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KAI ALTHOFF
Biography

 

Born in 1966 in Cologne, Germany. Lives and works in New York City.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Kai Althoff: And then leave me to common swifts (und dann überlasst mich den Mauerseglern), Museum of Modern Art, New York

2014

Kai Althoff, Michael Werner, London

2011

Kaiki, Focal Point Gallery, Southend
Punkt, Absatz, Bluemli (period, paragraph, Bluemli), Gladstone Gallery, New York

2008

Kai Althoff, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

2007

Kai Althoff: Ich meine es auf jeden fall schlecht mit ihnen, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich
Nick Z & Kai Althoff: We Are Better Friends For It, Gladstone Gallery, New York

2005

Kai Althoff/Lutz Braun: Solo fur eine befallene trompete, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles

2004

Kai kein Respekt, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Kai kein Respekt, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Immo, Simultanhalle, Cologne

2003

Vom Monte Scherbelino Sehen, Diözesanmuseum Freising, Munich

2002

Kai Althoff and Armin Kraemer, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

2001

Impulse, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Aus Dir, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2000

Hau ab, Du Scheusal, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Stigmata aus Grossmanssucht, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg
Kai Althoff, ACME, Los Angeles

1999

Ein noch zu weiches Gewese der Urian-Bundner, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Kai Althoff, Galerie Gabi Senn, Vienna

1998

Reflux Lux, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Bezirk der Widerrede, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

1997

Hilfen und Recht der äußeren Wand (an mich), Anton Kern Gallery, New York
In Search of Eulenkippstadt, Robert Prime Gallery, London
Heetz, Nowak, Rehberger, Museo de Arte Contemporanea ca USP, São Paulo

1996

Hakelhug, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

1995

Hast du heute Zeit, Ich aber nicht, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Modern wird lahmgelegt, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Kirsche-Jade-Block, Galerie Christian Nagel (with Cosima von Bonin), Cologne

1994

Zur ewigen Lampe, Galleri Nicolai Wallner (with Torsten Slama), Copenhagen
Uwe: Auf guten Rat folgt Missetat, Lukas & Hoffmann, Cologne

1993

Kai Althoff, Galerie Lukas & Hoffmann, Berlin


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Body Shop, Michael Werner Gallery, London

2014

A Place Like This, Klöntal Triennale 2014, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland

2013

Not Yet Titled, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2012

The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Sgl. Wilhelm Otto Nachf. Werkräume von / Work Spaces from Kai Althoff bis / to Thomas Zip, Leopold-Hoesch-Museum & Papiermuseum Düren, Düren
A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance, Tate, London

2011

Germany Is Your America, Broadway 1602, New York
The Perfect Man, White Columns, New York
Weekend in Valmouth, Ancient and Modern, London
Works of Paper, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
The Phantasm, Foxy Production, New York

2010

At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, New York
Beyond | In WNY, Alternating Currents, Albright Knox Triennial, New York
The Summer Bazaar, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

2009

Between Art and Life: The Painting and Sculpture Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Kai Althoff & Erin Allen, Justin Beal and Lisa Williamson, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
Mapping the Studio: Artists from the Francois Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Brandon Stosuy and Kai Althoff: Mirror Me, DISPATCH Projects, New York
Video Journeys, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles

2008

Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Life on Mars, Carnegie International, Pittsburgh

2007

Makers and Modelers, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
Genesis I'm Sorry, Greene Naftali, New York

2006

Heart of Darkness: Kai Althoff, Ellen Gallagher and Edgar Cleijne, Thomas Hirschhorn, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Painting in Tongues, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2005

Nolens volens, Galerie neu, Berlin
Important, Modern and Contemporary Art, Gary Nader, Miami
The Triumph of Painting, Saatchi Gallery, London

2004

Sans Soleil, Galerie neu, Berlin
She’s Come Undone, Artemis-Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York
From Aural Sculpture to Sound by Ink, Galerie Art: Concept, Paris
The Pattern Playback, The Moore Space, Miami

2003

Malerei II Ausstellung Nulldrei, Christian Nagel, Cologne
Lieber Maler, male mir, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Venice Biennale, Museo Correr, Venice
EU3, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Nature Boy, Elizabeth Dee, New York
A Perilous Space, Magnani, London

2002

Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Chére Paintre, Liebe Maler, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2001

Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Musterkarte. Modern Painting in Germany 2001, Galeria Heinrich Erhardt, Madrid
Vom Eindruck zum Ausdruck, Grasslin Collection, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
I Love NY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York

2000

Drawings 2000, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Deutsche Kunst in Moskau, Central House of Artist, Moscow
Europa differenti prospettive nella pittura, Museo Michetti, Francavilla al Mare Chieti

1999

German Open. Gegenwartskunst in Deutschland, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
The School of Athens - German Art Today, Hellenic Art Galleries Association, Athens
How Will We Behave, Robert Prime, London
On Paper, Stalke Gallery, Copenhagen
Oldnewtown, Casey Kaplan, New York

1998

Ars Viva 98/99, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig; Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus; Portikus, Frankfurt
Wrapped, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø

1997

Time Out, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg
Home Sweet Home, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Symposion, Icebox / Venetia Kapernekas, Athens

1996

Glockengeschrei nach Deutz. Das Beste aller Seiten, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Wunderbar, Kunstverein, Hamburg

1995

Fächerfest, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Wild Walls, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1994

Stonewall, White Columns, New York
Sonne München, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Stockholm Smart Show, Lukas & Hoffmann, Cologne

1993

Unfair, Galerie Lukas & Hoffman, Cologne
Aperto 93, Venice Biennale, Stand Schafhausen, Venice
E, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
6 Wochen Brüssel, Lukas & Hoffmann, Brussels