Marcus Herse is a Los Angeles based artist. Born in 1975 in Dinslaken, Germany, he studied painting at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, where he received the Meisterschüler Title in 2001 and the Akademiebrief in 2004. He was awarded a DAAD postgraduate grant and studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2002 and 2003. He is a recipient of the dHCS Studio Stipend hosted by the Kunstverein Düsseldorf (2007 - 2009), and a fellowship artist of the Contemporary Collectors Orange County (2014). Recent solo shows include Cruise.Control. (2015), and Galleria (2013) at Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, Almost ther at Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles (2014), and Agent at Ginerva Gambino, Cologne (2014). His work has been included i.a. in the exhibitions Talking to Rocks, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy (2010); Love Letter to a Surrogate, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium (2011); Jendreiko fragt WAS NUN?, Schmela Haus, Kunstsammlung NRW, Germany (2010); Another Cats Show, 356 Mission Los Angeles CA (2014); Von Wanderern, Wilderern & Dilettanten, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany (2013); dHCS Grant Exhibition, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany (2009); Städtische Bühne, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany (2007); Without Kubrick..., Lothringer 13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Germany (2009). Herse is represented by Gínerva Gambino in Cologne.


Education

1997 - 2004 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany, Akademiebrief
2002 - 2003 University of California Los Angeles, CA,
2001 Meisterschüler, Honorary Title, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1996 - 1997 Hogeschool voor de kunsten Arnhem, Netherlands, Vooropleiding

 


Solo Exhibitions

2017 Marcus Herse, Ginerva Gambino, Cologne, Germany (forthcoming)
2015 Marcus Herse: Cruise.Control. Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Marcus Herse: Agent, Ginerva Gambino, Cologne, Germany
2014  Almost ther, Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, CA
2013  Marcus Herse: Galleria, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2011  Marcus Herse: Kaa, Schnaky White Gallery, Duesseldorf, Germany
2009  Marcus Herse’s Brane, Andi Vegas Projects, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006  letsgoexorcism, Mintrop 11, Düsseldorf, Germany


Group Exhibitions

2017
WePlusYou (with Andreas Schmitten), Weltkunstzimmer, Duesseldorf, Germany

2016
Body pt. 1 (zombie), Ginerva Gambino, Cologne, Germany
Complete Standstill; Arturo Bandini featuring Andreas Schmitten & Marcus Herse, Eyes Only, Munich, Germany, invited by Caro Jost

2015
New Babylon, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, organized by Michael Dopp
Palm Capsule, MAK Center, Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 2015, a project by Christian Mayer
Drawings | Fridges, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
Thank you P.F. Chang's, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA, April 24 - May 11, 2015, invited by Isaac Resnikoff and Michael Dopp
Two Person Presentation (with Aaron Garber Maikovska), Greene Exhibitions at Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2014
On Broadway, The Property, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Sarah Bostwick
Marcus Garber Wu, Parkhaus, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany, Invited by Sebastian Ludwig
Another Cats Show, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

2013  
Folding Time Rhymes, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Kosmisches Beispiel Nr. 3: Golden Gates, Bergerkirche, Düsseldorf, Germany, invited by Christian Jendreiko
Making/Working, Coastline Gallery, Newport Beach, CA, curated by Michael Lee
Von Wanderern, Wilderern & Dilettanten, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012  
The Subterreneans, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Curatorial Exchange, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, curated by Roger Herman
Enthusiasm II, Duesseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011  
The Postcard, Rosenberg Gallery NYU, New York, NY curated by Agnes Lux
Love Letter to a Surrogate, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium, curated by Warren Neidich
The July Show (in August)..., A tree lined street, Los Angeles, CA, invited by Chris Lipomi

2010  
Groupshow, Parlor Antics, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Julie Kirkpatrick
Animalfaith - Doot Doot (D.B. Sweeney),, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA
Talking to Rocks, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy, curated by NÜANS and P.E. Antognoli
Jendreiko fragt WAS NUN?, Schmela Haus Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2009  
Without Kubrick..., Laden Lothringer 13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Germany, invited by Andreas Schmitten
dHCS Grant Exhibition, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

2008  Documental, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2007  
LGX, ZuvielTV, Berlin, Germany
SummerMMOGG, Projektraum Düsseldorf, Germany
Städtische Bühne, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Labsetstudio, Hafen Reisholz, Düsseldorf, Germany

2006  
Death of the Curator, Red motA, Düsseldorf, Germany
We can dance like a minority in Germany, Maxim, Köln, Germany
Meisterhaus, Gregor Gleiwitz Studio, Düsseldorf, Germany
meclintclintme, Gallerie Ölfrueh, Hamburg, Germany

2004  Monolith, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
2003  #006 Instant Installations, The Sundown Salon, Los Angeles, CA

2002  
Bar, Kunsthalle Koblenz, Germany
Gröhnkohl, Projektraum Düsseldorf, Germany

2001  Kryptonit-erst testen Sie sich, dann legen sie Ihre Kollegen rein, Fundbureau Hamburg, Germany

 

 


Screenings

2016 Bandini International Film Festival, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Marcus Herse: Galleria, Art Berlin Contemporary: Cinema, Berlin, Germany

2013-2014 Marcus Herse: Galleria, West Space Journal, Issue #2, Summer 2014

2012 Die Sprache ist das Haus in dem wir leben - Kunstfilmtag 012, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011 Corridor Plateau, Kunstverein Schwerte, Germany

2009 FILMSALON, invited by Sascha Hahn, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Germany

2008 24 hour video screening, LACE (curated by Micol Hebron), Los Angeles, CA

2007 IFCT (International Festival for Cinema and Technology), Seattle, WA

2007 Kunstfilmtag, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

 

 


Awards

2014 Fellowship Artist, Contemporary Collectors Orange County
2007 - 2009 dHCS Studio Stipend, Kunstverein Düsseldorf
2007 Project Funding, Kulturamt Stadt Düsseldorf
2002 - 2003 DAAD Postgraduate Scholarship

 

 

 




Curatorial

2016
Truth Syrup
Josh Atlas, Nicole Van Beek, Richard Bott, Michael Kennedy Costa, Chet Glaze, Daniel Mendel-Black, Florian Morlat, Nora Shields
October 10, 2016 – November 6, 2016, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University

My Skin is my Crustle (Pink Marble)
Carmen Argote, Lynda Benglis, Young Joon Kwak, Lila De Magalhaes, Jennifer Sullivan, Xina Xurner
August 29, 2016 – September 25, 2016, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University

The Emblematic
Hillary Baker, Nate Fors, Keith Haring, David Kiddie, Elizabeth Murray, R.T. Pece, Antonio Puleo, Ken Price, Anna Sew Hoy, William T. Whiley, co-curated with Natalie Lawler
July 18, 2016 - August 14, 2016, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

UP-ISH
Dewey Ambrosino, Kristi Lippire, Renée Petropoulos, Margo Victor, Jennifer West
February 1 – March 11, 2016, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2015
Stray Edge
Monique van Genderen, Shila Khatami, Lisa Williamson, Ulrich Wulff
September 28 - November 6, 2015, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

Paths and Edges
John Baldessari, Edith Baumann, Mary Corse, Sam Francis, Frank Gehry, Betty Gold, Anne Hammilton, Al Held, Roger Herman, William Kentridge, Soo Kim, Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Eric Orr, Michael Reafsnyder, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, co-curated with Natalie Lawler
July 20 - September 15, 2015, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2014
LIFE TRANSMISSIONS
Bas Jan Ader, Sarah Bostwick, Joshua Callaghan, Megan Daalder, Karl Haendel, Mary Kelly, John Mills, Jed Ochmanek, Gina Osterloh, Robert Rauschenberg, Peter Wu
October 6 – November 2, 2014, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

Sniff the Space Flat on your Face
Brian Bress, Marjorie Cameron, Marc Chagall, Animal Charm, Salvador Dali, India Lawrence, Max Maslansky, Juliana Paciulli, Dani Tull, Jeffrey Vallance, Matt Wardell
August 25 – September 25, 2014, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

Knock Off - Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana
Co-curated with Natalie Lawler, May 19, 2014 – August 15, 2014; Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

Your Shell is made of Air
Chris Burden, Molly Corey, Cayetano Ferrer, Dan Graham, Lia Halloran, Olga Koumoundouros, Aaron Garber Maikovska, Alex McDowell, Isaac Resnikoff, Geoff Tuck
January 27 - February 28, 2014; Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2013
SYROP&CHANG - A two person exhibition in conjunction with the 2013 California Pacific Triennial
Mitchell Syrop, York Chang, co-curated in conjunction with the 2013 California Pacific Triennial curated by Dan Cameron; June 30, 2013 – September 14, 2013; Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

California Visual Music - Three Generations of Abstraction
Heather Brown, Tony Delap, Michael Dopp, Roy Dowell, Craig Kauffman, Ed Moses, Michael Rey, Brian Sharp, Jay Sagen, Patrick Wilson, Bobbi Woods, co-curated with David Michael Lee
May 20, 2013 – June 15, 2013, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

Wir Drei - Figurative Painting
Yesim Akdeniz, David Bell, Charles Garabedian, Roger Herman, Dietmar Lutz, Andre Niebur, Laura Owens, Suzanne Wright
January 30 – March 1, 2013, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2012
DARK MATTERS - Takes on Conceptual and Minimal Aesthetics – Düsseldorf / Los Angeles
Krysten Cunningham, Adam Feldmeth, Tobias Hantmann, Christian Jendreiko, Analia Saban, Monika Stricker
October 1, 2012 through October 29, 2012, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

LICK IT INTO SHAPE - Friending the Ephemeral
Brandon Andrew, Young Chung, Public Fiction, Samara Golden, Alex Jasch, Cyril Kuhn, Davida Nemeroff, Paul Pescador
August 20 - September 20, 2012; Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

JB JURVE at Co/Lab: Steven Aldahl, John Seal
Friday, 28 September 2012 - Sunday, 30 September 2012; Artra CoLab Artfair, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica CA

Geoff Tuck - To the Lighthouse
David Bell, John Burtle, Young Chung, Adam Feldmeth, Daniel Lara, Carrie Mc Ilwain, Davida Nemeroff, Ivette Soler, Geoff Tuck, Alexander Wolff, Aaron Wrinkle
May 19, 2012 - June 19, 2012, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Vous Play
Roy Dowell, Bart Exposito, Julie Kirkpatrick, Lari Pittman
March 17, 2012 - April 7, 2012, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Aaron GM: BIGZONE - Everything #1
February 18, 2012, 7 -10pm, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

2011
New Yours New Yours
Chris Lipomi, Georg Parthen
October 8, 2011 - November 22, 2011, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Apogee - a compilation of solitude, ecology and recreation
Aaron GM, Klara Adam, Joe Baiza, Ana Barrado, WJM Kok, nüans (Elmar Hermann, Anna Heidenhain, Maki Umehara) Michael H. Shamberg & Turtle Salon, Matt Sheridan, Gökce Suvari
August 6, 2011 - September 20, 2011, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Perform Chinatown, Christian Jendreiko
July 30, 2011, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Vanessa Conte - Sixteen Days on Europa
April 9 2011 - May 23 2011, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Matthias Lahme - auf wiedersehen
February 12 2011 - March 28 2011, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Animalfaith - Doot Doot (D.B. Sweeney)
December 11 2010 - January 29 2011, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

2007
Labsetstudio
Angela Fette, Tobias Fritz, Sascha Hahn, Marcus Herse, Christian Jendreiko, Markus Karstiess, Martin Kirchner, Guido Muench,Till Pulpanek, Joerg Schluerscheid, Andreas Schmitten, Monika Stricker, Tina Tonagel, Rene Zeh
Düsseldorf, Germany, http://labsetstudio.de

 

 



Projects

2013 March issue of Eric Palgon's Forest Hills Literary Journal
2011 Gottesrauschen, Performance by Christian Jendreiko, Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Design for The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth, Chamber Opera by Veronika Krausas directed by Yuval Sharon, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Contribution to APOGEE, an artist book published by Nüans
2010 A different Form of Love, Performance by Christian Jendreiko, Love Letters to a Surrogate, Torrance Art Museum, CA
2008 Eine andere Form der Liebe, Peformance by Christian Jendreiko, Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
2007 La Forme, Performance by Angela Fette, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany