Oscar Cahén Life & Work by Jaleen Grove

Oscar Cahén moved nimbly between media, style, and subject matter as if he were twenty different artists in one. Consequently, the following handful of works necessarily omits many facets relevant to his oeuvre. Nevertheless, it is possible to tell a story of Cahén’s creative journey through a selection of his art that marks some of the major themes and formal aesthetic problems that concerned him, as well as through an exploration of the important milestones in his rise to prominence.