Geta Brătescu studied at the same time at the Faculty of Letters and at the Institute of Fine Arts in Bucharest and worked as an artistic director for the magazine “Secolul 20”, and at present for “Secolul 21”. Her recent exhibitions include the 2015 Tate Liverpool solo show, “MATRIX 254 / Geta Bratescu 2014” solo show at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, USA, “lI Palazzo Enciclopedico”, La Biennale di Venezia 2013, La Triennale Paris 2012, Palais de Tokyo, the 12th Istanbul Biennale 2011, etc. In 2016 Hamburger Kunsthalle shows an extensive Geta Brătescu retrospective exhibition. Geta Brătescu’s works are in important collections, such as: The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest; MoMA, New York; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Tate Modern, London; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; MUMOK, Vienna, Kontakt Collection, Vienna, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana and FRAC Lorraine.

Geta Brătescu
Geta Brătescu
Ploiești, 1926

Past Exhibitions

Geta Brătescu

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
27/09/2018 — 25/01/2019

Geta Brătescu: The Studio: A Tireless, Ongoing Space

Camden Arts Centre
12/04/2017 — 17/06/2017

Inhotim Openings 2014

Inhotim Institute 04/09/2014 — 01/10/2015

Solo Shows

Geta Brătescu. The Leaps of Aesop, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
Geta Brătescu. The Leaps of Aesop , Hauser & Wirth, New York

Geta Brătescu. Retrospective, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
From Political Propaganda to Baby Boom travelling to Brasov History Museum, Nasui Collection & Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

Geta Brătescu: Drawings with the Eyes Closed, CAMSTL – Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, USA
Geta Bratescu, Tate Liverpool
Invocarea desenului [Invocation of the Drawing], Ivan Gallery, Bucharest

MATRIX 254 / Geta Bratescu, BAM/PFA – Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archiv, Berkeley, USA
Atelier Continuu, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
Jocul formelor [Game of Forms], Ivan Gallery, Bucharest

Geta Brătescu: The Artist’s Studios, MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain
Geta Brătescu and Paul Neagu, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
Geta Brătescu: Atelierele artistului [The Artist’s Studios], Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest
Geta Brătescu, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paolo

Group Shows

The School of Kyiv: Karlsruhe Class, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany, in cooperation with The School of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennial 2015

Vienna Biennale 2015, MAK, Vienna
Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960–1980, MoMA, New York

artevida, ENDORA Arte Producoes Ltda., Rio de Janeiro
A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio, MoMA, New York

5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico, La Biennale di Venezia, 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice
In The Heart of the Country. The Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

Intense Proximity, La Triennale Paris 2012, Palais de Tokyo and other venues, Paris
A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance Art, Tate Modern, London

12th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul
Museum der Wünsche, MUMOK – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Ostalgia, New Museum, New York
L’Internationale, MACBA – Museu D’Art contemporani Barcelona, Barcelona

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Ploiești Country of birth: Romania Date of birth: 1926 Lives in: Bucharest