Tom Król was born in Cologne, Germany in 1991. He now lives and works in Cologne, Germany.
Tom Król studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Tal R and graduated the HFG Offenbach in the class of Gunter Reski.
Król’s work has been presented in numerous solo exhibitions, including: Sorry, Medusa, Brussels (2021); Petrichor, fiebach, minninger, Cologne (2020); LIMBO, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen (2020)
His work has also been shown in selected group exhibitions, including: On the Name-Of-The-Figure in painting., Studio Picknick, Berlin (2019); last night a brush saved my life, The Address Gallery, Brescia (2019); Works on Paper, Gussglashalle, Berlin (2018); NOS 66,7%, Kunstverein Wiesen, Wiesen (2017); Representative Representative, Rod Barton, London (2017)
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Tom Król’s work draws on mundane observation. He repeatedly redefines and reimagines found footage, both imagery and text from his environment, and translates them into his painting. Playfully exploring symbols, shapes and details that are often overlooked, his work releases the possibilities of the medium of painting.