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Markus Linnenbrink Studio, 2012, Brooklyn, NY

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 “IWANNABEWHEREYOUARE,” Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “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 “The Responsive Eye Revisited: Then, Now, and In-Between,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “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.