Artist Biography


Caroline Bukuts and Lena Henke, “Lena Henke Discusses Outdoor Distances and Desires”, Frieze, April, 2021

Bárbara Borges de Campos, “Lena Henke Sculpts the Surreal From the Mundane”, Frieze, October, 2020

Stephanie Sporn, “Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center Cultivates an Urban Garden with Mighty Artworks”, Galerie, September, 2020

Shaye Weaver, “Here’s a first look at Rockefeller Center’s major new sculpture installation”, Time Out New York, September, 2020

“Lena Henke “My Fetish Years” at Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen”, Mousse Magazine, January, 2020

Owen Duffy, “Artists As Mapmakers: Lena Henke Interviewed by Owen Duffy”, BOMB, January 2020

Jerry Saltz, “See Lena Henke: Germanic Artifacts”, Vulture, January, 2019

Liza Prins, “Push Off Against”, Metropolis M, 2019

Julia Moritz, “Lena Henke @ KUNSTHALLE ZÜRICH”, Topical Cream, July 2018

Tenzing Barshee, “Zooms”, Flash Art, June 2018

Max L. Feldman, “Opening: Lena Henke at Emanuel Layr Interview”, Spike Art Magazine, May 2018

Laura McLean-Ferris,“Casting Call: Lena Henke’s Sculptures Propose New Manners of Dwelling and Co-Existence”, Frieze, April 2018

Elke Buhr, “Lena Henke behauptet, sie sei eine klassische bildhauerin. Kann sein.  Aber das sagt noch längst nicht alles,” Monopol, February 2018

Tenzing Barshee, “Lena Henke, ‘Don’t Shout At Me, Warrior!'”, Topical Cream, July 2017

Randy Kennedy, “A Permanent Plinth for New Art Coming to the High Line”, The New York Times, January 2017

Vivien Trommer, “In Any Case, It Is Loud”, Schirn Mag, June 2017

Carina Bukuts, “Lena Henke- Schrei Mich Nicht An, Kreiger”, Kuba Paris, June 2017

Claire Voon, “Will a Giant Boob or Chameleon Inaugurate the High Line’s New Public Art Plinth?”, Hyperallergic, January 2017

Aria Dean, “Lena Henke: New Fantasies of Modernism,” Cura, June 2017

Vivien Trommer, “Critics’ Pick,” Artforum, June 2017

Laura Mclean-Ferris, “Around Town: Basel,” Frieze, July 2016

Andrew Russeth, “Into the Void: On Spring Shows of Empty, Charged Spaces, and Raw, Rough-and-Tumble Sculpture in New York,” Artnews, June 2016

Sam Korman, “Lena Henke,” Art in America, May 2016

“Armory Week Must See,” Kaleidoscope, March 2016

Laura Mclean-Ferris, “Lena Henke: Heartbreak Highway,” Topical Cream, March 2016

“In the Studio,” Spike, July 2015

Jerry Saltz, “‘Digital’s Bitches’: The New Museum Triennial,” Vulture, March 2015

Julie Baumgardner, “‘Lena Henke: Star Material,” W Magazine, December 2014