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

2018
Strips, Peter Lund, Oslo

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

2016
Sergej Jensen, Statens Museun for Kunst, Copenhagen
Edvard Munch In Denmark (with Andrea Fourchy), Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen
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, Berlin
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

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

2009
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

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

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

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

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

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

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

2001
Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

2000
Galerie Normadenoase, Hamburg, Germany

 

Group Exhibitions

2018
“Optik Schröder II,” Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria

2017
Condo, Maureen Paley hosting dépendance, Maureen Paley, London

2016
The Squatter, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris

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, Germany

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

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

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

2008
Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York,
NY Une Saison à Bruxelles, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Painting Now and Forever, Part II, Matthew Marks Gallery and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY
No Information Available, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Review, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
MD 72, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin, Germany
Boxer, Literaturhaus Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Terms and Conditions, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Review, Galerie Neu, Berlin
o Information Available, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
The Art of the Real, Oud Vliegveld, Oostende, Belgium
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, Dresden
Von Bill Viola bis Aernout Mik, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
It Takes Something To Make Something, Portikus Frankfurt
Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Joseph Strau and Galerie Meerrettich, Vilma Gold, London, UK
Conditions of Display, The Moore Space, Miami; traveling to Locust Projects, Miami, FL Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
Dependance at Galerie Neu, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

2006
Shandyismus. Autorschaft als Genre, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
Tension; Sex; Despair- Aber hallo/na und, WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
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, Zürich
Dekade 1993 – 2007, a project by Dirk von Lowtzow, Open Space, Art Cologne, Booth: Galerie Neu / Gal Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Whitney Biennial, New York, NY
Momentum 2006, Momentum – Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Faster! Bigger! Better!, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Under Pressure, Art: Concept, Paris, France
Optik Schröder, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Infinite Painting, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Codroipo, Italy
Under Pressure, Art:Concept, Paris, France
Down By Law, a project by the Wrong Gallery for the Whitney Biennial, New York, NY
A reverie interrupted by the police, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
Implosion, 10 Years Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

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

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

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

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

1999
Otto hat Besuch (Otto has a visitor), Copenhagen, Denmark
Malerei 1.9.- 31.10., Berlin, Germany 1998 Miles, Mannheim, Germany
Wisconsin, Frankfurt, Germany

1997
Downtown, Frankfurt, Germany Playground, Frankfurt, Germany
W 5, Munich, Germany
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
23 x 28 cm
paperback: 300 pg.
Publisher: Distanz
ISBN 978-3942405065
EUR 45.00