The Legacy

Eliphante is a private residence and not open to the public. It is looked after by the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization Eliphante, Ltd, established in 1987 to preserve and restore the art and works of Michael Kahn and Leda Livant-Kahn. The artist Michael Kahn spent 30 years of his life creating, while painting and residing at, […]

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Contact Us

Reach Eliphante by written word The postal mailing address is: Eliphante Ltd. PO Box 971 Cornville AZ 86325 Contact on-site caregivers via email to info[at]eliphante.org Subscribe to our General Newsletter! […]

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A Brief History of Eliphante

In the late 1970’s, Michael Kahn and Leda Livant, while living in Sedona, met a couple in Cornville who owned acreage along Oak Creek and invited Michael and Leda to live as caretakers on a uniquely isolated riparian section of property. Being an artist, Michael immediately began invoking some of his painting aesthetics into a […]

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Paintings of Michael Kahn

The Artist needs but a roof, a crust of bread, and his easel, and all the rest God gives him in abundance. He must live to paint and not paint to live. A house called Eliphante is featured in a fascinating survey of idiosyncratic, intriguing dwellings, strewn across the U.S., all designed and built by […]

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