The First and the Last of its Kind

10 rows of 8 cardboard collages of bird resembling specimen created during a month long residency at Gilfelagid in Akureyri/Iceland in 2017. Each one of them is unique and is looking in the same direction. The source material stemmed from used food packages making use of the various colours and patterns that are printed on […]

FOOD DESIGN-2016, überarbeitet und angewandt

The installation ‹FOOD DESIGN-2016, revised and applied› by Kühne/Klein meets its culinary transformation by Ulrich Kraus – chef, artist and gallerist- in ZAGREUS PROJEKT – Koch/Kunst/Galerie. Three dimensional collages from pictures of foodstuff are being presented on shelves alongside one wall: A little cheese is balancing on a ham that is resting on a piece of blue cheese from […]

Tarnmodus (Ensemble)

For ‹Tarnmodus (Ensemble)› silhouettes of people were drawn from daily and weekly magazines, copied onto card board and covered with decorative papers. In order to stand upright, the figures are grouped into rectangular pairs. They are standing on amorphous card board elements, that were covered with the same papers. Sometimes the paper on the figure and […]



Membran

The installation ‹Membran› at DOCK Archiv, Diskurs- und Kunstraum consists of hundreds of pictures of famous paintings. These pictures are printed on transparent foil and stuck on the window. They overlapp each other and thus art works from different periods and artists form connections that otherwise would not necessarily be there. ‹Membran› invites the viewer to let their […]

Schätze

The source material for theses sculptures stems from Sotheby’s auction catalogues. The pictures were glued onto board and assembled to seemingly precious formations. The title ‹Schätzewert: $ XXX,XXX› (estimate price: $ XXX,XXX) for the individual pieces is a German play on words on the double meaning of Schätze (treasures and to estimate). The figures are the added up […]

Panorama

‹Panorama› is a sitespecific installation all the way round the 26 meter long walls oft the Kunsthalle. Using art posters as the raw material Kühne/Klein broaden their way of constructing collage worlds by yet another layer. Gabrielle Obrist: Sehkreis, Brennglas und Vogelperspektive   PANORAMA Sehkreis, Brennglas und Vogelperspektive Das Panorama schafft Überblick. Es erweitert den optischen […]



Positions – A metaphor for the world of figures

In order to create their work for ING at Art Brussels, the Swiss artist duo Beat Klein (1956) and Hendrikje Kühne (1962) suspended exactly 826 small paper airplanes, delicately floating in the air covering the entire ceiling of 250 m2 at a height of 3.50 m above the visitors‘ heads. The ceiling is completely covered […]

Jede Sekunde 1m2

Alles was in der Zürcher Verlagsszene Rang und Namen hatte, traf sich am 1. September zur feierlichen Eröffnung des ‹Begehbaren Buchs› in der Villa Mainau. Bis Ende Monat inszenieren über 20 Verlage in je einem Zimmer der Abbruchvilla je ein Buch. Danach wird das Haus durch einen Neubau ersetzt und das denkmalgeschützte Kino Razzia umfassend renoviert und […]

The Garden, Birds and a Hedge

This exhibition project was conceived partly as a reaction to the situation of Sølyst Artist in Residence Center in a park as it offers the chance to actually be in an man made ideal landscape in contrast to looking at it from the outside. The exhibition in Sølyst castle consits of three works of art: […]



Schwärmerei

‹Schwärmerei› (German lit. going of in swarms, as bees under their queen), name given to an intense enthusiasm for other people or things with which people are affected. Also means excessive emotion. Travel brochure images on board, Blu-Tack. Installation view Kunstmuseum Olten