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BIO

MARKUS LINNENBRINK / PDF HERE

Born 1961 in Dortmund, Germany

Education

1985-88 Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin
1982-85 Gesamthochschule, Kassel

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013
day after day it reappears Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco

2012
so here is what your gonna do ft-contemporary, Berlin

there were songs before there was radio Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery, New York

ft-contemporary, Berlin

River and Landscape Ana Serratosa Gallery, Valencia, Spain

2011

too early and always and all over again, Patricia Sweetow Gallery San Francisco

come a little closer, Kong Tomlinson Contemporary, New York,

2010

LISTENALLTHEWAYTHROUGH, ftc gallery, Berlin

NOMATTERWHEREYOUGOTHEREYOUARE, number35, New York

2009

BIGOUTREAGEOUSSOUND Galerie MaxEstrella, Madrid

ALLTHETHINGSTHATAREOUTSIDEOFME The Columns, Seoul, Korea

EVERYTHINGEVERYWHEREALLTHETIME Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco

2008

TRICKY FEVER, Galerie Fiedler Contemporary, Cologne

2007

FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH YOU, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

CECIN'ESTPASDUDISCO, The Columns Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Fiedler Gallery, Cologne, Solo exhibition in Basel, Switzerland

AUFSTEIGEND (WALKABOUT), Kunstverein Kreis Gütersloh

2006

EVERYTHING ECSTATIC, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco

VIELLEICHT LASS UNS DAS ALLEES NEHMEN, Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover

MAYBEICANTAKEEVERYTHING, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

ALLES EKSTASE, Märkisches Museum, Witten, Germany

DARKER THAN BLUE (DIAMOND IN THE BACK), Kunstverein Münsterland, Coesfeld

2005

SCHICK SCHNACK SCHNUCK, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York

2004

EVOKE AN OBJECT, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

Galerie Renate Schröder, Köln

SCHIEFEBAHN, Museum Neue Galerie, Kassel (wall painting)

2003

THE BEAUTY YOU ARE, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY

MYSELF OUTSIDE, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (wall painting)

Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002

Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY (wall painting)

MITTIGLIGHT, Museum Katharinehof, Kranenburg, Germany (wall painting)

REFLECTWHATYOUARE, Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

2001

Poured Milled Pressed, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY

Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

2000

Layered Over, Wassermann Gallery, Munich

Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

1999

Neues Gestirn, Singel 74 Gallery, Amsterdam (with Matthias Lanfer)

Let Run, Wassermann Gallery, Munich

The Bottom Line, Kunstverein Ahlen/Westf.

Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago

1998

FIND AN UNIDENTICAL TWIN, Wolfgang Werth Gallery, Düsseldorf

circumambient, Kunstverein Recklinghausen

Only Zebras?, Wassermann Gallery, Munich

Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

1997

Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

1996

stripes, Verein für aktuelle Kunst, Oberhausen

stripes do not a zebra make, Vincenz Sala Gallery, Brüssel

1995

Foundation, Clemens-Sels-Museum, Neuss (floor painting)

Colorado, Wolfgang Werth Gallery, Düsseldorf

Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln

1994

Colorado, Vincenz Sala Gallery, Berlin

1993

RGB+CO, Wolfgang Werth Gallery, Düsseldorf

On the Floor, Weber Gallery, Münster (floorpainting)

1992

Charchut & Werth Gallery, Düsseldorf

Striped, Museum am Ostwall (Studio), Dortmund

1991

Vincenz Sala Gallery, Berlin

1990

Hete A.M. Hünermann Gallery, Düsseldorf

City Gallery, Kulturring Sundern

1988

Produzentengalerie, Kassel

Vincenz Sala Gallery, Berlin



Selected Group Exhibitions 

2013

“3+4 b/w“, taubert contemporary, Berlin, Germany

2012
BUZZ Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, curated by Vik Muniz Local Color San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

2011

ROY G BIV Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery New York 

2010

Beijing Biennial 2010, Beijing, China

"out of the office“, Kunstmusuem Bochum D

im raum nichts als farbe sehen, Galerie oqbo, Berlin

2009

two degrees of separtion, Sartori Gallery, New York

A Measure of Humanity – The Harcos-Huneke Collection, Grand Galleries,

Grand Theatre Center, Tracy, CA

we are all goin to die, Number35 gallery, New York

we are all goin to die, Sue Scott Gallery, New York

IMPACTE! Collecio Olor Visual, Fundacio Vallapalou, Spain

2008

…einen AUGEN-Blick, bitte" / Please cast an eye...! Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V.,

Bodenburg

Abstrakt - Malerei und Skulpturen, Krammig & Pepper Contemporary, Berlin

Print Publishers Spotlight: center street studio, The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

DESIGNS FROM WALLPAPERLAB, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, VA

FUNDAMENTAL ABSTRACTION II, Haines Gallery, San Francisco

Material Color, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey

2007

BRIGHT, I SPACE, The Chicago Gallery of the University of Illinois, Chicago

HOT AND COLD, abstract prints from the center street studio, Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College Boston

HOLIDAY READING, Number35, New York

AN ECLECTIC EYE, Selections from the Dean Leach Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ

2006

Transparent, Aquarellmalerei der Gegenwart, XYLON Museum Schwetzingen

THE SCENT OF KOREA, Daegu National Museum, South Korea

2005 KLASSE GIRKE, Verein fur aktuelle Kunst, Oberhausen

Weisshaupt Collection, Museum for Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt

COLOR THEORY, Schweinfurt Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY

2004

Kinetic, bank Gallery, Los Angeles

Prints and Portfolios from the Center Street Studio, Boston, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art

Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, MA

ABSTRACTION PURE & IMPURE, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island,

Kingston, RI. Curated by Judith Tolnick.

PRIVATGRÜN: Kunst im privaten Raum, Cologne (outdoor

installation).Curated by Jochen Heufelder.

Colors & Stripes, Robert Drees Gallery, Hannover

Hard & Soft, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

STOP & STORE, Luxe, New York, NY

THE COLOR LINE, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY. Curated by Lisa Hatchadoorian.

2003

STRATA, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Summer Color, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

patricasweetowgallery.com Markus Linnenbrink 3 of 3

Chilufim/Transfer, Kunstmuseum Bonn (wall painting)

Haus Esters, Krefeld (wall painting)

2002

Breathing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

Transit, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

Floor-to-Ceiling, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

Chilufim/Transfer, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel;

Kunstverein Heinsberg, Germany

2001

Heat, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

Encaustics, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago (4 Person)

2000

Painting Today-Overseas and Here, Renate Schröder Gallery, Köln, Germany

Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Seems: Work at the Edge of the Exhibition Space, The Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University,

Evanston, IL (wall painting)

After Zürich, La Ferronerie Gallery, Paris

The Color Got Me, Verein für aktuelle Kunst, Oberhausen

Abstrakt Eins, Gallery Fahnemann, Berlin

1999

Passages, Exhibition in various churches in Recklinghausen (light installation)

1998

architectural exhibition, Wetter (floor painting)

Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997

what you missed in ʻ96, Vincenz Sala Gallery, Brüssel

1985 - 1997, Verein für aktuelle Kunst , Oberhausen

1996

works on paper, Stefan Rasche Gallery, Münster

state of affairs, Gustav-Lübke-Museum, Hamm

1994

KunstKreuzKirche, Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche, Dortmund (wall painting)

1993

Painterly Proposals, Weber Gallery, Münster

1992

“1986”, Vincenz Sala Gallery, Berlin

1991

cross section, Karl-Ernst-Osthaus Museum, Hagen

Stipend Märkisches Stipendium, Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid

1989


6. exhibition of the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Pels Leusden Gallery, Berlin

1988

Play off, Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin