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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Collage by famous Romanian painter, sold for EUR 65,000 at online auction

The collage Van Gogh by famous Romanian painter Adrian Ghenie was sold for EUR 65,000 at an online live auction organized by Lavacow on November 7.

The artwork is signed and dated on the back "Ghenie, 2015".

Going East, the post-war and contemporary art auction of the online auction house Lavacow reached a record high of some EUR 350,000 in the evening of November 7. Among the author records, there were Peisaj Suprarealist (Surrealist landscape) by Andrei Cadere, which was auctioned for EUR 26,000, and Os by Napoleon Tiron, which was sold for EUR 3,200.

An important record was also registered in the number of bidding steps for Geta Bratescu’s Vestigiu (Vestige), which was sold in 41 steps for EUR 15,000.

Adrian Ghenie is one of the most acclaimed European contemporary artists. In 2015, he represented Romania at the Venice Biennale with the exhibition titled Darwin’s Room.

His artworks had great success in auctions around the world. Most recently, two of his paintings sold for a combined GBP 3.6 million at Christie’s October 6 Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London.

Last year, Ghenie’s Nickelodeon painting sold for a record USD 9 million (GBP 7.1 million) at the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction organized by Christie’s.

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Collage by famous Romanian painter, sold for EUR 65,000 at online auction

The collage Van Gogh by famous Romanian painter Adrian Ghenie was sold for EUR 65,000 at an online live auction organized by Lavacow on November 7.

The artwork is signed and dated on the back "Ghenie, 2015".

Going East, the post-war and contemporary art auction of the online auction house Lavacow reached a record high of some EUR 350,000 in the evening of November 7. Among the author records, there were Peisaj Suprarealist (Surrealist landscape) by Andrei Cadere, which was auctioned for EUR 26,000, and Os by Napoleon Tiron, which was sold for EUR 3,200.

An important record was also registered in the number of bidding steps for Geta Bratescu’s Vestigiu (Vestige), which was sold in 41 steps for EUR 15,000.

Adrian Ghenie is one of the most acclaimed European contemporary artists. In 2015, he represented Romania at the Venice Biennale with the exhibition titled Darwin’s Room.

His artworks had great success in auctions around the world. Most recently, two of his paintings sold for a combined GBP 3.6 million at Christie’s October 6 Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London.

Last year, Ghenie’s Nickelodeon painting sold for a record USD 9 million (GBP 7.1 million) at the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction organized by Christie’s.

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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