Gert and Uwe Tobias are twin brothers and contemporary painters. The twins were born in Brasov, Romania in the year 1973. In addition to painting and drawing the duo creates prints, ceramics, and sculpture.
The twins attended the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste located in Braunschweig, Germany.
Many works by the brothers contain references to Dracula. The duo enjoy comparing pop culture with traditional Romanian and Transylvanian folklore.
The artists are based out of Cologne, Germany.
Price range information: The brothers have created watercolors, woodcuts, paintings, and sculptures with prices ranging from $1,000 to $65,000.
Below a brief interview with Gert Tobias:
The brothers were given their first solo show in 2009.
The duo received great critical acclaim for a series featuring drawings made on a typewriter.
The Tobias twins are always looking for new ways to express themselves artistically. I hope they take up filmmaking soon! Comparing pop culture to local folklore is very interesting concept!