WESHAREADREAMLETSSTEPOUTSIDE/TRUSTTHEWORDSOFSTEVIE, 2017 Epoxy resin and pigments on wood 72 x 96 inches

Epoxy resin and pigments on wood
72 x 96 inches


Miles McEnery Gallery
525 West 22nd Street
New York, New York 

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 "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 “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.

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40 Jahre FUHRWERKSWAAGE  -  100 Kataloge  
eine Sonderschau im MAKK Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Köln
Eröffnung: Freitag, 9. November, 19:00 Uhr


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Marcus Bjernerup (Berlin)
Markus Linnenbrink (New York City) 
Alice Musiol (Köln) 
Jochen Schneider (Berlin)
Martin Schwenk (Düsseldorf)
Sylvia Schwenk (Berlin)
Jana Troschke (Berlin)
Heiko Wommelsdorf (Hamburg)

1. September 2018 — 30. September 2018
Eröffnung Freitag 31. August 2018 | 19 Uhr

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Markus Linnenbrink – SUNANDWATER
Exhibition Dates: May 6 – July 1, 2017
Reception Date: Saturday, May 6th, 3 – 6 pm

Patricia Sweetow Gallery is looking forward to welcoming Markus Linnenbrink – SUNANDWATERin his one-person exhibition at our pop-up gallery in Oakland. In the main gallery we anticipate drilled, incised and drip horizontal paintings ranging in size from 18 x 96 inches to 48 x 96 inches. In our 12 x 12′ exhibition space Linnenbrink will prepare a wall painting to fit the unique characteristics of the space. In our 3rd gallery space Linnenbrink will present square works ranging from 3 to 4′ squares.

75 Rockefeller Center

Markus Linnenbrink was commissioned to create a 7 x 90 feet drip painting for the lobby of 75 Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan. The painting will be permanently installed for the opening of the newly renovated building in early 2016.



A solo show opening at wasserman projects in Detroit early September, inside ALLOVERPAINTING of a double pavillion. 


Onward and Upward: 38 Breathtaking Images from 2014

Included as on of the 38 extraordinary images selected from hundreds of projects all around the globe. MARKUS LINNENBRINK: Wasserscheide (Desireallputtogether) in acrylic,
pigment, and epoxy at the Kunsthalle Nürnberg in Germany. Photography by Annette Kradisch.


Judging a Book by Its Cover: Color Drenched Acts of Resistance


Can't Catch a BreakGender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility by Susan Starr Sered (Author), Maureen Norton-Hawk (Author). September 2014.


Morrison Foerster's new office featured story on the cover  of Interior Design Magazine.

"OFF THE WALLS! Bildraeume und Raumbilder"

Markus Linnenbrink was invited to participate with painting a whole room floor to ceiling in "OFF THE WALLS! Bildraeume und Raumbilder" at Kunsthalle Nuernberg in Germany, opening July 16th 2014

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Markus Linnenbrink was invited to create a wallpainting for the lobby of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The wallpainting will go up June 26th 2014 to be on view permanently.


ODETTA presents Opening Day

Inaugural show at ODETTA, a new gallery in Bushwick, 229 Cook Street, Brooklyn, NY

Morrison Foerster: Midtown Manhattan

Markus Linnenbrink was commissioned to produce 8 wallpaintings for the new offices of Morrison Foerster in Midtown Manhattan, one for each elevator lobby. the paintings will be installed in April 2014 for the inauguration of the new New York home of the law firm.



Markus Linnenbrink was invited to participate with a large scale wallpainting in STROMFESTIVAL September 5 - 8 2013, an art festival covering installation, sound, noise, performance art and film at Kunsthaus Rhenania Cologne, Germany.