Markus Linnenbrink was born in Germany in 1961. He attended Gesamthochschule in Kassel and later the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin.
Recent solo exhibitions include “THEGRASSISALWAYSGREENER,” MaxEstrella Gallery, Madrid, Spain; “THERIDENEVERENDS,” Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA; “day after day it appears,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “so here is what your gonna do,” Fiedler Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “come a little closer,” Kong Tomlinson Contemporary, New York, NY; and “ALLTHETHINGSTHATAREOUTSIDEOFME,” The Columns, Seoul, Korea.
Recent group exhibitions include “Off The Walls,” Kunsthalle Nuernberg, Germany; “Selections of the Cleve Carney Collection,” Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of Dupal, Glenn Ellyn, Ilinois. “3+4 B/W,” Fiedler Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; “Local Color,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; “ROY G BIV,” Waterhouse and Dodd Gallery, New York, NY; “out of the office,” Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany; “im raum nichts als farbe sehen,” Galerie Oqbo, Berlin, Germany; and the 2010 Beijing Biennial, among others.
His work is included in the permanent collections of The Hague Ministry of Culture, the Netherlands; Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA; the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Museum Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; UCLA’s Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA and the West Collection, Philadelphia, PA, among others.
Linnenbrink lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.