Uwe tobias and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Gert and uwe tobiasartworks on ebay original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. That terrible twosome, transylvanianborn twins gert and uwe tobias, offer the next phase of their endlessly creative works in an elegant clothbound. That terrible twosome, transylvanianborn twins gert and uwe tobias, offer the next phase of their endlessly creative works in an elegant clothbound, embossed catalog based on their exhibition at the kestnergesellschaft hanover.
We are promise you will love the gert uwe tobias collagen. Synopsis since their 2007 exhibition at the museum of modern art in new york, romanian twins gert and uwe tobias born 1973 have become well known for their largescale woodcuts featuring motifs from eastern european folklore. The pair were born in 1973 in the mountainous region so closely associated with the bloodsucking undead. Jul 28, 2010 born in transylvania, twins gert and uwe tobias paint, sculpt and draw with a typewriter. Since their 2007 exhibition at the museum of modern art in new york, romanian twins gert and uwe tobias born 1973 have become well known for their largescale woodcuts featuring motifs from eastern european folklore. Their largeformat woodcuts, luminous collages, and nuanced typewriter drawings are frequently characterized by exuberant imagination, craftsmanlike perfection, and humorous depth, and their most recent group of works. See the dark arts of gert and uwe tobias in london art. On the very first page we are greeted by two owls, posed symmetrically, facing each other. Gert tobias get textbooks new textbooks used textbooks. This is the title gert and uwe tobias gave to their exhibition in cologne in 2004, as well as to the publication that accompanied it. Gert and uwe tobias are a romanian artistic duo and identical twins, best known for their colorful, abstract woodcut prints and paintings. Gert and uwe tobias romanian woodcut prints woodcut. Mar 22, 2010 gert and uwe tobias by gert tobias, 9783940953094, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. The twins gert and uwe tobias are among the most famous german artists in the field of printed graphics, and to this day their inimitable signature remains as radical as ever.
Having moved to germany in 1985, they studied in braunschweig and live and work in c. Untitled 2007, composed of coloured woodcuts on papers mounted on canvas stretching over four metres in width, confronts the viewer with what look like heads precariously balanced on geometric poles that are weighed down by pulleylike arrangements. Herrmann, eisler curator and head of curatorial studies. Hannover catalogue book online at best prices in india on. Executed in 2017, this work is number 1 from an edition of 2. A summation of gert and uwe tobias s wideranging and multifaceted. It is in many ways a primer on the tobias brothers themselves, and from the cover it might pass for a childrens book. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. While the core of their practice is wood construction, they also create ceramic and relief sculpture. Born in brasov in 1973, the brothers moved to germany in 1985 and studied at the college of fine arts in brunswick. Their work centres on their romanian heritage and the myth and legend that is associated with that area, such as the story of dracula. E0181 gert uwe tobias collagen read ebook online at www. The twin brothers, who have worked together since 2001, have created a world of their own out of reviving a diverse range of craftbased arts woodcuts, lace, embroidery and the national costume of their native transylvania all find their way into their works.
To this day their inimitable signature has lost nothing of its radical approach. They use the dark mythologies and history of their native transylvania as their subject, bringing ageold folktales and imagery into the realm of the present. Entitled come and see before the tourists will do the mystery of transylvania, the exhibition will run from the 11 th of february through the th of march 2010. Gert and uwe tobias at ben brown fine arts, hong kong, blouin art info, march 23, 2018. The artists market, biography, price levels and indices of hisher artworks. Museum morsbroich gustavheinemannstrasse 80 d577 leverkusen germany. Kestnergesellschaft hannover english and german edition gert tobias, uwe tobias on. Gert and uwe tobias german, born romania, 1973 are collaborators and twin brothers, based in germany, whose work centers on largescale woodcuts, but also includes typewriter drawings and watercolors, handmade ceramic sculptures, and wooden constructions.
Apr 30, 2017 global contemporary art events and news observed from new york city. Grisaille, edited by michael hering is published by hirmer publishers. Gert and uwe tobias eerie anthropomorphic figures seem to be suspended in midair without hierarchy, a feeling enhanced by the collage technique. Romanian twin brothers gert and uwe tobias are known for their collaborative practice that encompasses woodcuts, sculptures, collages and drawings. While their traditional use of folk artwoodcuts, embroidery and lace evokes cultural nostalgia, their contemporary aesthetic refers and.
This largeformat, fullcolor exhibition catalog, their third book, is the first art historical monograph of their work, featuring reproductions of their amazing gigantic woodcuts, made in a. Gert and uwe tobias, are linked to the folkloric and ornamental styles of their native land, mixed with pop culture, fantasy and social commentary. Gert and uwe tobias create gallery installation of their work for momas projects series projects 86. Dresdener paraphrasen dresden paraphrases might be mistaken for a reverent tribute to the frothy rococo of dresdens prewar city center, were it not for the small mutant chicken, perched on a curled corner of the cartouche, missing its torso and looking a little dazed.
A catalog from the uberhip gem museum of contemporary art in the hague. Jun 14, 20 gert and uwe tobiass interest in ornamental and floral forms is echoed in the exhibition of the pioneering photographer karl blossfeldts closeup botanical photographs which will be presented in gallery 8 and the victor petitgas gallery gallery 9. They are known for their woodcut prints as well as relief sculptures, drawings using typewriters, watercolours and ceramics. Since their 2007 exhibition at the museum of modern art in new york, romanian twins gert and uwe tobias born 1973. Find upcoming and past auctions and exhibitions featuring their work at phillips. Large scale woodcuts and murallike paintings combine modernist abstraction with surreal folk art and decorative motifs. Gert tobias and uwe tobias are twin brothers working as a collaborative duo of visual artists. The terrific twosome of gert and uwe tobias, the german wonder twins, reappears here with an artists book featuring recent work. Kestnergesellschaft hannover english and german edition 9783940953254 by gert tobias. In gert and uwe tobias s largescale, carnivalesque panels we see an uncommon merging and subversion of techniques and traditions. With a strong reference to eastern european folk art and russian abstract art, twin brothers gert and uwe tobias have a unique partnership in creating. Books go search todays deals christmas shop vouchers. Painting, printmultiple, sculpturevolume, drawingwatercolor, objects. The duo assembles everyday patterns, motifs derived from dutch still life and abstract geometries from russian suprematism in collagelike prints.
Museum morsbroich english and german edition emslander, fritz, suzuki, sarah on. Gert and uwe tobias modernist experimentation of folklore on printed media. Romanianborn artists gert and uwe tobias, twin brothers, command international attention for their surrealist and carnivalesque prints, drawings, collages, engravings and sculptures. Drawings and collages paperback september 30, 2010. While the core of their practice is wood construction, they also create ceramic and relief sculpture, watercolor paintings, and drawings from typewriters. More about the artists in the hatje cantz art dictionary. Eiling editor, reinhard spieler editor, gert tobias, uwe tobias paperback, 66 pages, published 2010. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. Gert and uwe tobias 1973 in brasov, romania have created an international furor with their largerthanlifesized woodcuts and unconventional typewriter drawings. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. In many of their works, the artists combine the media of woodblock printing, typewriters, ceramics, and watercolor, creating a layered effect on the surface of the canvas.
Since their 2007 exhibition at the museum of modern art in new york, rom. Their largeformat woodcuts, luminous collages, and nuanced typewriter drawings are frequently characterized by. Drawings and collages 97838667837 by eiling, alexander and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. May 02, 20 whitechapel gallery presents a survey of work from german collaborative artists gert and uwe tobias, in the second leg of a touring exhibition gert and uwe tobias, whitechapel gallery, art, art exhibition, the gallery at windsor, florida, london, team gallery.
An artonly exploration of the works of twin collaborative artists. Gert and uwe tobias, who were born in 1973 in brasov, romania, and live and work in cologne, have gained international attention at exhibitions at new yorks museum of modern art, londons whitechapel gallery, and other venues with their monumental. Transylvanian twins gert and uwe tobias only heard of dracula after they had left their native romania. Gert tobias and uwe tobias born 1973 are twin brothers working as a collaborative duo of visual artists. They combine their native history with elements of contemporary. The striking woodcuts and other works of romanianborn twin brothers,g. Twin brothers and collaborators gert and uwe tobias use largescale woodcuts to explore the intersection between popular culture and romanian folklore. Browse the works and learn more about gert and uwe tobias. They are books in the embryonic stage of development, books becoming books, process suspended. The drawing itself takes on the status of an independent work here, that is to say we are not dealing with preliminary sketches and the like. After the first large presentation of their woodcuts in germany and the usa, the twins have accepted invitations to hold exhibitions in switzerland and austria for the first time. Gert and uwe tobias, who were born in 1973 in brasov, romania, and live and work in cologne, have gained international attention at exhibitions at new yorks museum of modern art, londons whitechapel gallery, and other venues with. The victory parade of the brothers gert and uwe tobias progresses in congenial fashion with this new book which has been geared more squarely towards the requirements of an artists edition. The duo assembles everyday patterns, motifs derived from dutch still life and abstract geometries from russian suprematism in collagelike.
Its bold stuff, says adrian searle, and the product of a lifetime of shared obsessions. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. A fullyillustrated publication features a glossary on gert and uwe tobias by iwona blazwick, with an additional supplement containing an interview between daniel f. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Romanian twin brothers gert and uwe tobias create largescale woodcuts and sculptural constructions. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Nov 28, 2007 gert and uwe tobias german, born romania, 1973 are collaborators and twin brothers, based in germany, whose work centers on largescale woodcuts, but also includes typewriter drawings and watercolors, handmade ceramic sculptures, and wooden constructions.1045 1060 1450 749 762 700 6 758 1280 1328 575 1474 341 1488 673 364 1384 859 114 228 928 505 1030 51 489 221 1207 195 343 787 444 491 1224 97 612 359 1076 786 728 1110 585