Bio

Tymek Borowski (born 1984, lives in Warsaw) is a visual artist. Two main areas of his work are paintings (mainly semi-abstract portraits and „landscapes” depicting various material world phenomena) and experimental, narrative forms, such as videos, digital images and 3D animations.

He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw at Professor Leon Tarasewicz’s studio (graduated in 2009). Between 2008 and 2012, he has been a cofounder of several art
collectives, galleries and experimental design studio. He has received the VIEWS Deutsche Bank Foundation Audience Award (2013) and “Polityka” Passport Award (2016)

Portfolio

Download portfolio of selected works
[PDF file, ~10 MB]

 

Contact

Represented by Polana Institute, Warsaw

Marika Zamojska
mail: marika@polana.institute
mobile: +48 509 935 632

Justyna Wesołowska
mail: justyna@polana.institute
mobile: +48 606 264 433

Direct contact
mail@tymekborowski.com

 

Selected solo and group exhibitions

2018
Tschumi Alumni. How art works? How culture works?, Künstlerhaus, Graz
Wild at heart, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

2017
Tymek Borowski, Polana Institute, Warsaw
Love, Memory, Curiosity, Geological Museum, Warsaw

2016
Collection #3: Part 2, Chamber Gallery, New York
Collections, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Money to Burn, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Common Affairs, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin
Superprojekt, Depot Basel, Basel

2015
Warsaw Under Construction 7: Reconstruction Dispute, MoMA, Warsaw

2014
Progress and Hygiene, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Private Settings. Art After the Internet, MoMA, Warsaw (as Czosnek Studio)
Eternal September, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana
As You Can See. Polish Art Today, MoMA, Warsaw
All the stories are the same, but some of them are completely different, Platán Gallery, Budapest

2013
Poland-Krakow Design Trip Regular Exhibition, BIAD Attic Architect Space, Beijing
Warsaw Under Construction 5: Profession Architect, MoMA, Warsaw
Views 2013 – Deutsche Bank Foundation Award, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Raster Editions Billy Gallery, Raster Gallery, Warsaw
The Polish poster, hereafter, Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura, Hawana

2012
Warsaw Under Construction 4 : City for Sale , MoMA, Warsaw
No, No, I Hardly Ever Miss a Show, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

Awards

“Polityka” Passport Award (2016)
The VIEWS Deutsche Bank Foundation Audience Award (2013)

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