1980 Born in Berlin, Germany
2004 – 2010 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (with Peter Doig)

lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany and New York, NY

www.florianmeisenberg.com

Selected solo exhibitions

2019 Florian Meisenberg, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (with Anna K.E.)
Florian Meisenberg, WENTRUP, Berlin, Germany (with David Renggli)
2018 In Flames Leaving Las Vegas, Simone Subal Gallery, NY
The Taste of Metal in Water, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Late Checkout (West Berlin), in collaboration with Anna K.E.WNTRP, Berlin, Germany
Acting & Aging (Odorless Journey), Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 „Um, nice guy, good hospitality, but.. y’know.. I-I- I don‘t think he knows how to turn on a computer. (brief pause) So… but th-the good thing is he’s filling the void.. uh, with coverage in xxxxxxxx at the moment so y’know they’re-they’re not drowning.“ Wentrup, Berlin, Germany
Signal (with Anna K.E.), New York, NY
Current, Upcoming, Past, Murias Centeno, Lisbon, Portugal
Salon Kennedy (with Anna K.E.), Frankfurt, Germany
2015 Furthermore, all the windows looked onto the courtyard and – from scarcely any distance – onto other windows of the same style, behind which could be glimpsed the stately outline of new windows opening onto a second courtyard, performance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
battery life, Planthouse, New York, NY
Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Being blonde with insufficient funds (transpirations of a virgin), Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brasil
The New World Hotel, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
Somewhere sideways, down, at an angle, but very close
, Wentrup, Berlin, Germany
NACHTFOYER: Florian Meisenberg, (Performance), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
2013 “What did the green grape say to the purple grape? Breath!”(It is always forthcoming and already past), Provinz Editionen, Projekte, Bochum, Germany
Faith so certain shall never be shaken by heaviest sorrow, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY
Delays During Transit (Tales of Early Prematurity), Kate MacGarry, London, Great Britain
2012
Kunst aus NRW / Förderpreis für Bildende Kunst, ehemalige Reichsabtei, Aachen, Germany

Magic Moments of homeopathy vol. 2. (the drama of creative man), Wentrup Gallery, Berlin, Germany
ABC, art berlin contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Magic Moments of homeopathy vol. 1. (the trauma of creative man), Galerie Tanja Pol, Munich, Germany

2011
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Kate MacGarry Gallery, London, Great Britain
Art Since the summer of ’69, New York, NY
2010 Finally! Scientists found out that art is just another hobby! (with Christoph Lohmann), Tanzschule, Munich, Germany
2009 Turn your bedroom life into a vulcano of pleasure!, Ludwig Forum fürInternationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (Cat.)
the artist as a model of change“, “the artist as a young clown”, Galerie Tanja Pol, Munich, Germany
Florian Meisenberg “the artist as a model of change” *, “the artist as a young clown” *cancelled, Tanja Pol, Munich, Germany
2006 Disadvantage Agassi, Villa de Bank, Enschede, Netherlands (Kat.)

Selected group exhibitions

2019 Link in Bio. Kunst nach den sozialen Medien, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
2018 Berlin-Sofia. A shortcut, Structura Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
nGBK neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2017 Schöne Neue Welten. Virtuelle Realitäten in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen, Germany
Elastic Hours (with Anna K.E.), Sequences VIII, Reykjavik, Iceland
Hybrid Layers (as part of „Metaphysics“), ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe, Germany
Der Kuss, Broehan Museum, Berlin, Germany
Shared Spaces, Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg. Aschaffenburg, Germany
Myths of the Marble
, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
ARS 17. Hello World!
, Kiasma Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Myths of the Marble,
curated by Milena Hoegsberg and Alex KleinHenie Onstad Kunstsenter,Høvikodden, Norway (Cat.)
Small, curated by Juliet Kothe & Annika von Taube, Sexauer Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2016
Virtual Enterprises, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
There was a World, once you punk,
Blok Art Space, Istanbul, Turkey
Jeder sollte in der Lage sein, Kunst zu erwerben
, PROVINZ at Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany
A stay in the Paphos loop, off space.xyz, New York, NY
Late Checkout II
 (with Anna K.E.), Signal, Brooklyn, New York, NY
Nuite Blanche, Performance with Anna K.E., curated by Joerg Heiser, Fairmont Hotel, Monaco
ICH, Neue Formen des Selbstportraits, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
2015
The Casual Gesture, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany
The Casual Gesture,
Standpoint Gallery, London, Great Britain
Save the Data! Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
Panel discussion: Digital Abstraction (with Kerstin Brätsch, Florian Meisenberg, Ken Okiishi),
moderated by Alexander Galloway,
New Museum, New York, NY
Statements 2,
Goethe-Insititut Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2014
Geometries of Intimacy, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
House Party with Dzek,
Kate MacGarry,
London, Great Britain
Friendly Takeover: Artists show their collection,
Marta Herford (Gehry galleries),
Herford, Germany
Transgression,
Philara e. V.,
Düsseldorf, Germany
Sie und ihre Ausstellungen
, Ausstellung in der Sammlung Kunst aus NRW
in der ehemaligen Reichsabtei Aachen-Kornelimünster,
Aachen, Germany
Jiri David, Andy Hope 1930, Florian Meisenberg, Gallery Václava Spály, Prague, Czech Republic
Dreamland, Museum Kunsten, Aalborg, Denmark
Queens International
, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
2013
Kunstpreis junger Westen 2013, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany
Queens International, 
Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
Painting Forever!Keilrahmen, KW Kunstwerke Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Revised Abstraction, Grieder Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
keine meisterwerke mehr, Tanja Pol, Munich, Germany
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno, Galerie Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart, Germany
2012 Boros Collection II, Berlin, Germany
Other Voices, Other Rooms (with Cindy Sherman, George Condo, Friedrich Kunath), Wentrup Avlskarl Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011
Eyes White Shut, Contemporary drawings from Germany, Vogt Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings and films, Parkhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
Avlskarl Gallery (with Sergej Jensen, Gregor Hildebrandt, Sterling Ruby), Copenhagen, Denmark
Solinger Kunstmuseum, Solingen, Germany
Endless Summer, Wentrup Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Winter in America, Tanja Pol Galerie, Munich, Germany
think german/new german art, Residency of the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, London, Great Britain
2010 Self-consciousness, curated by Peter Doig, Veneklasen Werner, Berlin, Germany
New Talents Biennale 2010, Cologne, Germany
Enovos Förderpreis Junge Kunst, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Amor Parvi, curated by Oliver Tepel, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Germany
Osram Collection, Sammlung Osram, München, Germany
2009 Hunger, Columbia University, New York, NY
Paintings in the Sky, Kate MacGarry, London, Great Britain
2008 Life is a funny old dog, Tanja Pol Galerie, Munich, Germany
Wahrheit ist was uns verbindet, Jaspersjahr Universität, Oldenburg, Germany (Cat.)
Pilot Projekt_1, Pilotprojekt für Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany
Mischanlage von Dr. Urlaub, Alte Kokerei, Zeche Zollverein Essen, Germany (Cat.)
Wenn nicht Gott, dann für wen?, Villa Daniel Richter, Hamburg, Germany
Permanent Vacation (with Anna K.E.)EY Artforum, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007
Regarding Düsseldorf 2, Kunstverein 701, Düsseldorf, Germany (Kat.)
Being Spielberg – presented bei Gallery Hasen (with Anna K.E.)Vitrine of the Kunstvereins für die Rheinlande undWestfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Great Show, Sistig & Ostrowski, Cologne, Germany
Museum for … (with Anna K.E.)Die Vitrine, Düsseldorf, Germany
Healthy children for a wealthy future, Codex Partners, Munich, Germany
2006 The Courtesy of Thorsten Eyer, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany
Aus der Mitte entspringt ein Fluss, Sistig & Ostrowski, Cologne, Germany 
2005
Copy your Idol, Kunsthalle Berlin Pankow, Germany (Cat.)
Kleines Affektchen 3 (Performance/Video-Event), Museum Kunstpalast,
Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Awards and scholarships

2013 Kunstpreis junger Westen, Germany
2012 Arbeitsstipendium der Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn, Germany
2010 NRW Förderpreis, Germany
DAAD-Stipendium/Grant New York, NY
Residency Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2009 Grant, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn, Germany
Audi Art Award für progressive Performance
2008 Young artist on the road, Preis des Ludwig Forums für internationale Kunst in Aachen, Germany

Public and selected notable private collections

Boros Collection, Berlin, Germany
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kiasma Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany
Sammlung Osram, Munich, Germany
Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany
Sammlung Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf im Museum Kunstpalast, Germany
The Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Belgium
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Zabludowicz collection, London, Great Britain