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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Lucie Stahl.

Mathis Altmann

Born in 1987, Munich, Germany

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States, Zürich, Switzerland

Overview

Mathis Altmann’s installations and sculptures show a strong socio-critical awareness, and his skillful use of assemblage and collage portrays an intricately complex world. Using consumer goods, waste, everyday objects, and building materials, he creates scenarios that expose the illusion of a glamorous and carefree world and invites the audience to see beyond the surface. Altmann explores themes such as abundance, consumption, disposability, functionality, and superficiality, with a focus on cre...Read more