Eliphante

artist: Mike Kahn (1936 - 2007) & Leda Livant
built: 1980s - 2000s
where: near Cornville, Arizona
status: visits possible, contact through Eliphante website
Eliphante web info

Located south of Sedona, near the town of Cornville, Arizona, Eliphante is a mesmerizing sculptural and architectural environment created over the past 20 years by artists Mike Kahn and Leda Livant. Set on three acres adjacent to a creek bed, the composition consists of three main structures:

Eliphante, the original construction, with a cave-like entrance tunnel that leads to a magnificent vaulted room complete with a built-in piano and walls of driftwood mosaics and colored glass.
Pipe Dreams, where Mike & Leda display their paintings and sculpture.
The Hippodome, Mike & Leda's living quarters, furnished with beautiful free-form wood furniture. In addition, the grounds are accented with arbors, gardens, a pool, and sculptures. The only thing Eliphante does not have is extra film / memory card for your camera. You will need it.


Spring 2002 visit













all photos copyright Lawrence Harris


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