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Kilian Rüthemann

Born in 1979, Bütschwil, Switzerland

Lives and works in Basel, Switzerland


Kilian Rüthemann frequently employs edible materials such as sugar, salt, and common construction elements, including cement, plaster, concrete, iron, and asphalt in his sculptures. Rüthemann's work resonates with tenets of Minimalism, procedural artistry, wit, strategic interventions, and creative repurposing. Interpretations of his work often allude to the artistic paradigms and stances prevalent in the late 1960s and 1970s, now associated with Postminimalist ideas. However, Rüthemann revitali...Read more