Henning Strassburger (b. 1983 Meissen, Germany) deals with themes of media, pop culture and reality in his highly diverse and multi-layered body of work. Painting is the main component of his oeuvre, which also encompasses installation, photo-collage, text and video.

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Henning Strassburger

GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

Blain|Southern Berlin
Kenny

Kenny

1 December 2018 – 2 February 2019

INSTITUTIONS

HYPER! A Journey into Art and Music

HYPER! A Journey into Art and Music

1 March – 4 August 2019

Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, DE

M.I.A.E. - Meditations in an Emergency

M.I.A.E. - Meditations in an Emergency

27 January – 24 March 2017

Neue Galerie Gladbeck, Gladbeck, DE

BLEACHING IS TEACHING

BLEACHING IS TEACHING

29 May – 7 August 2016

Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen, DE

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Henning Strassburger, ‘Road back to Happiness’ Limited Edition

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Henning Strassburger, ‘Bleaching is Teaching’ Publication

BIOGRAPHY

Painting with a conceptual and calculating approach, the artist explores how he can work with the new themes, visual language and viewing habits introduced by social mass media. His artistic practice investigates the significance and parameters of contemporary painting, and its scope for raising questions around mass culture, identity and meaning.

Henning Strassburger lives and works in Berlin.

Selected exhibitions of the artist include: HYPER! A Journey into Art and Music, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, DE (2019); Kenny, Blain|Southern, Berlin, DE (2018); M.I.A.E., Städtische Galerie, Gladbeck, DE (2017); Bleaching is Teaching, Kunstverein Reutlingen, DE (2016); My Abstract World, me Collectors Room, Berlin, DE (2016); Think Tank, Kunstverein Oldenburg, DE (2015); What this does, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, DE (2014); Hausreste, Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE (2014), SoftiDrink, Kunstverein Heppenheim, DE (2011); Good Old Figuration, Kunstsammlung Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main, DE (2010).

1983, Born in Meissen, DE

Lives and works in Berlin, DE


EDUCATION

2009
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, DE


GRANTS / TEACHING

2014
Artist in Residence and Visiting Professor, University of Las Vegas UNLV, Department of Fine Arts, US

2015 - 2016
Professor at Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe, DE


SELECTED LECTURES

2016
Hunter College, New York City, US
Hofstra University New York, US Kunsthochschule Kassel, DE

2014
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, DE University of Las Vegas UNLV, Department of Fine Arts, US

2013
Philipp-Universität-Marburg, FB Bildende Kunst, DE Saatchi & Saatchi Berlin, DE; London, UK Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach a.M., FB Freie Kunst, DE


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
KENNY, BlainISouthern Berlin, DE
Air Conditioner, Osnova Gallery, Moscow, RU
Fünf Bilder, Blumenthal, New York, US

2017
Privacy, Hofstra University Gallery, New York, US
JANE, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, DE
Private Ressort, Múrias I Centeno, Lisboa, PT
M.I.A.E., Städtische Galerie Gladbeck, DE

2016
Henning Strassburger, (curated by Chiara Valacchi), Studiolo, Milan, IT Bleaching is Teaching, Kunstverein Reutlingen, DE
SUPERET LIGHT, Soy Capitán, Berlin, DE

2015
Dirt Club, BolteLang, Zürich, CH
Biographical Paintings of Love and Hate, Naples, IT
Think Tank, Kunstverein Oldenburg, DE
Pool, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, DE

2014
Strike the Pose, Soy Capitán, Berlin, DE
What this does, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, DE

2013
The Revenge of the Double X Factor, PROVINZ Editionen, Bochum, DE

2012
indexternal, Soy Capitán, Berlin, DE
I AM A GIRL, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, US

2011
SoftiDrink, Kunstverein Heppenheim, DE
Image, Galerie fiebach, minninger Cologne, DE

2010
Good Old Figuration, Kunstsammlung Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2009
A Kansas City Shuffle, Verein für Raum und Form in der bildenden Kunst, Wien, AT
Die Neue Härte, Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg, DE


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
You are here: Works from the Peters-Messer Collection, Werkschauhalle Leipzig, DE
Hyper! A Journey into Art and Music, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, DE

2018
Trance, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, LB
Works on Paper, Gussglashalle, Berlin, DE
Doodle & Disegno, Blain|Southern, Berlin, DE
Paradise is Now. Palm Trees in Art, Robert Grunenberg Gallery, Berlin, DE

2017
Experimental Berlin, Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York, US
Wohnfront Megadark, Plan 5, Stockholm, SE
Quality of Cuties, Osaka, JP
outset, Philara Collection Düsseldorf, DE
Sammlung Thomas Olbricht, Berlin, DE

2016
Artists against Aids, (curated by Daniel Hugh), Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, DE
Face to Face - The Ernesto Esposito Collection, Palazzo Fruscione, Salerno, IT
I am a golden God, (curated by Henning Strassburger), Galerie fiebach, minninger Cologne, DE

2014
New Associations, SALTS, Birsfelden, CH
Hausreste, Haus der Kunst, Solothurn, CH
Wo ist hier?, Kunstverein Reutlingen, DE
Charlotte Herzig, Tobias Spichtig, Henning Strassburger, BolteLang, Zürich, CH
Luggage and observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Stuttgart, DE
Unfinished Season, (curated by Marc LeBlanc), Galerie Nagel+Draxler, Cologne, DE

2013
Come, All Ye Faithful, (curated by Carson Chan), Showroom Florian Christopher, Zürich, CH
The Digital Divide by Henning Strassburger, Sies + Hoeke, Dusseldorf, DE
In The Studio | Part of ReMap 4, Kunsthalle Athena, GR
Berlin.Status(2), Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Freie Sicht, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, DE
Provinz Editionen, Galerie Vera Gliem, Cologne, DE
Hotel International, Chelsea Hotel Köln, DE
Get off the lawn, Parade Ground New York, US
Deep Cuts, (curated by Wendy White and David Huphrey), Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, US

2012
Bilderladen DuMont-Carré, Galerie Christian Nagel and Galerie fiebach, minninger Cologne, DE
Paradise City, Autocenter, Berlin, DE
10 Jahre Buschmann Strassburger, Infernoesque, Berlin, DE
Lutz Braun, Andreas Diefenbach, Hans-Jörg Mayer, Henning Strassburger, Galerie Christian Nagel and Galerie fiebach, minninger Cologne, DE

2011
Abstract Ilona: Berresheim-Butzer-Strassburger-v.Ostrowski, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, DE
INDEX11, Kunsthaus Hamburg, DE
MDFA - Sammlung im Alpenhof, Oberegg, CH
Vandel 7. Sozialgestaltung: Liebe + Friedhof, Hospitalhof Stuttgart, DE

2010
Informel Relations, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, US


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Sammlung Peters-Messers, Berlin/Viersen, DE
Deilmann Kunststiftung, Düsseldorf, DE
Silver Art Collection, New York, US
Miettinen Collection, Berlin, DE
Deutsche Bundesbank, DE
Deutsche Flugsicherung, DE