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Questioning the ritualistic relationship between art and the spectator, Jeppe Hein creates witty and minimalist installations that intervene with both indoor and outdoor spaces deliberately blurring the boundaries between conceptual art and mechanical objects. Combining sculpture and installation with architecture and technology, he mixes the notion of the functional with the artistic and by setting up a dialogue between the work, the viewer and the site of intervention, he suggests that the audience contributes to the completion of the work. Whilst his style refers to minimalism, and to abstract concepts, he also tries to depart from an abstract experience by making the audience physically activate the work.



2019      Breathe with Me, UN Headquarters and Central Park, New York

2018      Inhale - Hold - Exhale, Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland

2017      Distance, SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

              Château La Coste

2016      Sculpture 21st, Lembruck Museum, Dulsburg, Germany

2015      Kunstmuseum Wolfburg, Germany

              Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York

2014      Stillhet, LIFE, Saint-Nazaire, France

2013      Bonniers Konsthall; Wanås Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden

2012      Copenhagen Art Festival, Denmark

2011      21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

2010      Neues Museum Nurnberg, Germany

              Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

2009      Sense City, ARoS Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark

2007      Carré d’Art, Musée d’art contemporain de Nîmes, France

              Sculpture Center, New York

              The Curve, Barbican Art Centre, London

2005      Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

2004      P.S.1. Moma, New York



2017      Festival of Love, Southbank Centre, London, UK

2016      A New End, Worlds End, Boston, MA

2015      Public Art Fund, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, NY

2014      House of Music, Aalborg, Denmark

2013      Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012      CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA

              Appearing Rooms Forrest Place Perth, Australia

2011      Water Pavilion, KUNSTEN Museum for Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark

              Double Exposure Blue, KPMG, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010      Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

              EMSCHERKUNST.2010, Essen, Germany

              Danish Pavilion, Expo 2010, Shanghai, China



ARoS Kunstmuseum Aarhus, Denmark

Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

Tate Gallery, London, Great Britain

Arken Museum of Modern Art, Arken, Denmark

MNAM -Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

FNAC Paris, France

FRAC, Marseille, France

Lehnbachhaus, Munich, Germany

MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

SMK, Statens Museum for Kunst, Denmark

Neues Museum Nürnberg, Germany

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany