Magnus Frederik Clausen (b. 1981). Recent solo and duo exhibitions include Braunsfelder, Cologne (forthcoming 2022), C.C.C. Gallery, Copenhagen (forthcoming 2022), Claas Reiss, London (forthcoming 2022), Freddy Gallery (with Mads Lindberg), Harris (forthcoming 2022), Rinomina (with Claus Haxholm), Paris (2021), Spazio Orr (with David Ostrowski), Brescia (2021), AGA Works/Tørreloft (with Sónia Almeida), Copenhagen (2020), The Uffizi (with Mads Lindberg), NY (2020), CGK, Copenhagen (2018), Magasin Lotus, Copenhagen (2018), JIR SANDEL, Copenhagen (2018), Matèria Gallery (with Giulia Marchi), Rome (2018), Years, Copenhagen (2015), Palazzo Lucarini, Trevi (2014). Group exhibitions and film screenings include Haus Wien, Vienna (2021), Art Sonje Center, Seoul (2021), Kunsthal Aarhus, Århus (2021), Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen (2019), Heine Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden (2018), Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2016), Ringsted galleriet, Ringsted (2016), 56th Venice biennale, Venice (2015), Bruch & Dallas, Cologne (2015), Luma, Arles (2015), Kunstraum, London (2014), Accademia di Romania, Rome (2012), Arti, Amsterdam (2011), Kenya International Film Festival, Nairobi (2011), Maison du Danemark, Paris (2010), Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin (2010).


October 22 - November 13, 2021
Zarinbal Khoshbakht, Cologne

A compilation of contemporary artists’ zines by Martin Belou, Victor Boullet, Merlin Carpenter, Nicholas Cheveldave, Masaya Chiba, Magnus Frederik Clausen, Penny Davenport, Michaela Eichwald, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Dag Erik Elgin, Fergus Feehily, Francesca Gabbiani, Athene Galiciadis, Joanne Greenbaum, Tom Hardwick-Allan, Masanao Hirayama, Agata Ingarden, Nicolas Jasmin, Brian Kennon, Takuro Kuwata, Christoph Meier, Sophie Nys, B. Ingrid Olson, Sarah Ortmeyer, David Ostrowski, Julia Scher, Amy Sillman, Odessa Straub, Zin Taylor, Ariane Vonmoos, Yui Yaegashi.

Published by Antenne Publishing, At Last Books, Black Pages, Bunk Club, Frenetic Happiness, Innen, Misako & Rosen, The Institute of Social Hypocrisy, Ve.Sch Kunstverein, Weinspach & self-published.

Organized by Tom Lingnau
Display by Ulrike Schulze
Hosted by Zarinbal Khoshbakht

Project archive on edcat
Exhibition page on Weinspach

October 21 - November 25, 2021
Rinomina, Paris

The artist Nina Manobra is a band consisting of Magnus Frederik Clausen and Claus Haxholm, working in various media. The works of Nina Manobra is composed and made in a way a band might make songs. The songs are about transportation, layers and apples. For the occasion of Self-titled, Nina Manobra has published a new zine with a text by Markus Lichti and designed by Andreas Peitersen.

Exhibition on Rinomina
Exhibition page on Art Viewer

Hetton Lawn
August 30 - September 5, 2021
Haus Wien, Vienna

A group exhibition with Clément Rodzielski, Hélène Fauquet, Jermaine Francis, Jordan Derrien, Josephine Meckseper, Magnus Frederik Clausen, Marie de Brugerolle.

Curated by Jordan Derrien.

Exhibition page on Daily Lazy

Time & Life
May 28 - August 1, 2021
Spazio Orr, Brescia

A duo exhibition by Magnus Frederik Clausen and David Ostrowski, accompanied by a writting by Paola Paleari.

Exhibition on Spazio Orr

Marianne Hesselbjerg Works 1981-2020
March, 2021
Published by Yard Press, Rome

Marianne Hesselbjerg Works 1981-2020 is the first monographic volume on the artistic life of Danish sculptor Marianne Hesselbjerg. It is edited by Magnus Frederik Clausen and Paola Paleari. The book contains a critical text by art historian Magnus Thorø Clausen, an interview with Marianne Hesselbjerg by artist Magnus Frederik Clausen and an Afterword by writer and curator Paola Paleari.

Buy Marianne Hesselbjerg Works 1981-2020 on Yard Press

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November 20 – December 4, 2020
AGA Works, Copenhagen

A duo exhibition by Sonia Almeida and Magnus Frederik Clausen, accompanied by a self-published zine with a text by Barry Schwabsky and designed by Andreas Peitersen.

Organized by Sarah McNulty

Exhibition page on Contemporary Art Library

Niels Wessel Bagges Kunstfond
Magnus Frederik Clausen is amongst the selected for the Niels Wessel Bagges Kunstfond Award 2020.
The grant is amongst of the largest art scholarships in Denmark, and it represents both a considerable financial support and an honorable recognition of the artist’s career.

Link to Niels Wessel Bagges Kunstfond