Oscar Cahen, visual artist (born 8 February 1916 in Copenhagen, Denmark; died 26 November 1956 in Oakville, ON). In the 1950s Oscar Cahen was an award-winning magazine illustrator and abstract painter, and a member of the collective Painters Eleven. In 1953-54 his work was included in exhibitions that represented Canada abroad. Considered a seminal influence in the advancement of abstract art in Canada, Cahen is represented in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Arts Gallery of Toronto
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