ExEast. Past and recent stories of the Romanian avant-gardes

Art Encounters Foundation Timişoara presents Ex-East, a modern and contemporary art exhibition, under the auspices of the France - Romania Cultural Season and curated by Ami Barak.

The exhibition will be open to public view from February 5th to  March 16th 2019 in the main hall of the French Communist  Party headquarters, an exceptional building designed by the modernist Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. (Espace Niemeyer  2 Place du Colonel Fabien | Paris)

The main protagonists of modern art will stand alongside the actors of the contemporary scene with a view to highlight the essential contribution of the Romanian artists to the 20th century and the undeniable contribution of the new generations and their ways of relating to the present time.

From Constantin Brâncuşi to Geta Brătescu, from Tristan Tzara to Adrian Ghenie and from Victor Brauner to Ana Lupaș, a new series of iconic works will be represented in this highly symbolic place.

Artists: Arthur Segal, Constantin Brâncuşi, Marcel Iancu, Tristan Tzara, Benjamin Fondane, Victor Brauner, Jacques Hérold, Horia Damian, Isidore Isou, Geta Brătescu, Pavel Ilie, Ştefan Bertalan, Andrei Cădere, Roman Cotoșman, Constantin Flondor, Cornel Brudaşcu, Horia Bernea, Florin Mitroi, Paul Neagu, Ana Lupaș, Mihai Olos, Doru Tulcan, Decebal Scriba, Ion Grigorescu, Rudolf Bone, Miklós Onucsan, Teodor Graur, Iosif Király, SubREAL, Dan Perjovschi, Daniel Knorr, Kinema Ikon, Aurora Király, Victor Man, Anca Munteanu Rîmnic, Simon Cantemir Hauși, Anca Benera & Arnold Estefan, Mircea Cantor, Adrian Ghenie, Ciprian Mureşan, Gabriela Vanga, Şerban Savu, Mircea Suciu, Liliana Basarab, Marius Bercea, Vlad Nancă, Ioana Nemeş, Andra Ursuța, Olivia Mihălțianu, Alex Mirutziu, Pusha Petrov, Mi Kafchin, Lea Rasovszky

Opening, Tuesday, 5th of February, 6pm
Space Niemeyer - Siège du Parti communiste Français
2 place du Colonel Fabien

Organized with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Paris, LC Foundation Bucharest, ELBA S.A. and Saint-Gobain Romania.