OLAV CHRISTOPHER JENSSEN INFOWORKSINSTALLATION VIEWSPUBLICATIONSCV

    1954 born in Sortland in Vesterålen, Norway
    lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Lya, Sweden

    EDUCATION
    1980–1981
    Art Academy, Oslo, Norway

    1976–1979
    Arts and Crafts School, Oslo, Norway

    Professor for painting at HBK Braunschweig

    SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2019

    CONRADS; Düsseldorf 

    2018

    Olav Christopher Jenssen, Estragon, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
    undConsorten, Berlin

    2017
    Olav Christopher Jenssen, Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel, Wolfenbüttel
    Olav Christopher Jenssen. Malerei, Zeichnung und Skulptur, Kunstverein Lippe, Lippische Gesellschaft für Kunst, Detmold
    The Expedition, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen

    2016
    Isotherme – Olav Christopher Jenssen’s Art in The Engebretsen Collection, Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer
    The Expedition, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø

    2015
    Olav Christopher Jenssen: New Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture, Galleri Riis, Stockholm
    TALPA, University of the Arts Braunschweig
    Foajéutstilling: Olav Christopher Jenssen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

    2014
    Olav Christopher Jenssen, Saarlandmuseum – Moderne Galerie & Studiogalerie, Saarbrücken
    Olav Christopher Jenssen, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
    Olav Christopher Jenssen, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
    Olav Christopher Jenssen: The Donation, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø

    2013
    Journal – works on paper 1979-2012, Henie Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden, Norway
    Panorama Second Generation / The Letharia Paintings, Galleri Riis Oslo, Norway
    The Letharia Paintings, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen

    2012
    Enigma, Marta Herford Museum, Germany
    Panorama/Second Generation, Galleri Riis, Stockholm, Sweden
    The Letharia Paintings, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden
    The Protagonist, Varberg Konsthall, Sweden
    Monogram, Galleri Ismene, Trondheim, Norway
    The Living Room, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
    A Selection of Late Grenadine Paintings, CONRADS, Düsseldorf (1992/1998/2004)

    2011
    The Protagonist/New York Edition,Tracy Williams Ltd., New York

    2010
    The Protagonist, Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden
    The Protagonist, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

    2009
    Panorama, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark

    2008
    Zeitweise, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

    2004
    Translation, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York

    2003
    Time Paintings, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

    2002
    Moderation – A Section from the Empty Drawing Room, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn, Sweden

    2000
    The Empty Drawing Room, Kunstverein Göttingen, Germany
    Palindrome, Bergens Kunstforening, Norway

    1997
    Vongole, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
    Radio, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
    Biographie, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

    1996
    Once, La Salle Blanche, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, France

    1994
    Drawings 1986-1993, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
    Since We All Came from the Same Place, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bilder 1990-1994, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany

    1992
    Neue Bilder, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
    Lack of Memory, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
    Bilder, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
    Lack of Memory, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

    1990
    Nye malerier, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

    1989
    Pale Afternoons, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden

    1985
    Demoralisert Landskap, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

    1979
    Galleriet, Oslo, Norway

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2018
    Group Exhibition – New Works, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2017
    Auf unbekanntem Terrain. Landschaft in der Kunst nach 1945 – Sammlung Hurrle, Museum für akturelle Kunst Durbach, Germany
    Whither the Winds, Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden
    Summer Days, Gösta Serlachius Museum of Fine Arts, Mänttä, Sweden
    Many. More. Most., Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden

    2016
    Zeichnungsräume II. Positionen Zeitgenössischer Grafik, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
    Seeable/Sayable, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
    Hemsworth / Jenssen / Tollens / Reed, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne, Germany
    Olav Christopher Jenssen & Jon Fosse, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
    Zeitgenossen Dumas, Doig und die anderen, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Subliminal Shifts, Tracy Williams, Ltd, New York City, NY, USA

    2015
    Paarweise, Neue Werke in der Sammlung Marta, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
    Teoría del duende, Centro Federico García Lorca, Granada, Spain
    I trädgården:, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Schweden
    Water Art. From the Museum Collection, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden
    Art In Music – Werke aus der ACT Art Collection, Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany

    2014
    An Appetite for Painting. Contemporary Painting 2000 – 2014, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Taking a Line for a Walk, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

    2013
    Malmö Art Museum@malmö Konsthall, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
    B.A.B.E – The Best Artist Books and Editors, Immanence, espace d’art contemporain, Paris, France
    An Artist Collecting Art, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway
    Channelled, Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden
    Den Hvide Udstilling, Horsens Kunstmueum, Horsens, Denmark

    2012
    Prism: Drawing from 1990 – 2012. The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Anschlüsse: London / Berlin, Centre for Recent Drawing, London
    “Schöntrauer, E105, Berlin, Germany

    2011
    Hängengeblieben…, Villa Wessel, Iserlohn
    Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2011, Göteborg Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
    The Erling Neby Collection, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden, Norway
    Absolute Installation, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway

    2010
    The Moderna Exhibition 2010, Moderna Museet Stockholm, Sweden
    Thrice upon a time, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
    BABEL, FRAC, Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Bloody Serious, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway

    2009
    Vorspiel/Nachspiel, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway
    Kunstnerboken, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
    Derfomities of Speed, Sophienholm, Kgs, Lyngby, Denmark
    Nordic Painting, Rackstad Museet, Arvika, Sweden

    2008
    Per Kirkeby et Olaf Chritopher Jenssen, Palais des Beaux-Arts Lille, Lille, France
    40 / 40, The Stenersen Musuem, Oslo, Norway
    Drawing a Tension, Deutsche Bank/Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
    Changing Lines, Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer, Norway

    2001
    Impulser, H.M. Dronning Sonjas Private Kunstsamling, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway

    1996
    Nuevas Abstracciones, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Palacio de Velázquez, Madrid, Spain

    1995
    Das Abenteuer der Malerei, Kunstverein für Rheinlande, Düsseldorf and Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

    1992
    Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany

    SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
    Museum of Modern Art, New York
    The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
    Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Oslo, Norway
    Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
    Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway
    The Art Museum of Northern Norway
    Karin & Jules Schyls Donation, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
    Malmö Museum, Sweden
    Göteborg Kunstmuseum, Sweden
    Esbjerg Museum of Art, Denmark
    Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark
    The Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation, Ars Fennica, Tavastehus Kunstmuseum, Finland
    Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
    Berliner Bank Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
    Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany
    Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
    Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
    Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
    Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany
    Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
    Staatliche Museen Kassel – Neue Galerie, Germany
    Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, France
    Fonds National d´Art Contemporain, Puteaux, France
    Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    City Bank Art Collection, New York, USA
    British Museum, London, England
    Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
    Bibliothèque Nationale, Département des Estampes, Paris, France
    Collection Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
    FRAC Auvergne, France