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Miriam Cahn
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Edited by: Miriam Cahn
Artist: Miriam Cahn
Graphic Design: Ludovic Balland
March 2023 , 300 Pages
242mm x 162mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-5484-2
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In her oil paintings as well as charcoal, chalk, graphite and color pencil drawings, photographs, films and installations Swiss artist Miriam Cahn explores political and social themes. Cahn’s works are characterized by an intense color palette combined with recurring motifs of violence, tenderness, war, devastation, and physical vulnerability. Commenting on her own work in writing is central to Cahn’s artistic practice. She examines her own works, reflecting on art and current affairs, and often juxtaposes her texts with her artworks in exhibitions and publications.
ÉCRITS DE COLÈRE is the first text-only compilation of her writing, and includes essays, journal entries, and correspondence with friends, foes, family members, and gallerists. The book provides deeply personal insights into Miriam Cahn’s life, her family, and the art industry, introducing the reader to a pugnacious, independent spirit.

This book is also available in English and German.

MIRIAM CAHN (*1949, Basel) is considered one of the most acclaimed contemporary artists. For over four decades, she has been creating work based on an uncompromising resistance to discrimination in all forms. Influenced by performance art and the feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s, her rich oeuvre includes painting, works on paper, performance, text and film. She lives and works in Stampa, Switzerland.
Palais de Tokyo, Paris,February 17–May 7, 2023
»Miriam Cahn’s Alluring, Angry Art -  If some of Cahn’s images are unexpected or unsettling, it is because, quite simply, they are the expressions of a very self-aware woman’s unapologetic point of view.«
Edward M. Gómez
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