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Markus Linnenbrink Studio, 2012, Brooklyn, NY

MARKUS LINNENBRINK (b. in Dortmund, Germany in 1961) attended Gesamthochschule in Kassel and later the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin.

Recent solo exhibitions include “WEREMEMBEREVERYONE,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “IWANNABEWHEREYOUARE,” Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “SLEEPWALKPARADISE,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “WHOLEWIDEWORLDWONDERFUL,” Galería Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain; “LETMETELLYOUWHATTHERIVERSGONNADO,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “THEREAINTNOEASYWAYOUT,” Maurizio Caldirola, Monza,Italy; “HOWCANISLEEPWITHROCKSINMYBED,” Ameringer|McEnery|Yohe, NewYork,NY; “WHENTHEPASTWASPRESENTSOWILLBENOW,” TaubertContemporary, Berlin, Germany; “THEFIRSTISCRAZYANDTHESECONDISNUTS,”WassermanProjects,Detroit,MI; “THEGRASSISALWAYSGREENER,” Galería Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain; “THERIDENEVERENDS,” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA; “day after day it reappears,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “so here is what you gonna do,” ft-contemporary, Berlin, Germany.

Recent group exhibitions include “Farbanstöße. Farbe in der neueren Kunst,” Kunstsammlung der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Situation Kunst (für Max Imdahl), Bochum, Germany; “Water Reverie,” Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey; “The Responsive Eye Revisited: Then, Now, and In-Between,” Miles McEnery Gallery, NewYork, NY; “Abstraction&Architecture, “(Days ofArchitecture), Strasbourg, France; “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, NewYork,NY; “abstract remix,” NewArt Projects, London, United Kingdom; “DeckVoyage,” (curated by Necmi Sönmez) Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul,Turkey; “Revisiones,” Galeria Impakto, Lima, Peru; “Off The Wall!” (curated by Harriet Zilch), Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany; “Selections of the Cleve Carney Collection” (curated by Barbara Wiesen), Cleve Carney Art Gallery, McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn, IL; “3+4 B/W,” Taubert-Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “Local Color,” San José Museum of Art, San José, CA; and “Roy G Biv,” Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery, New York, NY; among others.

His work is included in the permanent collections of Ministry of Culture,The Hague,The Netherlands; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; San José Museum of Art, San José, CA; and Hammer Museum, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; among others. In 2016, Linnenbrink completed two permanent public installations: an outdoor wallpainting at SLS Brickell Hotel and Residences, Miami, FL, and a site-specific, large-scale painting for the lobby of 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY.

Markus Linnenbrink lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.