Kai Althoff | the artist

The artist Kai Althoff
Born 1966, Cologne, Germany.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Sculpture Objects, Whitney Biennial,

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<p>The installations of Kai Althoff (b. 1966) possess a strong narrative element. They appear as locations for action and events. In Portikus, Althoff erects a scaffolding closed on the sides in front of one of the windows that reachs to the ceiling. The visitors themselves become protagonists in this walkable object. </p>

Untitled shows a group of black-clad men gathered around a table, immediately suggestive of conspiracy and covert sexual tension. Kai Althoff portrays the intrigue in the paint itself: yellow confronting black, the tenuous texture of the fabric and the oblique fly-on-the-ceiling angle which compresses the subjects into their opposing directions…

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Artworks in the MOMA collection