Daniel Sinsel

German, born 1976

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Daniel Sinsel

German, born 1976

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Biography

Daniel Sinsel thinks of his work “primarily as a means of communicating my relationship with things.” The artist is known for creating paintings and sculpture that manipulate a viewer’s sense of perspective, space, and material using trompe l’oeil techniques. Sinsel uses certain devices to trick the eye: offering something to look through or look behind, using one substance to represent another, and distorting geometry. He applies a range of techniques and craft-based practices to create his works—like metalworking, ceramics, weaving, and sewing—to a diverse list of raw materials, which has included glass, unrefined silk, velum, marble dust, silk, gold, terra-cotta, pasta, and nuts. Sinsel’s works are characteristically simple in composition and attentive to detail.

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Biography

Daniel Sinsel thinks of his work “primarily as a means of communicating my relationship with things.” The artist is known for creating paintings and sculpture that manipulate a viewer’s sense of perspective, space, and material using trompe l’oeil techniques. Sinsel uses certain devices to trick the eye: offering something to look through or look behind, using one substance to represent another, and distorting geometry. He applies a range of techniques and craft-based practices to create his works—like metalworking, ceramics, weaving, and sewing—to a diverse list of raw materials, which has included glass, unrefined silk, velum, marble dust, silk, gold, terra-cotta, pasta, and nuts. Sinsel’s works are characteristically simple in composition and attentive to detail.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
group
Group show at a major institution
Whitechapel Gallery
Instituion
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 1 more
fair
Included in a major biennial
Glasgow International