Alin Bozbiciu

He's young, he's talented and he is a figurative painter who undertakes being the penultimate Mohican. He is also from Cluj, this uncertain city in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of a francophone country, Romania. The city has provided in recent years a contingent of artists who are now leading an international career and who have earned a well deserved reputation. Alain Bozbiciu masterfully handles all the painting tools, he addresses topics carefully — intimate picture stories where he often places pets in the foreground, portraits of friends and relatives, self-portraits where we feel a state of emergency and apprehension. But usually a certain type of chromatic restlessness and energetic brushstrokes reveal a worldview consistent with his visionary generation albeit not even thirty. Painting manages time differently, it invites a moment to stand still thus creating a diversion from the usual ‘truth’ that circulates through smartphones or the images that digital devices disseminate without ever conveying anything.


2013 Graduated the University of Art and Design, Cluj, Romania

Expositions personnelles

2015 The Keen Observer, Doris Ghetta gallery, IT

2014 Mirror Stage - Seven Studies of Composition, works by Cornel Brudascu and Alin Bozbiciu curated by Maria Rus Bojan, le Plafond, Amsterdam, NL

2014 Tales from the valey, Galleria Doris Ghetta, IT

2013 START POINT PRIZE 2013, Victoria Art Center, Bucuresti, RO

2013 ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2013, The Exhibition, Essl Museum , Klosterneuburg/Wien, A, Nominees’ Exhibition, Victoria Art Center for Cultural Contemporary Production, Bucure ş ti, RO

2013 Beyond Representation: Challenges of Contemporary Painting, Michael Boremans

And Frank Demaegd, in dialogue with Maria Rus Bojan end Horia Avram,Spa ţ iu Intact, Fabrica de Pensule, Cluj, RO

2013 Green & Brown, Accademia di Belle Arti, Macerata, IT

2013 my Salon, Galeria Quadro, Cluj, RO

2012 Give me the future,Fabrica de Pensu le, Cluj,RO



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