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MARKUS LINNENBRINK
Born 1961 in Dortmund, Germany, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

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

Selected Solo Exhibitions
 

2017
Maurizio Caldirola Gallery, Monza, Italy
hereistandknockingatyourdoor Taubert Contemporary, Berlin
SUNANDWATER Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Oakland, CA
 

2016
HOWCANISLEEPWITHROCKSINMYBED Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery, New York
HEARYOURNAMELIKELIGHTPASSINGBY, Concourse Lobby, 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
BIENVIENUDAAMYDISCO, SLS Brickell Hotel and Residences, Miami, FL (outdoor wallpainting) 
 

2015
THEGRASSISALWAYSGREENER Galleria Max Estrella, Madrid
THEFIRSTONEISCRAZYANDTHESECONDONEISNUTS Wasserman Projects, Detroit
WHENTHEPASTWASPRESENTSOWILLBENOW Taubert Contemporary, Berlin
 

2014
THERIDENEVERENDS Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Museum
EVERYBODYWILLBEDANCINGIFWEAREDOINGITRIGHT Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery, New York
8 Wallpaintings for Morrison Forester, New York

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

2012
so here is what your gonna do ft-contemporary, Berlin
THEREWERESONGSBEFORETHEREWASRADIO Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery, New York, 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) 
MITTIGLICHT, 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, 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

2017
abstract remix, New Art Projects, London, UK

2016
Deck Voyage Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey, curated by Necmi Sönmez

2015
Revisiones Galeria Impakto, Lima, Peru

2014
Opening Day ODETTA Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
The Skull Show Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, curated by Carrie Lederer
Off The Wall! Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany, curated by Harriet Zilch
Selections of the Cleve Carney Collection, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, IL, curated by Barbara Wiesen

2013
Art Connects New York, Queens Community Houses New York, curated by Brad Silk
3+4 B/W taubert-contemporary, Berlin

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“, Kunstmuseum Bochum
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 going to die, Number35 Gallery, New York
we are all going 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