Cahn’s art explores the psyche; the reflections of the inner space (self) to the perceptions of time and outer space. She does this through surreal, abstract, figurative, and atmospheric paintings. By using rich, expressive, bold colors, and contrasting thick, heavy brushstrokes, with smooth, detailed, and delicate brushstrokes, Cahn aims to convey the chaos and askewness of the world, while evoking visceral emotion.