This portrait painting echoes the contemplative mood of the artist's other works, offering the viewer a gentle nighttime encounter. Anholt's paintings employ discerning palettes and kaleidoscopic styling to intertwine allusion, allegory and fragmented storytelling. The artist's work is versed in the geometric and figurative vocabularies of the Frankfurt school and other painting movements. Anholt's compositions often center the experience of being an artist, while exploring memory, identity, solitude, and the delicate, unspoken moments of being through a poetic lens.
Featuring subtle palettes and kaleidoscopic styling, Tom Anholt’s paintings intertwine allusion, allegory and fragmented storytelling. The artist’s work—versed in the geometric and figurative vocabularies of movements like the Frankfurt school—often centers the artist’s experience and the accompanying feelings of isolation, both real and feigned. Anholt’s paintings explore memory and identity, plumbing interior depths through the lens of poetic reflection to portray delicate and intimate moments of being.
Tom Anholt was born in Bath, UK in 1987. The artist holds a degree from the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, UK.
Solo exhibitions of Anholt’s work include: Artificial Light at Galerie Mikael Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark (2021); Moonlight at François Ghebaly in Los Angeles, California (2021); Close to Home at Galerie EIGEN+ART in Berlin, Germany (2021); Notes on Everything at Josh Lilley in London, UK (2020); and Blue at Galerie Mikael Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark (2019).
Group exhibitions include Trace Evidence at Badr el Jundi in Marbella, Malaga, Spain (2021); Gifts for you at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, Germany (2019); and Known Unknowns at Saatchi Gallery in London, UK (2018).
Anholt lives and works in Berlin, Germany.