Grew up in Moskow and Berlin. 1983–1988 studied painting at Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee. Lives in Berlin. The artist is equipped with a biography that oscillates between Moscow, East Berlin and finally after the turnaround in the new ‘Whole-Berlin’. Socialist socialization plays a part in the work of this artist, whose background in fact is painting, but who kept struggling visibly with the medium. In the meantime, MK Kaehne has evolved to a sculptor who plans and builds systems thoroughly.