Kai Althoff

The German artist’s latest exhibition in New York ‘reopens the wounds of colonialism’ – supposedly

By Harry Thorne
Harmut Geerken, photograph of Sun Ra Arkestra performing at Heliopolis/Egypt, December 12, 1971. Courtesy: Galerie Buchholz, New York 

New York

2 Nov
13 Jan
I will be last (performed by Brett Milspaw and Alexandra Tuttle), performance documentation, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2008. Courtesy: the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York; Michael Werner, London; Galerie Neu, Berlin

Manfred Hermes über Exaltierheit und Metaphysik bei Kai Althoff

By Manfred Hermes
Stephan Abry and Kai Althoff performing a concert in a meadow, 1980. Photograph: Dieter Althoff

David Grubbs on Kai Althoff's recorded music

By David Grubbs

Tobias Madison über das Album Es liebt Dich und Deine Köperlichkeit ein Ausgeflippter von Workshop

By Tobias Madison

Lena Henke über Kai Althoffs und Lutz Brauns Kolten Flynn auf der 4. Berlin Biennale 2006

By Lena Henke

Mathieu Malouf über die ungewöhnlichen Materialkombinationen in einer Reihe unbetitelter Gemälde Kai Althoffs aus dem Jahr 2007

By Mathieu Malouf

Ein Mann geht mit seinem Hund spazieren

By Yair Oelbaum
Untitled, 2011, coloured pencil and ink of paper. Courtesy: the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York; Michael Werner, London; Galerie Neu, Berlin

Kais Boutique

By Pablo Larios

Nicolaus Schaffhausen über Deutschland, Herkunft und Individualismus als Utopie bei Kai Althoff.

By Nicolaus Schafhausen
Untitled, 2012–14, colour pencil  and felt-tip pen on paper,  1.7 × 1.9 m. All images © the artist; courtesy Michael Werner Gallery, New York and London

The recent work of Kai Althoff

By Michael Bracewell

Kai Althoff’s enigmatic installations, performances and paintings resist easy answers in their explorations of sexuality and spirituality

By Natalie Haddad