Olav Christopher Jenssen
 
Olav Christopher Jenssen was born in 1954 in Sortland in Vesterålen, Norway and lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Lya, Sweden. He studied at the Arts and Crafts School in Oslo (1976-79) and at the Art Academy in Oslo, Norway (1980-81). Solo exhibitions include Saarlandmuseum, Moderne Galerie, Saarbrücken, Germany (2014), Marta Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (2012), KIASMA, Helsinki (2010), Brandts, Odense (2009) and Kunstmuseum Bonn (2003). He participated at the Ostsee Biennale, Rostock (1996) and at documenta 9 (1992). He has been Professor at Professor at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg (1996-2006) and Professor at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig (2007-present).
Exhibitions
 
The Expedition 2 Jun - 19 Aug 2017
The Letharia Paintings 12 Apr - 18 May 2013
The Living Room 2 Sep - 1 Oct 2011
Appointment 2 24 Nov 2005 - 13 Jan 2006
Some Secrets... 9 May - 14 Jun 2003
Dolce 15 Feb - 22 Mar 1997
Lack of Memory 4 Dec 1992 - 16 Jan 1993

Group Exhibitions
FORMAT 13 Jan - 18 Feb 2012
Winter show 11 Dec 2010 - 8 Jan 2011
Sommer udstilling 10 Jun - 30 Aug 2007
Accrochage 24 Nov 2004 - 25 Jan 2005
Hansen silketryk 1989 - 2004 20 Aug - 11 Sep 2004
Accrochage 24 Jan - 28 Feb 2000
Maleri 17 Sep - 9 Oct 1993
 
Now Here
 
Works
 


Olav Christopher Jenssen Transmontane Painting No 03 , 2017, oil on canvas, 195 x 187 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, The Expedition, 2016, acrylic, pencil, chalk and water colour on Alu-Dibond primed with Gesso


Olav Christopher Jenssen, The Talpa Paintings 5, 2014, oil on canvas, 203 x 190 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, The Talpa Paintings 4, 2014, oil on canvas, 203 x 190 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, The Letharia Painting No.26, 2013, acrylic and oil on canvas, 245 x 245 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, The Letharia Painting No.6, 2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 245 x 245 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, Appointment/Frequent, 2004-6, acrylic on canvas, 245 x 245 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, Appointment/Obedience, 2005-6, acrylic on canvas, 245 x 245 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, The Protagonist No. 5, 2008-9, acrylic on canvas, 243 x 212 cm


Olav Christopher Jenssen, Alibi, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 165 x 145 cm