Kai Althoff

KAI ALTHOFF

Born 1966 Cologne, Germany

Lives and works in New York and Cologne, Germany

Solo Exhibitions


2016

"Kai Althoff: and then leave me to the common swifts," Museum of Modern Art, New York


2014

“Kai Althoff,” Michael Werner, London


2011

"Kaiki,” Focal Point Gallery, Southend Central Library, Essex, England

"Punkt, Absatz, Bluemli (period, paragraph, Bluemli),” Gladstone Gallery,

New York


2008

“Kai Althoff,” Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


2007

“Kai Althoff: Ich meine es auf jeden fall schlecht mit ihnen,” Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

"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, Germany


2003

"Vom Monte Scherbelino Sehen," Diözesanmuseum Freising, Munich, Germany


2002

“Kai Althoff and Armin Kraemer,” Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany


2001

"Impulse,” Anton Kern Gallery, New York

"Aus Dir," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany


2000

"Hau ab, Du Scheusal," Galerie Neu, Berlin

“Stigmata aus Grossmanssucht,” Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany

“Kai Althoff,” ACME, Los Angeles


1999

"Ein noch zu weiches Gewese der Urian-Bundner," Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany

“Kai Althoff,” Galerie Gabi Senn, Vienna


1998

"Reflux Lux," Galerie Neu, Berlin

"Bezirk der Widerrede," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany


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, Brazil


1996

"Hakelhug," Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany


1995

"Hast du heute Zeit, Ich aber nicht," Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

(with Cosima von Bonin), Stuttgart, Germany

"Modern wird lahmgelegt," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

"Kirsche-Jade-Block," Galerie Christian Nagel (with Cosima von Bonin),  Cologne, Germany


1994

"Zur ewigen Lampe," Galleri Nicolai Wallner (with Torsten Slama), Copenhagen

"Uwe: Auf guten Rat folgt Missetat," Lukas & Hoffmann, Cologne, Germany


1993

"Kai Althoff," Galerie Lukas & Hoffmann, Berlin

Group Exhibitions


2016

"Invisible Adversaries: The Marieluise Hessel Collection," Center for Curatorial Studies, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

“Identity Revisted,” The Warehouse, Dallas, Texas


2015

"Avatar and Atavism: Outside The Avant-Garde,“ Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

"Painting 2.0: Expression in The Information Age," Museum Brandhorst, Munich


2014

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


2013

"Not Yet Titled,“ Museum Ludwig, Köln


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, Germany

"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, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

"Beyond | In WNY, Alternating Currents," Albright Knox Triennial, Buffalo, 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, California

"Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation," Contemporary Drawings Collection, 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, Italy

"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, Pennsylvania


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

The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

"Armin Krämer, Abel Auer, Robert Elfgen, Kai Althoff," Corvi-Mora, London

"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, Germany

"Lieber Maler, male mir," Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Venice Biennale, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy

"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 [traveled to: Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna]


2001

"Neue Welt," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

"Musterkarte. Modern Painting in Germany 2001," Galeria Heinrich Erhardt,  Madrid

"Vom Eindruck zum Ausdruck, Grasslin Collection," Deichtorhallen, Hamburg,

Germany

“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, Italy


1999

"German Open. Gegenwartskunst in Deutschland," Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

"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, Germany

[traveled to: Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus, Germany; Portikus, Frankfurt (1999)]                    

“Kai Althoff," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

"Wrapped," Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark


1997

"Heetz, Nowak, Rehberger," Museo Contemporaneo, São Paulo, Brazil

"Time Out," Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany

"Home Sweet Home," Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

"Symposion," Icebox / Venetia Kapernekas, Athens


1996

"Glockengeschrei nach Deutz. Das Beste aller Seiten," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

"Wunderbar," Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany

"Heetz, Nowak, Rehberger," Museum Abteiberg (with Cosima von Bonin and Tobias Rehberger), Mönchengladbach, Germany          


1995

Fächerfest, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

"Wild Walls," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


1994

"Stonewall," White Columns, New York

"Sonne München," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

"Stockholm Smart Show," Lukas & Hoffmann, Cologne, Germany


1993

"Unfair," Galerie Lukas & Hoffman, Cologne, Germany

"Aperto 93," Venice Biennale, Stand Schafhausen, Venice, Italy

"E," Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

"6 Wochen Brüssel," Lukas & Hoffmann, Brussels

Projects


2003

"Wer nicht, wenn du," video film, 92 min., Städt. Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany


1994

"Bernd, Eric und Oliver rehearsing for "Grenzen am Rand der Neustadt," Lukas & Hoffmann, Cologne, Germany


1993

"Scherenschnitt," window project, Galerie Lukas & Hoffmann, Cologne, Germany


1991

"Eine Gruppe von Befreundeten trifft sich in einem Ladenlokal auf dem Friesenwall, Köln um Masken herzustellen," Friesenwall 116 a, Belgium