January 15, 2021

Jaleen Grove and Dianna Symonds on Oscar Cahén

The mandate of the Art Canada Institute  is to promote the study of an inclusive multi-vocal Canadian art history to as broad an audience as possible, in both English and French, within Canada and internationally. The ACI works with more than fifty of Canada’s leading art historians, curators, and visual culture experts who are dedicated to the creation of authoritative original content on the people, themes, and topics that have defined Canadian art history through various programs such as book production, education programs in Canadian schools, and public art talks.

Click here to listen to a recent talk between ACI author Jaleen Grove and Dianna Symonds, Managing editor, Maclean’s magazine, discussing the life and works of Canadian artist Oscar Cahén.

Image Credit:

Oscar Cahén
Semaphor(e), FAMM650ca. 1951
Pastel, ink, gouache on paper
23.5″ x 19″
59.7 cm x 48.3 cm