MARKUS LINNENBRINK (b. in Dortmund, Germany in 1961) attended Gesamthochschule in Kassel and later the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin.
In 2016, Linnenbrink completed two permanent public installations: an outdoor wallpainting at SLS Brickell Hotel and Residences, Miami FL, and a series of paintings for 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY.
Recent solo exhibitions include “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; “WHENTHEPASTWASPRESENTSOWILLBENOW,” Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “THEFIRSTISCRAZYANDTHESECONDISNUTS,” Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI; “THEGRASSISALWAYSGREENER,” Max Estrella Gallery, Madrid, Spain; “THERIDENEVERENDS,” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA; “day after day it appears,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and “so here’s what you gonna do,” Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany.
Recent group exhibitions include “Farb anstöße,” Situation Kunst (für Max Imdahl) | Museum unter Tage, Bochum, Germany; “Abstraction & Architecture,“ Abstract Room, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France; "Belief in Giants," Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Abstract Remix,” Taubert Contemporary at New Art Projects, London, England; “Deck Voyage,” Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey, curated by Necmi Sönmez; “Revisiones,” Galeria Impakto, Lima, Peru; “Off The Wall!,” Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany; “Selections of the Cleve Carney Collection,” Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL; “3+4 B/W,” Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “Local Color,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; and “ROY G BIV,” Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery, New York, NY; among others.
His work is included in the permanent collections of The Hague, Ministry of Culture, The Netherlands; Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, NH; Museum Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany; NBC Rockefeller Center, New York, NY; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; San Jose Museum of Art, CA; and UCLA Hammer Museum, University of California Los Angeles, CA; among others.
Linnenbrink lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.