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Tobias Spichtig
Die Stiefel der Nachbarin (Edition), 2021
C-Print and linoleum print on glossy paper
29.7 x 21 cm

We’re super proud and excited to announce that our Supergabe for 2021/2022 was created by Tobias Spichtig. Widely known for his work across painting, sculpture and installation, Tobias Spichtig has exhibited at the Swiss Institute in New York, the CAC-La synagogue de Delme and the Museum Folkwang in Essen among other international institutions. In 2019, his Ghosts sculptures were presented in BALENCIAGA flagship stores around the world.
Being deeply influenced by the environment in which each piece is created in, Tobias Spichtig’s work captures timeless moments that we create instant and intimate connections with.

About the edition

This edition is a C-Print and linoleum print on glossy paper (all works are unique), in which Tobias Spichtig references his boot motif Die Stiefel der Nachbarin, 2019.

“These are boots hanging from a coat hanger of a friend of mine. Her collection also inspired the first sunglasses paintings, […]. The boots looked like they’d walk over you when I took the picture. We were neighbors at the time and she had an amazing collection of garments which I found very inspiring. So the title is Die Stiefel der Nachbarin.”
— Tobias Spichtig

Tobias Spichtig

Tobias Spichtig was born in Luzern, Switzerland in 1982. He now lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland.


Tobias Spichtig studied at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in Zurich and The Mountain School of Arts in Los Angeles.


Spichtig’s work has been presented in numerous international solo exhibitions, including: 
Good OK Great Fantastic Perfect Grand Thank You, Swiss Institute, New York (2021); Hi is just another word for hello, Kaleidoscope, Spazio Maiocchi, Milan (2020); Love and die, Centre d'art contemporain, la synagogue de Delme, Delme (2019); I'm afraid I don't know how to explain all this, Museum Folkwang, Essen (2019); Total Hell at Waldo, Rockport (2018)

His work has also been shown in selected group exhibitions, including: Grand Ménage at Clearing, Paris (2021); Who Are We Are Who, BRAUNSFELDER, Cologne (2020); Overtone, Avant-Garde Institute, Warsaw (2020); 40,000, A Museum of Curiosity, Fellbach Small Sculpture Triennial 2019, Fellbach (2019); Ormai, Balice Hertling, Paris (2018)

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