Gert & Uwe Tobias
„Gert and Uwe Tobias are without a doubt the most interesting representatives of contemporary graphic art, a field of which one would have hardly dared speak a short time ago. Yet these twins born in Brasov, Romania, in 1973 have revived the woodcut as an art that is just as traditional as it is innovative, so the Kunstmuseum Bonn and the Kunstverein Heilbronn habe decided to organize the first solo exhibitions by the artists in museums in Germany.
Following two earlier artist's books, which presented works on paper, drawings, and collages as well as other aspects of their work, this publication, which has been prepared on the occasion of this cooperation, is the first art historical monograph on the work of Gert and Uwe Tobias. At the same time, it documents some of the solo exhibitions that have been arranged by and with the artists thus far. In this way, the reader is presented with a central aspect of their approach, which is not simply limited to their already diverse production of images but also thinks in terms of spaces.
This book documents the exhibitions by illustrating the posters that Gert und Uwe Tobias produce as works of art for every solo exhibition, which also brings together the realms of art and publicity work, which these days are moving ever further apart.“
(From the preface by Stefan Gronert & Matthia Löbke)
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