A few grams of red, yellow, blue. New Romanian Art in the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw

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Ciprian Mureşan, Romanian Blood, 2004, Courtesy: Plan B, Cluj / Berlin Ciprian Mureşan, Romanian Blood, 2004, Courtesy: Plan B, Cluj / Berlin

With the title “A few grams of red, yellow, blue. New Romanian Art” the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw is presenting the newest art from Romania. It is the first comprehensive presentation of new Romanian art in Poland, including works of 20 artists belonging to the generation of the era of political transformation.

The title of the exhibition was taken from the video by Cătălin Burcea, who in his work sprays in the air the paint using colors of Romanian flag (red, yellow, blue). No visible trace is left after this graffiti in the air, which, according to the artist, appears as a metaphor of Romanian contemporary patriotism. Artists invited for the exhibition were born during the Communist period, being already aware of the changing situation in 1989. Therefore, Communism and all-embracing changes following the transition in Romania often appear in their…

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