Frank, Thorsten

Biography:

Thorsten Frank ( artist name ToRos) was born in Frankfurt/ Main /Germany on 15 Nov. 1971. First he was trained as an offset printer, before in the year  1996 he commenced his studies as Communication Designer at the Frankfurt Academy of Communication Design. In 2000 he graduated with a diploma as Art Designer.

ToRos has specialized in the so called „Pan-Art“. Pan- Art is a free form of art that wants to activate the senses in human beings as a whole through a special usage of form and colour. The results are paintings that because of their numerous colour layers and natural structures make the viewers respond through  their own natural powers of association.

Within this school of art, ToRos has developed a new style called PanResina. The artist uses various kinds of resins and other substances to gain a deepening effect of the colour layers. They make the viewers remain and get emotionally involved in the paintings.

Thorsten Frank showed his works in Europe, China and in 2009, he will exhibit at New York( Artexpo) for the first time with Galerie Artodrome.

Exhibitions (Selection): 2014 „FESTZEIT“, Galerie Artodrome, Berlin „2. Kunstboulevard", Galerie Katapult, Basel/ Schweiz ; „NEW“, Galerie Artodrome, Berlin ; "26. KunstTage Rhein-Erft", Abtei Brauweiler ; "1. Kunstboulevard", Galerie Katapult, Basel/ Schweiz 2013 "Mozart", Gemeinschaftsausstellung Art/Diagonal, Stadtmuseum Schwetzingen ; "AFF Benefiz-Kunstausstellung, Ulm 2012 "Move it", New European Art - Selection Show, Galerie Artodrome, Casa Leone/Malta ; "ST-ART", Art Strasburg, Galerie Syrlin ; "Farbschnitte", Galerie ArtClub Köln ; Art Palm Beach, Florida/USA - Galerie Artodrome ; Kunstauktion, Gut Bernstorf ; "ART SCREEN", Galerie ArtClub Köln 2011 "Romantic – the Exhibition of German Contemporary Art", LDX Contemporary Art Center, Beijing/ China ; "Zeitlos" – Art Diagonal, Minoretenkloster Tulln/ Österreich ; Shanghai Art Fair, China/ Gallery Steiner ; Kunstauktion, Gut Bernstorf ; "READY TO MOVE", Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin ; "YELLOW N°1, Artium Kunstsalon, Bad Honnef ; Art Fair Beijing, Peking, Galerie Artodrome,/China ; Visionen, Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin ; Einblicke – 2 Blicke, Vision Direkt, Frankfurt am Main ; Gemeinschaftsausstellung bei DPD Europazentrale, Aschaffenburg 2010 Art Fair Berliner Liste, Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin ; "Raum & Zeit", MUSEUM MODERN ART, Hünfeld ; Art Fair Cige, Peking/ China - Galerie Artodrome und LDX Art Center Beijing ; Kunst ohne Grenzen - Art Diagonal - Österreichisches Kulturzentrum Palais Palffy, Wien/ Österreich ; 3. Kunstauktion - Auktionshaus Fine Art, Leipzig ; "Fa(r)bulös, Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin ; "Gallery Exchange – Frenhofer/Eigenheim, Galerie Eigenheim, Weimar ; 1st AUSTRIAN ART AUCTION, Radisson Blu Palais Hotel, Wien,/Österreich 2009 "Wunderblumen - Bye-Bye Blumengroßmarkt", Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin ; Shanghai Art Fair, China/ Galerie Artray ; "Berlin//Berlin – 20 Jahre Mauerfall", Galerie Artodrome, Berlin ; Berliner Kunstsalon, Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin ; "New European Art", Galerie Artodrome, Berlin ; Ausstellung Pan-Art, Art Cartel, Paderborn ; Bridge Art New York, Galerie Artodrome/USA ; "Spuren der Zeit", Gallery Steiner, Wien/Österreich ; "Knackig frisch", Galerie Frenhofer, Berlin 2008 Römerhallen, Frankfurt ; Art Fair Berliner Liste, Galerie Schiffler ; Europe and Asia Today, Art Center Berlin, Galerie Artodrome ; Shanghai Art Fair/China ; "Ich bin das, was ich tue", Galerie Schiffler, Bad Soden ; Galerie Art Cartel, Paderborn ; Art Fair Art & Style St. Gallen/ Schweiz ; Art Fair Salzburg/ Österreich ; Art Fair Hanseart, Lübeck 2007 Paulskirche, Frankfurt ; International Art Fair Guangzhou,/China ; Biennale Internationale dell`Arte Contemporanea Firenze/ Italien ; Art Fair Salzburg/ Österreich ; Art Fair Akzenta Graz/ Österreich ; Art Fair Impulse International, Osnabrück ; Galerie Kunstraum, Bad Vilbel
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