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Born 1968 in Würzburg, lives and works in Berlin
Philipp Hennevogl, a German artist, has lived and worked in Berlin for 8 years. An established print-maker, he creates highly detailed and often large-scale linocuts. Subject matter for his work ranges from cityscapes to landscapes, and includes both still lifes and portraits.
As a student of painting at the University Gesamthochschule Kassel, Hennevogl briefly studied under Martin Kippenberger in the 1990s. The most impactful message he recalled from the late great German painter was to “Find what you love, and do it all the time. Focus on nothing else.” Taking this message to heart, Hennevogl has since devoted his artistic practice to to making prints, and currently concentrates on linocuts.
As a self-taught printmaker...
Since 1992 he has regularly exhibited in numerous galleries and art institutions, including Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt), Museo della Xilografía (Carpi, Italy), Museum Fridericianum (Kassel), Neue Galerie (Kassel), Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Triennial of Graphic Arts (Prague), Grafik Triennale Frechen, ADG Nürnberg, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein (Aachen), Städtische Galerie (Bietigheim Bissingen), Kulturspeicher (Würzburg).
Hennevogl's works are in several private and public collections, including Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt), Städelsches Kunstinstitut (Frankfurt), Sammlung Deutsche Bank (Frankfurt), ING Belgien, Investitions Bank Berlin, Städtische Galerie (Bietigheim Bissingen), Neue Galerie (Staatliche Museen Kassel), Kulturspeicher (Würzburg)...
He won the 2010/2011 Mainzer Stadtdrucker Preis and in 2009 the Kulturförderpreis cultural sponsorship award from Würzburg. In 2003 he received a contract to work for Berlin's artist promotion program (Werkvertrag der Künstlerförderung Berlin) and in 2000 the grant for artists Schloß Wiepersdorf.