Exhibitions

Biography

Cristi Pogacean

(b.1980, Târgu-Mureș, Romania) lives and works in Târgu-Mureș, Romania.

Solo Exhibitions

2018
About art and life, Raft Cluj / The Paintbrush Factory, Cluj, RO

2013
Cristi Pogacean, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE

2012
Cristi Pogacean, Andreiana Mihail Gallery, Bucharest, RO

2005
Tales from the Other Side, DSBA, Bucharest, 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 2nd edition, Timisoara, RO

2016
Few Were Happy with Their Condition, Gallery 400, Chicago, US
BERLIN SHOW #4: Inventory, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE

2015
Few Were Happy with their Condition, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, CH
Cluj Connection 3D, Galerie Judin, Berlin, DE

2014
Through the Collector’s Eye. Works of the Generation 2000 from Cluj in Three Romanian Collections, The Office, Cluj, RO

2013
HOTSPOT CLUJ – NEW ROMANIAN ART, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, DK

2012
Salonul de vară, Galeria Plan B, Cluj, RO
European Travellers: Art From Cluj Today, Műcsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, HU
Cer variabil. Works from the Mircea Pinte Collection, Cluj in dialogue with Collectie G+W, Collectors House, Heerlen, NL

2011
En Obras. Coleção Teixeira De Freitas, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ES
Salonul de mai, Galeria Plan B, Cluj, RO

2010
Mircea Pinte Collection, Museum of Art, Cluj, RO
Aquarellhappening 2000-2009, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, AT
BERLIN SHOW #2, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE

2009
2nd Biennial Art Sector Katowice, PL
Track Changes, Wilkinson Gallery London, UK

2008
BERLIN SHOW #1, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE

2007
Low-Budget Monuments, Romanian Pavilion at the 52nd International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Venice, IT
News, Andreiana Mihail Gallery, Bucharest, RO
Ready Media, Netherlands Media Art institute, Amsterdam, NL
Across The Trees, David Nolan Gallery, New York, US

2006
Cluj Connection, Haunch of Venison, Zurich, CH
2544, insert, Omagiu magazine #4, Bucharest, RO
Dada East? The Romanians of Cabaret Voltaire, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, CH
Villa Warsaw, Warsaw, PL
Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, DE

2005
Breaking Heart, Insert IDEA arts + society no. 20, Cluj, RO
On Difference #1, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, DE
Cover Story – DVD edition, Display Sub:Label, Display Gallery, Prague, CZ
Storyboards. Trapped in the Escape, Vector Gallery, Iași, RO

2004
Formate / Moving Patterns, Kunsthalle Project Space, Vienna, AT
Romanian artists (and not only) love Ceaușescu’s Palace?!, MNAC, Bucharest, RO
Vršac Biennial of Young Artists, Belgrade, RS
Shake the Limits, Kalinderu MediaLab, MNAC, Bucharest, RO
Supernova – Art for the Masses, Protokoll Studio, Cluj / Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu, RO
Biennale de Paris, Paris, FR

2003
Re:Location 2, UAP Gallery, Cluj / O.K Centrum, Linz, AT
Re:Location 4, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg, LU
Inflexible Clash, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, HU
Blood and Honey, Essl Collection, Vienna, AT

Bibliography

Exhibition Catalogues, Artist Books, Monographs
  • 2017
    ”Who’s Afraid of Politics” in Life – a User's Manual, ArtEncounters Biennale 2nd edition. Timisoara & Arad: Azero, 2017, p. 56. [catalogue]

    2010
    Mircan, Mihnea; Neal, Jane; Radu, Magda. Edited by Mihai Pop, Colecția Mircea Pinte. Cluj: Galeria Plan B and Museum of Art Cluj Napoca, 2010. [catalogue]

    2007
    Mircan, Mihnea; Haven, Meta (eds.) MEMOSPHERE. Rethinking Monuments. Berlin: Revolver. Archiv fur aktuelle Kunst, 2007.

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Articles and reviews
  • 2017
    Francis, Rich. ”Romania’s 10 Contemporary Artists and Where to Find Them,” The Culture Trip.com, January, 2017.

    2016
    Bogdan, Cristina. ”Some Present Artists,” Revista Arta.ro, January, 2016.

    2013
    Hernandez, Alejandra. ”Cristi Pogăcean – Galeria Plan B (Berlin),” ArtBits.blogspot.de, 2013.

    2012
    Gyõry, Katalin. ”Grey Shadow of Communism Hangs Over Artists,” Budapest Times.hu, May, 2012.

    2011
    Cohen, David. ”Communism Never Happened: Serban Savu and the Cluj Connection,” Art Critical.com, October, 2011.
    ”The Cluj School?,” Inside full of color.com, June, 2011. [insert]
    Grant, Daniel. ”Romanians of the Day- Romanian artist are in the spotlight all over the world,“ ARTnews.com, May, 2011.
    ST. ”CRISTI POGACEAN – the cautionary 'TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE',” 2020.ro, 2011.

    2007
    ”Românii vizitează Pavilionul plini de prejudecăți pe care vor să și le confirme,” gândul.info, October, 2007.
    Bako, Irina. ”« Răpirea din Serai » cel mai admirat exponat românesc la Veneția,” 9am.ro, July, 2007.
    Cotter, Holland. ”That Sanitation Truck Parked on the Pier? It’s Part of the Show,” The New York Times, February, 2007. [insert]
    Conway Morris, Roderick. ”Sins of Commission,” The Spectator, June, 2007. ”Art in the New Field of Visibility,” e-flux, January, 2007.

    2004
    Costinaș, Cosmin. ”New Fetishisms,” Umělec, No.3, 2004.