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.


Born in 1989 in Sângeorz-Băi, Romania, lives and works in Cluj

Education

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

Exhibitions

2019
Vanatorul de Imagini – Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, FR

2018
Mimesis: (Re)imagining the Real, Wroclaw, Poland
Time is the Game of Man – Art of the treasure hunt, Tuscany, IT
Theater as Life - Untilthen gallery, Paris, FR

2017
Art Encounters - bienala de arta contemporana, Timisoara/Arad, RO
Did It Happen, Untilthen gallery, BE

2016
After The Sacrifice, Untilthen gallery, FR

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
Tales from the valey, Galleria Doris Ghetta, IT

2013
START POINT PRIZE 2013, Victoria Art Center, Bucuresti, RO
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
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
Green & Brown, Accademia di Belle Arti, Macerata, IT my Salon, Galeria Quadro, Cluj, RO

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

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