Eske Kath

In his works Eske Kath (b. 1975) depicts nature from a somewhat brutal perspective. In his paintings and sculptures tornadoes and volcanic eruptions threaten to disorganize the world and the small, superimposed houses that occasionally reveal the fragile existence of man in his work. Kath’s fascination with catastrophe echoes the global media images of today and etches them within a pictorial tradition of Romanticism. Just like the romantic artists let the motif of Doomsday stand as a promise of resurrection to new and better times, Kath also lets the end of civilization contain a paradoxical possibility of renewal and rebirth.

 

 

Kath pursues a modern connection between the shapes in the landscape and the human body. As the title of Eske Kath’s second solo exhibition ’My Tsunami’ indicates, the trembling of the Earth becomes a metaphor for the movements of the human body and nature’s turbulence as an image of the ups and downs of the mind.

 

Kath’s landscapes contain the remembrance of the profundity of the self, reflected in the world and of nature as the deep intensity the mind. Eske Kath graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen in 2003. 

 

 

www.eskekath.dk

 

 

Exhibitions in the gallery:


2015 14.08 - 19.09. NEIGHBORS - solo show (Copenhagen)

 

2013 07.06. - 10.08. ALLES WASSER - group show (Copenhagen)

 

2013 23.03 - 11-0.5. ESKE KATH - BLACKBOARD SUNSET & TOM ANHOLT - MAN MADE (Berlin)

 

2012. 27.09 - 20.10. ACCROCHAGE - group show (Copenhagen)

 

2012 25.05 - 25.08 ALLES WASSER - group show (Berlin)

 

2011 19.08 - 24.09. THERE WERE HOUSES EVERYWHERE - solo show (Copenhagen)

 

2009  25.09 - 14.11. NAMAZU-ECLIPSE - solo show (Berlin)

 

2009 17.04 - 23.05. MEGA - group show (Copenhagen) 

 

2007 14.12 - 2008 02.02. ACCESSORIES - group show (Copenhagen)

 

2007  01.11 - 08.12. GRAVITY - solo show (Copenhagen)

 

2004 17.01 - 28.02. COLOR - group show (Copenhagen)

 

2003 08.11 - 14.12. MY TSUNAMI - solo show (Copenhagen)

 

2002 08.03 - 14.04. ANNA FRO VODDER, ESKE KATH, METTE WINCKELMANN, SHAMANIZIA (Copenhagen)

 

2015 14.08 - 2015 19.09. Eske Kath - Neighbors


2015 11.07 - 2015 19.09. Eske Kath - Neighbors


Eske Kath, Arena, 2015, acrylic on cotton and linen, 182 x 276 cm