Gert & Uwe Tobias

Born:
1973
Residence:
Cologne, Germany
Nationality:
Romanian
Trust:
APT Berlin
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PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

  • The Kestner Gesellschaft is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a benefit auction.

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  • German twin brothers and artist duo Gert & Uwe Tobias have made a name for themselves as two of Germany’s most popular graphic artists over the past ten years.

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  • There have been several pairs of twins who make art collaboratively. In the 1980s, the American Starn twins began working together on sophisticated

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  • For the Kunstverein Hamburg, Gert & Uwe Tobias (*1973 in Brasov, Romania, live in Cologne) have developed an installation that turns the entire

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  • The Whitechapel Gallery presents a major exhibition of Romanian-born artists Gert and Uwe Tobias. The artists’ collaborative woodcuts

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  • Collaborative artists Gert and Uwe Tobias look pale and tired in the unforgiving strip lighting of their shared studio, and, at last, I am able to detect some subtle differences in their expressions.

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BIOGRAPHY

Gert & Uwe Tobias are twin brothers, born in Brasov, Romania in 1973. Known for their large-scale woodcuts and sculptural constructions, the artists draw on the dark mythologies and history of their native Transylvania as their subject, bringing age-old folktales and imagery into the realm of the present. Images that figure prominently in the prints and sculptures include not only skulls and monsters, but also modern graphic design, ancient ceramic forms, camp Hollywood horror ï¬lms, and abstract imagery.

Gert & Uwe Tobias' work has been exhibited in numerous museums and galleries worldwide, notably a solo show at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles September 2006 - January 2007 and the Kunstverein Heilbronn. Recent group exhibitions include Künstlerbrüder at Haus der Kunst, Munich, which traveled to the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels; as well as those at Team Gallery, New York, and Sprüth Magers Lee, London. A further project room show is planned for the the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 2008. 

Gert & Uwe Tobias are represented by CFA, Berlin, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, and Maureen Paley, London.


EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
Bonn
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Kunstmuseum Bonn
New York
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Team Gallery, Grand Street
New York
Group Show
Team Gallery, Grand Street
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Collezione Maramotti
New York
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Team Gallery, Grand Street
Berlin
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Contemporary Fine Arts
Nottingham
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Nottingham Contemporary
New York
Group Show
White Columns
Group Show
CCA Andratx
Amsterdam
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst
Berlin
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Contemporary Fine Arts
London
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Maureen Paley
London
Group Show
The Saatchi Gallery
Group Show
CCA Andratx
Hamburg
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Kunstverein in Hamburg
New York
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Team Gallery, Grand Street
London
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Whitechapel Art Gallery
Berlin
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Contemporary Fine Arts
Munich
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Galerie Sabine Knust
Tokyo
Group Show
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
Tokyo
Group Show
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
Paris
Group Show
Centre Pompidou
Brussels
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen
London
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Maureen Paley
Brussels
Group Show
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen
Philadelphia
Group Show
Parkway Central Library
Hong Kong
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Dresden
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Kupferstich-Kabinett - Staatliche Kunsts...
Brussels
Group Show
New York
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Team Gallery, Grand Street
Berlin
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Contemporary Fine Arts
Berlin
Group Show
Group Show
CCA Andratx
Riga
Group Show
Berlin
Group Show
Contemporary Fine Arts Charlottenburg
Berlin
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Contemporary Fine Arts Mitte
Hanover
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Sprengel Museum Hanover
Berlin
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Contemporary Fine Arts Charlottenburg