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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [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 News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [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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