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The Low Bros is an artist duo, which is made up of brothers Christoph and Florin Schmidt – formerly active as graffiti writers Qbrk and Nerd. Their work most often centers around stylized animal characters with human features, and addresses graffiti, hip hop, skateboarding and other elements which influenced and shaped the artists' youth in the 1980s and 1990s.

While the poses of the characters in the painted scenes come off as macho and overly masculine, a closer look quickly reveals that this is not taken too seriously. The Low Bros also address current topics in their work, which hint to future developments. Their documentation of the youth culture of the 80s and 90s is intended to conserve a former way of life. The use of contemporary methods, however, gives thematic glimpses into the future. The protagonists of their work embody codes and attitudes of city life, which are in contrast to the natural purity of the animal and nature motifs, also integral to their work. This tension drawn from the ambivalence between urbanity and nature gives rise to a whole Low Bros universe.

The work of the artist duo is fueled by the complex interaction between two-dimensionality and three-dimensionality: It is the synergy of geometric and flowing organic shapes, cubic effects, expressive color grids and multifaceted patterns that brings their work to life. Influences from design and illustration can be seen, as well as the cool and abstract video game esthetics from the 80s and 90s, and the psychedelic shapes and colors of ancient cultures. Great attention is also given to technical precision and detail.

The accentuated play of light and shadow intensifies the contrast and unites the seemingly un-unitable, such as street life and subtle natural mystique. This is done, however, in a rather light-hearted way, thanks to many humorous details, which become apparent upon closer examination. Ambivalence with a wink – this is how the world of the Low Bros could be described; a world where painted scenes are transformed into surreal places of wonder.

The artist duo Low Bros formed in 2011 and has since created numerous thematic series featuring their characters. Their mural, canvas and multimedia projects, as well as their installations have been featured in group shows and solo exhibitions around the world. The Low Bros live and work in Berlin.


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All artworks of Low Bros
Painting, Lost object 04 - Male Glaze, Low Bros

Lost object 04 - Male Glaze

Low Bros

Painting - 130 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 51.2 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

$9,283

Print, Sappy hour, Low Bros

Sappy hour

Low Bros

Print - 70 x 50 x 0.01 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$224

Sculpture, De Lulu, Low Bros

De Lulu

Low Bros

Sculpture - 40 x 10 x 10 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 3.9 x 3.9 inch

$3,132

Painting, Window view 11 - Wipe left, Low Bros

Window view 11 - Wipe left

Low Bros

Painting - 130 x 110 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 43.3 x 0.8 inch

$9,619

Painting, Paper View 02 - Tennis Balls, Low Bros

Paper View 02 - Tennis Balls

Low Bros

Painting - 40 x 30 x 4 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch

$2,796

Painting, Paper View 01 - Spirit Can, Low Bros

Paper View 01 - Spirit Can

Low Bros

Painting - 40 x 30 x 4 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 1.6 inch

$2,796

Painting, Window view 14 - Cherry .rar, Low Bros

Window view 14 - Cherry .rar

Low Bros

Painting - 40 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$2,796

Painting, Window view 16 - swedish curtains 2, Low Bros

Window view 16 - swedish curtains 2

Low Bros

Painting - 70 x 50 x 5 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 2 inch

$4,809

Painting, Window view 17 - Swedish curtains 3, Low Bros

Window view 17 - Swedish curtains 3

Low Bros

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$4,809

Painting, Window view 06 - Seasons, Low Bros

Window view 06 - Seasons

Low Bros

Painting - 70 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

$4,809

Painting, Schnittblumen 03, Low Bros

Schnittblumen 03

Low Bros

Painting - 50 x 40 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch

$3,579

Painting, Window view 15 - Swedish r, Low Bros

Window view 15 - Swedish r

Low Bros

Painting - 80 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$5,704

Painting, Window view 04 - Raspberry Lane, Low Bros

Window view 04 - Raspberry Lane

Low Bros

Painting - 90 x 70 x 4 cm Painting - 35.4 x 27.6 x 1.6 inch

$6,487

Painting, Window view 07 - Melancholia, Low Bros

Window view 07 - Melancholia

Low Bros

Painting - 120 x 200 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 78.7 x 0.8 inch

$12,862

Painting, Schnittblumen 02, Low Bros

Schnittblumen 02

Low Bros

Painting - 50 x 40 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch

$3,579

Painting, Schnittblumen 01, Low Bros

Schnittblumen 01

Low Bros

Painting - 50 x 40 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch

$3,579

Painting, Window view 07 - Melancholia, Low Bros

Window view 07 - Melancholia

Low Bros

Painting - 140 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 55.1 x 39.4 x 2 inch

$9,619

Painting, Window view 10 sunday mourning, Low Bros

Window view 10 sunday mourning

Low Bros

Painting - 130 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$9,283

Painting, Window view 12 - Yass queen, Low Bros

Window view 12 - Yass queen

Low Bros

Painting - 90 x 90 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch

$7,270

Painting, Window view 13 - Ardent desir, Low Bros

Window view 13 - Ardent desir

Low Bros

Painting - 100 x 160 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 63 x 0.8 inch

$10,514

Painting, Window view 05 - A desert being sprinkled, Low Bros

Window view 05 - A desert being sprinkled

Low Bros

Painting - 80 x 60 x 4 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

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Painting, Window view 03 - Trying to fit in, Low Bros

Window view 03 - Trying to fit in

Low Bros

Painting - 90 x 70 x 4 cm Painting - 35.4 x 27.6 x 1.6 inch

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Sculpture, Bon appétit, Low Bros

Bon appétit

Low Bros

Sculpture - 16 x 16 x 4 cm Sculpture - 6.3 x 6.3 x 1.6 inch

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Painting, Oil on canvas, Low Bros

Oil on canvas

Low Bros

Painting - 70 x 50 x 4 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

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Painting, Window view 09 leftlovers, Low Bros

Window view 09 leftlovers

Low Bros

Painting - 130 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

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Painting, Sappy Hour, Low Bros

Sappy Hour

Low Bros

Painting - 100 x 135 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 53.1 x 1.6 inch

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Painting, Standleitung, Low Bros

Standleitung

Low Bros

Painting - 140 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 55.1 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

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Painting, Crystal Spirit, Low Bros

Crystal Spirit

Low Bros

Painting - 100 x 140 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 55.1 x 1.6 inch

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