The Artist and his tools, 1947, woodcut

Selected Solo Exhibitions


2014 "The Great Music Makers, ", Victorian Arts Centre
2009 "Portraits of Australian Painters", Castlemaine Art Gallery

2009

"Intelligentsia - Louis Kahan's Portraits of Writers" at The Ian Potter Museum of Art,
The University of Melbourne.

2006

"Sheep and Shearers", Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria

2005

"Drawings by Dispatch: portraits of US servicemen", Australian Embassy, Washington,
also exhibited in Hawaii
"Drawing on Life", travelling survey exhibition, Albury Art Gallery, Victoria
"Work on Paper", Chrysalis Publishing, Melbourne
"Passion and Place", survey exhibition, Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne
"Celebrating the Centenary of his Birth", Kensington Galleries, Adelaide
"Prints, Lithographs and Etchings", Kensington Galleries, Adelaide
"The Great Music Makers", Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne

2004

"Drawing on Life", travelling survey exhibition, McLelland Art Gallery, Victoria
"By a Guy from Paris", war drawings, Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
"Drawing on Life", travelling survey exhibition, Horsham Art Gallery, Victoria

1998

"Works on Paper 1942-1998", Sherman Galleries, Sydney

1997

"Louis Kahan - a portrait", retrospective exhibition, Jewish Museum of Australia

1996

"A grain of sand: 50 years of printmaking - 150 prints by Louis Kahan",
Chrysalis Publishing, Melbourne

1995

"Early works on paper", Kensington Galleries, Adelaide

1994

Adelaide Festival Exhibition, Kensington Galleries, Adelaide

1990

Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, survey exhibition and book launch of Louis Kahan
by Lou Klepac, Beagle Press

1988

"The Great Music Makers", Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne

1981

"The Great Music Makers", Opera House, Sydney
"Portraits of Australian Writers", University House, University of Melbourne and book
launch of Australian Writers - the face of literature, Melbourne University Press

1977

"Shearers and Sheep", Wool House, Melbourne, travelling exhibition:
Ballarat Art Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery, Hamilton Art Gallery and Horsham Art Gallery, Victoria

1971

"Meanjin Quarterly Portraits", National Library of Australia, Canberra

1969

Galerie de France, Cannes

1965

"Artists and Profile", National Gallery of Victoria

1951

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Moreton Galleries, Brisbane
John Martin's Art Gallery, Adelaide

1950

Georges Gallery, Melbourne

1949

Newspaper House Art Gallery, Perth

1943

Galerie Pasteur, Oran, Algeria