Daniel Sinsel

Born 1976, Munich, Germany. Lives and works in London, UK.


1998-1999   Foundation Studies, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
1999-2002   BA Painting, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
2002-2004   MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK (forthcoming)
2013Peles Empire, London, UK
DINGDONG, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany
2012Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy
Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
2011Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
Daniel Sinsel, The Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
2010Art Basel Booth: Daniel Sinsel and Alexandre da Cunha, Galeria Luisa Strina
2009Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany
Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
2008The Breeder, Athens, Greece
Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy
2007Grete, erregt, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
2006Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
2005Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

2015British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK (forthcoming)
2014hands on, Peles Empire, Istanbul, Turkey
MIRRORCITY, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Somewhat Abstract: Selections from The Arts Council Collection, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Somos Libres II: Works from the Mario Testino Collection (curated by Neville Wakefield), Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy
2013Notes on Neo-Camp (curated by Chris Sharp), Studio Voltaire, London, UK
Notes on Neo-Camp (curated by Chris Sharp), Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
2012Glaze (curated by George Henry Longly), Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France
Ruby (curated by Eddie Peake), Gallery Vela, London, UK
Construct, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK
2011The Horizon Behind Us, (curated by Michele D'Aurizio), The Kaleidoscope Project Space, Milan, Italy
Repeat to Fade, Mendes Wood, São Paulo, Brazil
CLOUD, Foxy Production, New York, USA
2010SCREENING, 203-205 Brompton Road, London, UK
The Concrete Show, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Space, London, UK
woodman, woodman, spare that tree, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany
Matthew Brannon / Mathew Cerletty / David Diao / Daniel Sinsel, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
2009We’re Moving, Royal College of Art, London, UK
AUTO-FELLATIO: BOY IN DA CORNER, Take Courage Gallery, London, UK
Nus, Nudes, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil
Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2008…same as it ever was: Painting at Chelsea 1990 – 2007, The Arts Gallery, London, UK
2007All Tomorrow’s Pictures, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
2006Beck’s Futures 06, Painting Codes: I Codici della Pittura, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone, Italy
2005Think & Wonder, Wonder & Think at the Museum of Childhood, London, UK
London in Zürich, Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland
2004Now Is a Good Time, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
Year Zero, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
2003Exploring Landscape: Eight Views from Britain, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London, UK
Strange Messengers, The Breeder Projects, Athens, Greece
2002Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Barbican Art Centre, London, UK and Static, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Aprilfools, Erika Verzutti, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Showcase 2, London Institute Gallery, London, UK
BA Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
On the way there, Century Gallery, London, UK
2001Kiss My Art, M Gallery, London, UK
Revamp, Wandsworth, London, UK
1998Intern, Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany

Residencies and Awards

2001Centre for Contemporary Arts, Prague
Arthur Anderson Chelsea College Fine Art Award
Daniel Sinsel
Daniel Sinsel

Published by Mousse Publishing, 2011

The book, designed in close collaboration with the artist, is published to coincide with Daniel Sinsel’s first solo exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, London, the first in a public institution.

Dimensions: 225 × 150 mm
Pages: 80
Price: 25 Euro + shipping


Daniel Sinsel in British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK
9 October 2015 — 10 January 2016.

Daniel Sinsel in MIRRORCITY at Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 14 October 2014 - 4 January 2015

Daniel Sinsel in Somewhat Abstract: Selections from The Arts Council Collection at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK, 12 April - 29 June 2014

Matthew Brannon, Mathew Cerletty and Daniel Sinsel in Notes on Neo-Camp (curated by Chris Sharp) at Studio Voltaire, London, UK, 7 June - 20 July 2013

Daniel Sinsel at Galeria Il Capricorno, Venice, 1 December 2012 - 28 February 2013

Alexander Mayhew, 'Hoe Actueel is Neo-Camp?', Metropolis M, August-September 2013

Chris Sharp, 'Camp + Dandyism = Neo-Camp', Kaleidoscope, Spring 2012

Sam Thorne, 'Hide & Seek', Frieze, March 2011

Antonio Scoccimarro, 'Daniel Sinsel at Chisenhale Gallery, London', Mousse Magazine, 1 February 2011

Laura McLean-Ferris, 'Daniel Sinsel', Art Review, January 2011

Sam Thorne, 'Daniel Sinsel', Frieze, October 2009

Laura McLean-Ferris, 'Daniel Sinsel at Sadie Coles', Art Review, 20 July 2009

Max Andrews, 'Daniel Sinsel', Frieze, September 2005