Kai Althoff - and then leave me to the common swifts

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Kai Althoff (German, born 1966) is one of the most consummate—and unpredictable—artists of his generation. A painter and a draftsman, he has experimented since the mid-1990s with combinations of unconventional mediums and exhibition formats to create all-encompassing environments that might include finely detailed drawings, collage, textiles, soft sculpture, paintings, writing, video, fragrance, and song.

Published in conjunction with a major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this publication presents Althoff’s work in all mediums from throughout his twenty-five-year career. Created in close collaboration with the artist, this unconventional and lavishly produced book features both black-and-white illustrations and full-color tip-ins. Contributions by scholars, art professionals, and friends of the artist offer multiple perspectives on Althoff’s iconographically rich work. Hardcover.

18 x 21 cm
196 pages

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