Benny Cohn was born in 1896 in Copenhagen and studied at the Copenhagen Academy of Fine Arts in 1912-1917. From 1950 on the artist lived and worked in the USA. He died in Florida in 1980. Cohn worked with many different painting styles, he began working with naturalism and have done many portraits and sunlit scenes with bathing people. Later Cohn artworks became more abstract and he worked with modern scenes where he painted a lot of Skyscrapers from New York. Cohn was also strongly influenced by music and he often painted modern and abstract scenes while listing to Jazz.
Cohn was a member of League of Present Days’ Artists and was exhibited every year at The Riverside museum, he also frequently was exhibited at The American British Art Center.
Salon d’Automne, Paris: 1921.
Art Club Providence, Rhode Island, USA 1939-40