Gert and Uwe Tobias (born 1973 in Brasov, Romania) are an artist duo based in Cologne, Germany. The twin brothers create drawings and woodcuts primarily, but also work with prints, paintings, collages, and ceramic sculpture. Frequently these diverse media are integrated to form dynamic and striking installations, featuring Carnivalesque scenes. The Tobias Brothers draw on a diverse range of sources and imagery in the creation of their… Read more
About the artwork
Romanian-born Gert & Uwe Tobias' unique blend of their native folklore with contemporary graphics and horror film chic is instantly recognizable in this striking series of lithographs. Eerie figures appear starkly lit or lurk in the shadows, Dracula-like and nightmarish, the stuff of Transylvanian myths and scary movies. The ghoulish creatures are rendered with the twin brothers' trademark freshness and modernity, with a vibrant shade of violet as the dominant color of the series.