Magnus Frederik Clausen

Magnus Frederik Clausen is an artist whose practice has been questioning the medium of painting for several years. His work, sometimes hidden or covered, reconsiders the place of the commodity and its related display. More recently, he started delegating the making of his paintings.






  • Toihalvtolv

    Magnus Frederik Clausen

  • Thirteenpastsix (Noah)

    Magnus Frederik Clausen

  • Twentypastseven (Zoë)

    Magnus Frederik Clausen


  • Magnus Frederik Clausen, Débora Delmar, Laurent Dupont

    February 15 – March 31, 2024

    Super Super Markt, Brunnenstr. 22, Berlin


Magnus Frederik Clausen (b. 1981 in Denmark) lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.


He graduated with a MA from The European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, in 2021.


Selected solo and duo exhibitions include CASTLE, Los Angeles (2024 with Yu Nishimura); 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles (2024 with Brian Kennon); The Tail, Brussels (2024); CANTINA, Aarhus (2023 with Kaare Ruud); Billytown (2023 with Jason Hirata); BRAUNSFELDER, Cologne (2022); Claas Reiss, London (2022); Spazio Orr, Brescia (2021 with David Ostrowski); The Uffizi, New York (2020 with Mads Lindberg); and JIR SANDEL, Copenhagen (2018).

Clausen’s work has been included in group exhibitions at Opdahl, Stavanger (2024); Super Super Markt, Berlin (2024); MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai (2023); Catherine Zeta, Cologne (2022); Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus (2021); and Heine Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden (2018).


Magnus Frederik Clausen’s work is part of public collections worldwide. These include the Braunsfelder Family Collection, Cologne; Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen; and the Djurhuus Collection, Copenhagen.

Selected press


In the studio: Magnus Frederik Clausen
Super Super Markt, 2024


In conversation: Magnus Frederik Clausen and Daniel Graham Loxton
Turps Painting Magazine, Issue 27, London, 2023


Flowers and horses
Weinspach, interview by Tom Lingnau, 2022

Magnus Frederik Clausen: Interview
émergent magazine, interview by Jordan Derrien, 2022

In the studio