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  • Born in 1973 Maglegaard, Denmark
  • Lives and works in New York

Education

Studied at Städelschule, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt

Solo Exhibitions

2017

  • Sergej Jensen, Galerie Neu, Berlin
  • Sergej Jensen, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden

2016

  • Sergej Jensen, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
  • Classic, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo
  • Moneybags, White Cube Bermondsey, London

2015

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

2014

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

2013

  • Sergej Jensen, Regen Projects, LA
  • Fred Thieler Prize 2013, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

2012

  • Sergej Jensen, Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo
  • Sergej Jensen, Anton Kern Gallery, New York

2011

  • Master of Color, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
  • Sergej Jensen, MoMA PS1, New York
  • Master of Colors, Galerie Dependance, Brussels

2010

  • Dog Show Painting Show, Portikus, Frankfurt
  • Sergej Jensen, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
  • Sergej Jensen, Hydra Workshop, Hydra
  • The Last Twenty Minutes of 2001, White Cube, London

2009

  • Sergej Jensen, KW │Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2008

  • Sergej Jensen. Pictures and Paintings, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Sergej Jensen. Pictures and Paintings, Galerie Neu, Berlin
  • Sergej Jensen (with Henrik Olesen), Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
  • Sergej Jensen , Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
  • Sergej Jensen, Kunsthalle Bergen, Norway

2007

  • Nomadic bags and bag faces, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

2006

  • La chambre de la peinture, White Cube Hoxton Square, London
  • Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo

2005

  • Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Bad Dreams, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke

2004

  • Die Jahresrückblicklampe, Glass Pavilion, Galerie Meerrettich Volksbühne, Berlin (with Josef Strau)
  • Galerie Neu, Berlin
  • Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven

2003

  • Stürme der Jugend, Dépendance, Brussels
  • Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig (with Stefan Müller)
  • Greene Naftali, New York (with Stefan Müller)

2002

  • Kreishaus Hofheim/Taunus (with Stefan Müller)
  • Galerie Nicolas Krupp, Basel

2001

  • Galerie Neu, Berlin

2000

  • Galerie Nomadenoase, Hamburg

Group Exhibitions

2017

  • Bunker #3, Boros Collection, Berlin
  • Dépendance, Maureen Paley, London

2016

  • Edvard Munch in Denmark, Avlskarl, Copenhagen 

2015

  • Losing The Compass, White Cube Mason's Yard, London

2014

  • 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

  • Castle In The Air, Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznań
  • No Helps, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
  • Circus Wols, Museum Weserburg, Bremen

2011

  • Precarious Worlds: Contemporary Art From Germany, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis
  • Joshua Neustein/ Sergej Jensen/ N. Dash, Untitled, New York
  • Structure and Absence, White Cube, London
  • "...", Galerie Neu, Berlin
  • Tableaux Contemporains, Magasin, Grenoble
  • Time Again, Sculpture Centre, New York
  • Provisional Painting, Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London
  • Black Swan, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
  • All of this and Nothing, 6th Hammer Invitational, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2010

  • “…” , Galerie Neu, Berlin
  • More Carpets, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
  • The House of Wonder, Galerie Neu, Mehring Damm 72, Berlin

2009

  • Getting Nowhere, Galleria Gentilli, Prato
  • The Splendour of Fear, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
  • Sergej Jensen, Wolfgang Breuer, Annette Kelm , KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • Nothing to say and I am saying it, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg

2008

  • Une Saison à Bruxelles, Dépendance, Brussels
  • MD 72, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
  • Painting Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Boxer, Literaturhaus Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Rauschende Gaste. Die Sammlung Rausch und die Stadelschule zu Gast im Hotel Marienbad, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • Johanna Billing, Isa Genzken, Sergej Jensen and Josef Strau, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
  • Terms and Conditions, De Ateliers, Amsterdam

2007

  • Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
  • Tension; Sex; Despair- Aber hallo/na und, WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
  • Helmut Draxler: SHANDYISMUS..., Kunsthaus Dresden
  • Von Bill Viola bis Aernout Mik, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
  • IT TAKES SOMETHING TO MAKE SOMETHING, Portikus, Frankfurt
  • Albrecht Schnider, Rebecca Morris, Sergej Jensen, Grieder Contemporary, Küstnacht bei Zürich
  • Filaturen, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (kuratiert von Bettina Klein)
  • Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
  • Josef Strau and Galerie Meerrettich, Vilma Gold, London
  • Dekade 1993 – 2007, a project by Dirk von Lowtzow, Open Space, Art Cologne,
  • Booth: Galerie Neu / Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
  • Conditions of Play, The Moore Space, Miami

2006

  • Under Pressure, Art:Concept, Paris (curated by Bill Cournoyer)
  • Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • Down By Law, A Wrong Gallery Project for the Whitney Biennale, New York
  • Day for Night, Whitney Biennale, New York
  • Infinite Painting, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Codroipo
  • Momentum 2006, Momentum – Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Oslo
  • A Reverie Interrupted by the Police, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome
  • FASTER! BIGGER! BETTER!, ZKM, Karlsruhe
  • Optik Schröder. Werke aus der Sammlung Schröder, Kunstverein Braunschweig
  • Implosion, 10 Years Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Delete / How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, (curated by Michael Clifton)

2005

  • Nolens volens, Galerie Neu, Berlin
  • Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca
  • Artis, Amsterdam

2004

  • Art Contemporain, Luxemburg
  • São Paolo Biennial, São Paolo
  • David Zwirner Gallery, New York
  • Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London
  • Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
  • Werke aus der Sammlung Boros, Museum für neue Kunst, zkm, Karlsruhe

2003

  • Westen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
  • Anke aus Kork, Galerie Arkade, Mödling
  • New Abstract Painting, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
  • Galerie Nagel, Cologne
  • deutschemalereizweitausenddrei, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
  • Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London

2002

  • Hossa, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca
  • Lothringer 13 Städtische Kunsthalle, Munich
  • Fluten, Hamburg
  • Urgent Painting, ARC, Paris
  • Waiting for the Ice Age, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna
  • Schöne Aussichten Herr Schweins, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne

2001

  • Frankfurter Kreuz, Schirn-Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
  • Gesellschaft der Freunde junger Kunst, Baden Baden
  • Bernadette Mittlup, Papierarbeiten, Cologne
  • Viva November, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg

2000

  • 1.o.w., Frankfurt am Main
  • G.M., Berlin
  • Deutsche Kunst in Moskau, Moscow

1999

  • Otto hat Besuch, OTTO, Copenhagen
  • Malerei 1.9.-31.10., Berlin

1998

  • Miles, Mannheim
  • Wisconsin, Frankfurt am Main

1997

  • Downtown, Städich Museum, Frankfurt am Main
  • Playground, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
  • W5, Munich
  • Collaborations
  • Since 1998 Jensen has performed with Claus Richter and Oliver Husain, and Michaela Meise joined in 2003. Since 2004 they have performed under the name Da Group (www.dagroup.de). They have performed extensively throughout Europe including Ledermuseum, Offenbach; Kunstverein, Stuttgart; Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Expo, Hannover; Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg; C/O, Offenbach; TAT, Frankfurt; Museum Fridericaneum, Kassel; Galerie Wintergarten, Wien; Hamburg Kunstverein; List Basel, Basel; Migros Museum, Zurich.
  • Projects
  • seit 1998 Performances/Exhibitions with Claus Richter and Oliver Husain.
  • seit 2001 featuring Michaela Meise.
  • seit 2004 „Da Group“ www.dagroup.de
  • Concerts, Releases, Filmmusic etc.
  • »Sud I« & »Sud II« (LP)
  • »Vivienne« (7“)
  • »Sergej Jensen Group« (7“)
  • »Tolerantes Brandenburg« (7“ Kraus Glucke)
  • »Songs of Nico« (CD - Neu Acustics)