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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]

 

Painting by Romanian Adrian Ghenie sells for record USD 9 mln in London auction

Romanian Adrian Ghenie’s Nickelodeon painting sold for USD 9 million (GBP 7.1 million) at the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction organized by Christie’s in London.

The painting had a starting price of USD 1.29 million – USD 1.94 million (GBP 1 million – GBP 1.5 million).

The Romanian artist thus doubled his previous record. In February this year, Ghenie’s painting Sunflowers sold for USD 4.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London. Before that, the Romanian sold a painting for USD 2.43 million.

Another painting signed Adrian Ghenie was sold for USD 433,070 (GBP 341,000) during Christie’s auction organized on October 6. The artwork, named The Surgeon and His Soul (Study for Kaiser Wilhelm Institute), had a starting price of USD 194,550 – 259,400 (GBP 150,000 – 200,000.)

Adrian Ghenie, 38, was born in Baia Mare, a city in northern Romania. He has graduated from the Art and Design University of Cluj-Napoca, and now lives and works in Cluj-Napoca, Berlin, and London. He is one of the most appreciated young painters in the world.

Famous Romanian artist sells painting, donates EUR 70,000 to Brancusi campaign

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

(Photo source: Adrian Ghenie on Facebook)

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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]

 

Painting by Romanian Adrian Ghenie sells for record USD 9 mln in London auction

Romanian Adrian Ghenie’s Nickelodeon painting sold for USD 9 million (GBP 7.1 million) at the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction organized by Christie’s in London.

The painting had a starting price of USD 1.29 million – USD 1.94 million (GBP 1 million – GBP 1.5 million).

The Romanian artist thus doubled his previous record. In February this year, Ghenie’s painting Sunflowers sold for USD 4.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London. Before that, the Romanian sold a painting for USD 2.43 million.

Another painting signed Adrian Ghenie was sold for USD 433,070 (GBP 341,000) during Christie’s auction organized on October 6. The artwork, named The Surgeon and His Soul (Study for Kaiser Wilhelm Institute), had a starting price of USD 194,550 – 259,400 (GBP 150,000 – 200,000.)

Adrian Ghenie, 38, was born in Baia Mare, a city in northern Romania. He has graduated from the Art and Design University of Cluj-Napoca, and now lives and works in Cluj-Napoca, Berlin, and London. He is one of the most appreciated young painters in the world.

Famous Romanian artist sells painting, donates EUR 70,000 to Brancusi campaign

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

(Photo source: Adrian Ghenie on Facebook)

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