Biography

Cornel Brudascu

Cornel Brudascu (b. 1937) lives and works in Cluj.

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Cornel Brudascu, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE

2016
Parfum 79, VNH Gallery, Paris, FR

2013
Portrait of a Generation, Spatiu Intact, Cluj, RO

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
DOUBLE HEADS MATCHES. A selection of contemporary artworks from four Romanian private collections, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest, HU

2017
Life – A User's Manual, ArtEncounters Biennale 2nd edition, Timisoara, RO
That Obscure Object of Desire, ArtEncounters Biennale 2nd edition, Casa Isho, Timisoara, RO
The Wanderers: Contemporary Painting from Cluj, Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York, US
Making Windows Where There Were Once Walls, House of Fine Arts Dum Umeni, Ostrava, CZ

2016
Pop-up Autumn Salon Works from the collection of Intact Foundation, Spatiu Intact, Cluj, RO

2015
The World Goes Pop, Tate Modern, London, UK

2014
Burning Down the House, 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, SK
The Mirror Stage – Cornel Brudascu and Alin Bozbiciu, Le Plafond, NE

2013
Mircea Cantor: Q.E.D, The National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, RO (Guest artist)

2012
Salonul de vara, Plan B, Cluj, RO
The Artist and the Power: Aspects of Romanian painting in the years 1950-1990, National Library of Romania, Bucharest, RO

2011
East of Eden - Photorealism: Versions of Reality, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, HU

2010
Romanian Cultural Resolution, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, DE

2005
The Museum of Painting, The National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, RO

Selected public collections

Centre Pompidou, Paris; Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

Bibliography

Exhibition Catalogues, Artist Books, Monographs
  • 2017
    ”That Obscure Object of Desire” in Life – a User's Manual, ArtEncounters Biennale 2nd edition. Timisoara & Arad: Azero, 2017, p. 99. [catalogue]

    2016
    Morgan, Jessica; Frigeri, Flavia. The World Goes Pop. London: Tate Publishing, pp. 17, 25. [catalogue]

    2010
    Niculescu, Alexandru; Bojenoiu, Adrian. Romanian Cultural Revolution. Hatje Cantz Verlag, p. 187 [catalogue]

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Articles and reviews
  • 2017
    Madsen, Vistrup Kristian. ”Cornel Brudascu,” frieze, November, 2017.
    Madsen, Vistrup Kristian. ”Cornel Brudascu,” The Calvert Journal, 2017.
    Beligăr, Cristina. ”Subtilitate și însingurare. Artistul clujean Cornel Brudașcu expune la Berlin”, Sinteza.ro, September, 2017.
    Beligăr, Cristina. ”Mă gândesc la creație, nu la boală, altfel aș înnebuni,” Transilvania Reporter.ro, February, 2017.
    Buluc, Popa Magdalena. ”Maeștri și discipoli: Expoziție cu nouă artiști clujeni la New York,” dcnews.ro, January, 2017.

    2015
    Spence, Rachel. ”Pop art goes political,” Financial Times, September, 2015.
    Hallet, Florence. ”The World Goes Pop, Tate Modern,” The Arts Desk.com, September, 2015.
    Menden, Alexander. ”Die Londoner Tate Modern schreibt die Geschichte der Popkunst um, bleibt aber die Belege schuldig,” Süddeutsche Zeitung, September, 2015.

    2013
    Năsui, Cosmin. ”Cornel Brudașcu, « Portretul unei generații » @ Spațiu Intact, Fabrica de Pensule, Cluj-Napoca,” modernism.ro, October, 2013.
    Chira, Ioana. ”Andrei Șerban și Corneliu Brudașcu în expoziția Mircea Cantor,” harpersbazaar.ro, August, 2013.