Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Sergej Jensen
Installation view
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2016

 

Untitled
2015
acrylic on canvas
76 x 51 cm
30 x 20 in

 

Untitled
2015
acrylic on canvas
230 x 190 cm
90.55 x 75 in

 

Untitled
2015
acrylic on canvas
86 x 53 cm
34 x 21 in

 

Untitled
2015
acrylic on canvas
86 x 53 cm
34 x 21 in

 

Sergej Jensen
Untiltled
2015
acrylic on canvas
170 x 160 cm
66.92 x 63 in

 

Sergej Jensen
Untitled (back painting)
2014
acrylic on linen
86 x 53 cm
33.8 x 20.9 in

 

Sergej Jensen
Untitled
2014
mixed material on linen
86 x 53 cm
33.8 x 20.8 in

 

 

Sergej Jensen
Untitled
2012
acrylic on canvas
137 x 103 cm
53.9 x 40.6 in

 

 

Sergej Jensen
Untitled
2008
sewn money bags
216 x 152.5 cm
85 x 60 inches

 

Sergej Jensen
Untitled
2013
pastel on canvas
62 x 62 cm
24.4 x 24.4 inches

 

Untitled
2009
55 x 50 cm

Untitled
2009
110 x 120 cm

Untitled
2011
Acrylic, pastel, oil on silk
175 x 130 cm

Untitled
2011
Pastel on canvas
75 x 50 cm

Untitled
2011
Swen fabrics
275 x 225 cm

Untitled
2011
Oil on swen linen
160 x 130 cm

Untitled
2011
Acrylic on silk
190 x 140 cm

Untitled
2011
Acrylic and swen fabrics on canvas
120 x 150 cm

1973 Born in Maglegaard, Denmark
Lives and works in Berlin

Education

Studied at the Städelschule (Prof. Thomas Bayrle)
Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt Germany

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Sergej Jensen, Carpintaria (Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel), Rio de Janeiro

2018
Fabric Paintings, Galerie Buchholz, New York
Strips, Peter Lund, Oslo

2017
The Weather, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Sergej Jensen, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden

2016
Sergej Jensen, Statens Museun for Kunst, Copenhagen
Edvard Munch In Denmark (with Andrea Fourchy), Avlskarl Gallery
Money Bags, White Cube, Bermondsey, London

2015
Sounds of the Earth, dépendance, Brussels
Sergej Jensen, Galerie Buchholz, New York

2014
Classic, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
We not, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
Sergej Jensen, Avlskarl, Copenhagen
Evian, White Cube, Hong Kong

2013
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Fred Thieler Prize for Painting, Berlinische Galerie 
Anton Kern Gallery, New York 

2012
Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo
Anton Kern Gallery, New York 

2011
Master of Colors, dépendance, Brussels 
Master of Color, Galerie Neu 
Sergej Jensen, MoMA PS1, New York 

2010
Dog Show Painting Show, Kunsthalle Portikus, Frankfurt
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
The Last Twenty Minutes of 2001, White Cube, London

2009
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2008
Galerie Neu, Berlin
Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
Sergej Jensen and Henrik Olesen, Pinakothek der Moderne
Sergej Jensen: Schmoll, Kunsthalle Bergen
Pictures and Paintings, Anton Kern, New York
Pictures and Paintings, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Konsthall Malmö, Malmö

2007
Nomadic bags and bag faces, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

2006
La chambre de la peinture, White Cube, London
Nature and Nothing, Galeria Fortes Vilaca, São Paulo

2005
Paintings (I come from the computer), NY
Bad Dreams, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-Heist

2004
Arbeiten und ein Feuerwerk, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven
Die Jahresrückblicklampe, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin

2003
Stürme der Jugend (Storms of The Youth), dépendance, Brussels Greene Naftali Gallery, New York (with Stefan Müller)
Sergej Jensen und Stefan Müller, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany 2002, Kreishaus Hofheim / Taunus (with Stefan Müller)
Nicolas Krupp, Basel

2001
Galerie Neu, Berlin

2000
Galerie Normadenoase, Hamburg

Group Exhibitions

2018
Hӧlle, Galerie Buchholz, New York
Optik Schröder II, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna

2017
Condo, Maureen Paley hosting dépendance, Maureen Paley, London
L’Offre, DHC Montreal, Montreal
Bunker #3, Boros Collection, Berlin

2016
The Squatter, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
Edvard Munch in Denmark: Andrea Fourchy and Sergej Jensen, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen
Grabt Tiefer, ihr Schönen, Galerie Neu, Berlin

2014
The Hawker, dépendance at Carlos / Ishikawa, London
Script for Leaving Traves, David Roberts Art Foundation, London

2013
Decorum, Musée d’art modèrne de la ville de Paris, Paris
Keilrahmen. Painting Forever, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Art & Textiles – Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
DSM-V, The Future Moynihan Station, New York
The Gesture and the Sign, White Cube, Sao Paulo

2012
Catle In The Air, Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznan
No Helps, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
Circus Wols: An Homage, Weserburg | Museum of Modern Art, Bremen

2011
Printemps de Septembre Festival, Toulouse
Thomas Bayrle kuratiert (ungern) Schrippenkönig mitp, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna
Structure & Absence, White Cube Bermondsey, London
Precarious Worlds: Contemporary Art From Germany, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis
Time Again, Sculpture Center, Long Island City
Provisional Painting, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
All of This and Nothing, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles 
Tableaux, Magasin CNAC, Grenoble
Dystopia, CAPC, Bordeaux

2010
The House of Wonder, MD 72, Berlin
“…”, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Novel, dépendance, Brussels
Neue Alchemie. Kunst der Gegenwart nach Beuys, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster
Fischgrätenmelkstand, Temporäre Kunsthalle
Mehr Teppich/More Carpet, Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
„SHAZAM!“, Galerie Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin

2009
Modern Modern, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
My Summer Show, Galerie Lelong, New York
Your Gold Teeth II, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
The Splendour of Fear, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
Nothing to say and I am saying it, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg      Minimal Means, Initial Access, Wolverhampton
Getting Nowhere, Galleria Gentili, Prato
Carnegie Art Award, various locations
Black Summer, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels                                                             

2008
Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
NY Une Saison à Bruxelles, dépendance, Brussels
Painting Now and Forever, Part II, Matthew Marks Gallery and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
No Information Available, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
Review, Galerie Neu, Berlin
MD 72, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
Boxer, Literaturhaus Frankfurt, Frankfurt
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Terms and Conditions, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
Review, Galerie Neu, Berlin
o Information Available, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
The Art of the Real, Oud Vliegveld, Oostende
Rauschende Gäste. Die Sammlung Rausch und die Städelschule zu Gast im Hotel Marienbad, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2007
Helmut Draxler: Shandyismus…, Kunsthaus Dresden
Von Bill Viola bis Aernout Mik, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
It Takes Something To Make Something, Portikus Frankfurt
Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Joseph Strau and Galerie Meerrettich, Vilma Gold, London
Conditions of Play, The Moore Space, Miami; traveling to Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
dépendance at Galerie Neu, Galerie Neu, Berlin

2006
Shandyismus. Autorschaft als Genre, Wiener Secession, Vienna
Tension; Sex; Despair- Aber hallo/na und, WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse
Austria Filaturen, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (kuratiert von Bettina Klein)
Von Bill Viola bis Aernout Mik, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Albrecht Schnider, Rebecca Morris, Sergej Jensen, Grieder Contemporary, Küstnacht bei Zürich
Dekade 1993 – 2007, a project by Dirk von Lowtzow, Open Space
Art Cologne, Booth: Galerie Neu / Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
Whitney Biennial, New York
Momentum 2006, Momentum – Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Oslo
Faster! Bigger! Better!, ZKM, Karlsruhe
Under Pressure, Art: Concept, Paris
Optik Schröder, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig
Infinite Painting, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Codroipo
Down By Law, a project by the Wrong Gallery for the Whitney Biennial, New York
A reverie interrupted by the police, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome
Implosion, 10 Years Anton Kern Gallery, New York

2005
IN CONCERT, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
Mallorca Open, Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx
Nolens Volens, Galerie Neu, Berlin

2004
Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
Biennale São Paulo, São Paulo
Happy Days are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London
Formalismus, Moderne Kunst, heute, Kunstverein Hamburg
Works from the Boros Collection, Museum für neue Kunst ZKM, Karlsruhe
Jahresgaben 2004-2005 / Ausstellung, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig
Jetzt und Zehn Jahre davor, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin Rheinschau 2004, Cologne
Universal Outstrech, Flaca, London

2003
Western, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Anke aus Kork (Anke made of Cork), Galerie Arkade, Mödling
New Abstract Painting, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
deutschemalereizweitausenddrei (germanpaintingtwothausandandtwo), Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany

2002
HOSSA, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca                           
Lothringer 13, Munich
Fluten (Floods), Hamburg
Urgent Painting, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Waiting fort he ice age, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna
Schöne Aussichten Herr Schweins, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne

2001
Frankfurter Kreuz, Schirn-Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
G.F.j.K., Baden-Baden
Viva November, Braunschweig, Germany                                      Papierarbeiten, Bernadette Mittlup, Cologne

2000
l.o.w., Frankfurt
G.M., Berlin
Deutsche Kunst in Moskau (German Art in Moskau), Moscow

1999
Otto hat Besuch (Otto has a visitor), Copenhagen
Malerei 1.9.- 31.10., Berlin, Germany

1998
Miles, Mannheim
Wisconsin, Frankfurt

1997
Downtown, Frankfurt
Playground, Frankfurt
W 5, Munich

Performances since 1998 with Claus Richter and Oliver Husain; since 2004 Da Group w/Michaela Meise. Ledermuseum, Offenbach; Kunstverein, Stuttgart; Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Expo, Hannover; Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg; C/O, Offenbach; TAT, Frankfurt; Museum Fridericaneum, Kassel; Galerie Wintergarten, Wien; Kunstverein Hamburg; Migros Museum, Zurich,; Liste Basel.
Concert, Publications, Film Music, etc.:
“Sud“, “Vivienne“, “Sergej Jensen group“, “Bernadette Hengst“, “Schwabinggrad Ballett“; “Tolerantes Brandenburg“, „Songs of Nico“ (w/Michaela Meise), Red Crayola (w/Henning Bohl).

Bibliography

2012
Asthoff, Jens. “Sergej Jensen.” ArtForum January 2012: p 233 Prince, Mark. “Sergej Jensen.” Art in America January 2012: p 112

2011
Rhodes, David. “Letter from Berlin Sergej Jensen Master of Color.” The Brooklyn Rail October 2011
Asfour, Nana. “Sergej Jensen: The artist does a lot with a little.” TimeOut New York April 22, 2011 Smith, Roberta. “A Textured Palette Without Much Paint” The New York Times January 27, 2011

2010
Robecchi, Michele. “Sergej Jensen.” Flash Art October 2010, Issue 274
MacMillian, Kyle. “Minimalist Sergej Jensen Weaves Remnants into Art” The Denver Post August 27, 2010
Hudson, Suzanne. “Previews: Sergej Jensen.” ArtForum May 2010: p 139
At Home/ Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Hessel Museum of Art/ Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (exhibition catalog)

2008
Joanna Fiduccia, Sergej Jensen, Artforum International, September 2008 Douglas Fogle, Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International, 2008
Saskia Draxler, Artforum online, March 21, 2008 2007 N.N., Art Basel 2007, in: Hali.com, June 27

2006
Sergej Jensen at Anton Kern Gallery, Brian Sholis, Artforum, January, p.221.
Sergej Jensen at Anton Kern, Matthew Guy Nichols, Art in America, p.148.
Pattern Recognition – the art of Sergej Jensen, Lisa Pasquariello, Artforum, Summer, p. 326-329. *“Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost.“ , Anton Kern Gallery, New York.

2005
Sergej Jensen at Anton Kern, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Nov. 4. Homespun Intelligence, Jerry Saltz, The Village Voice, Nov. 4.
Sergej Jensen at Anton Kern, The New Yorker, Nov. 7.
Sergej Jensen, Kyle Bentley, Artforum, Oct.
Sergej Jensen at Galerie Neu, Arden Reed, Art in America, May.
* “Formalism. Modern Art, today. Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute.“, Hatje Cantz Verlag Diederichsen, Diedrich: „Formalismus“ in Artform, March, p.231.

2004
Schiff, Hajo: “26.Biennale von Sao Paulo“, in Kunstforum, Bd.173, p. 245 Eichler, Dominique: “SergejJensen“, in Frieze Issue 87, Nov/Dec
Kunstverein in Hamburg,
Prince, Mark: 26a Bienal de Sao Paulo, Curatorial Text. September 2004
* “Eclipse-Towards the edge of the visible“, White Cube, London
* “Werke aus der Sammlung Boros“, zkm Karlsruhe, Ostfilder-Ruit, Hatje Cantz Verlag

2003
* “Sergej Jensen – Stefan Müller“, Kunstverein Braunschweig Prince, Mark: „Feint Art“, in: Art Monthly, 06.03 No. 267
* “New Abstract Painting“, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen
David Grubbs: “Zu früh unvollendet“, in Texte zur Kunst, Heft 49 März
Spiegel 3/2003: Florian Illies über „deutschemalereizweitausendrei“
* “deutschemalereizweitausendrei“, Hrsg. Nicolaus Schafhausen, Frankfurter Kunstverein shortlist art, in Village Voice, Jan 29-Feb 4
Saltz, Jerry: „Rays of Light“, in Village Voice, Jan. 22-28

2002
Grown Up and in Love With Color, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Art Review/The Armory Show, Feb. 22nd
Vitamin P, Phaidon Press
* “Urgent Painting“, ARC, Paris

2001
Gnadenlos gemütlich eingerichtet, Ina Weintrautner, Handelsblatt, Jun. 18.
* catalogue

Publications

2011
Sergej Jensen, Distanz, March 2011

Awards

2010 Carnegie Art Award

Sergej Jensen
2011
Published by: Distanz
Paperback
23 x 28 cm / 9 x 11 in
300 pages
English/German
39,95 EUR