Sergej Jensen is active/lives in Germany, Denmark. Sergej Jensen is known for minimalist painting with textiles.
Biography Sergej Jensen
Sergej Jensen's work draws on a wide range of materials and formal references. Primarily known for his textile works, his lyrical compositions incorporate a variety of fabrics, from burlap and linen to silk and wool.
Working within the idiom of minimalist painting, Jensen takes its material support - the canvas - and sews, bleaches, stretches or stains the cloth to create works that waver between abstraction and representation. The principle of the readymade and recycling also suffuse his practice; off-cuts from previous works often re-appear as motifs for new paintings; hand-knitted lengths are sewn or pulled over stretchers; sections of fabric are left outside to let the weather alter its surface. His practice draws attention
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