Simon Denny (b. 1982 in Auckland, New Zealand) is an artist working with installation, sculpture and video.
He studied at the Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and at the Städelschule, Frankfurt.
Selected solo exhibitions include: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017); WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels (2016); Serpentine Galleries, London (2015); MoMA PS1, New York (2015); Portikus, Frankfurt (2014); Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna (2013); Kunstverein Munich, Munich (2013); and Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2012).
In 2012, Denny was awarded the Art Basel Statements Baloise Preis. Selected group shows include: The 9th Berlin Biennale (2016); Hack Space, K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong (2016); Fluidity, Kunstverein Hamburg (2016); Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2015); After Babel, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2015); and Europe, Europe, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo (2014). Denny represented New Zealand at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015) and was included in the central curated exhibition in 2013.