Works of Romanian artist Geta Brătescu featured in Berlin exhibition
Thirty-one works of artist Geta Brătescu (1926-2018), from the collection of the National Museum of Art of Romania (MNAR), can be seen in the exhibition Understudies: I, Myself Will Exhibit Nothing, open at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin.
The exhibition, curated by Iman Issa, brings together works by Latifa al-Zayyat, Brătescu, Moyra Davey, Amit Dutta, Haris Epaminonda & Daniel Gustav Cramer, Iman Issa, Paul Neagu, Olaf Nicolai, Sergei Parajanov, Mohammad Rabie, Walid Raad and Valeska Soares. It can be visited until January 9, 2022.
The 31 drawings selected are part of the illustration of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust, translated by Ştefan Augustin Doinas, and published in 1983, MNAR said in a Facebook post.
Brătescu, considered a central figure of Romanian contemporary art since the 1960s, created works in drawing, collage, photography, performance, illustration and film. In 2017, she was selected to represent Romania at the 57th Venice Biennale.