, February 2019

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