Anne Kahane is active/lives in Quebec, New York / Canada, Austria. Anne Kahane is known for abstract figural sculpture.
Biography Anne Kahane
Vienna, Austria, 1924
Anne Kahane was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1924. In 1925 her family immigrated to Canada, eventually settling in Montreal in 1929. As a young woman Kahane took night classes at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Montreal, where she studied traditional sculpture.
From 1945 to 1947 she studied architecture, industrial design, commercial art and wood carving at the Cooper Union Art School, New York. In the late 1940s and 1950s Kahane was notable as one of a few active women sculptors in Canada. By the mid-1950s, she began working in wood which not a material favoured by modernist sculptors of the period, yet she produced many ambitious, dramatic and vigorous works in a figurative language, and received nume
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