b. Bath, United Kingdom 1987
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Anholt’s figurative paintings variously evoke Persian miniatures; the shallow depth of field and iconography of Quattrocento painting; tapestries and textiles; and the unbound painterly explorations of Modernism. The artist thinks of narrative in cinematic terms, employing cuts, zooms, pans and montage. At times created literally in patchwork with applied areas of canvas, his work calls to the gauziness of a dream and a collided collective memory that reaches across culture and time.