As a contemporary witness to Romania's turbulent history, from the kingdom to the dictatorship under Nicolae Ceaușescu from 1967 to 1989 to the current parliamentary democracy, Geta Brătescu's extensive work is one leading voices of a contemporary artistic language in the Eastern European context.
As artist with a rich and long career, Geta Brătescu developed a complex body of work that comprises drawing, collage, engraving, tapestry, object, photography, experimental film, video, and performance. She studied at the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy and concurrently at the Fine Arts Academy in Bucharest and worked as an artistic director for the magazine 'Secolul 20 (20th Century)', renamed 'Secolul 21 (21st Century)' at the turn of the millennium.
Geta Brătescu took part in some of the most important contemporary art exhibitions, such as Documenta 14, Athens and Kassel, 2017, La Biennale di Venezia, 2013, La Triennale, Paris, Palais de Tokyo, 2012, and the 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011. In 2017, Geta Brătescu represented Romania in the Venice Biennale with the project 'Apparitions', the first solo show of a woman artist in the Romanian Pavilion.
*1977 in Oradea, Romania. Lives and works in Paris, France and Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
*1945 in Bucharest, Romania. Lives and works in Bucharest.
Work: Buddha upside down
*1986 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Lives and works in Cluj-Napoca and Berlin, Germany.
Work: Personal Hawking
*1977 in Dej, Romania. Lives and works in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Work: Untitled (shoelace)
*1979 in Bucharest, Romania. Lives and works in Bucharest.
Work: Original Adidas
*1938 in Bucharest, Romania. Lived in London, Great Britain, - died 2004 in London.
Work: Three Worlds
*1979 in Bucharest, Romania. Lived in Bucharest - died 2011 in New York, USA.
Work: Rosetta (white, grey, black)
*1980 in Curtea de Argeș, Romania. Lives and works in Bucharest, Romania.
Work: Metal Doors
*1961 in Sibiu, Romania. Lives and works in Sibiu.
Work: Dialogue, from the Fish-Eye Series
*1982 in Bucharest, Romania. Lives and works in Bucharest.
*1982 Bucharest, Romania. Lives and works in Bucharest.
Work: Failed Mission #17
*1977 in Romania. Lives and works in Târgu-Mureș, Romania, and Paris, France.
Work: A Letter, A Word, A Story...