Gert & Uwe Tobias

Untitled

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Untitled
Gert & Uwe Tobias
Untitled
2005
Acrylic, crayon and woodcut on paper
200 x 165 cm

In their engravings and collages traditional folk image-making skills, such as carving and hand printing, are given a twist, alchemically put through the filter of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Their exaggerated imagery, at turns abstract, geometric, fantastic and eerily animistic, carries remnants of the people in Breughel paintings, Russian Constructivism, and of Oskar Schlemmer’s stereometric figuration (as in Untitled, 2009).


     
 


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