ARTS & LEISURE

New art shows in town

Wood exhibit


A sculpture exhibition featuring a wide selection of Romanian sculptors and photographers will be open to the public as of tomorrow at the Contemporary Art Museum. The show is built on three visual communication kinds having wood as starting point and theme. The first section includes a series of photographs taken in the 1920’s and illustrating the historical fact of ravaging woods in northern Moldavia. The second is dedicated to sculpture with a selection including works in the museum’s patrimony, from George Apostu to Bela Crisan, from Ion Bitzan to Napoleon Tiron. The third section is an installation by sculptor Virgil Scripcariu, a reaction to a 2006 event that brought about the wipe-off from Bucharest of a whole orchard. Over the past 20 years, the Capital alone has lost over one million trees.


Venue: Contemporary Art Museum


Address: 2-4 Izvor St. wing E4

Women throughout ages


The National History Museum proposes a look at woman’s role in Romania, since the early days of the Roman conquest up to present day.


On display there will be prehistoric statues, medieval art representations, paintings and furniture pieces. The display follows the women’s evolution in ages, their role in society and the way modern ages have influences this role. The exhibit was put together using items from the Archeology Museum, Radio Society, National Theatre as well as the National Philatelic Museum.


Venue: National History Museum


Address: 12 Victoriei Ave.

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