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Lot 44

Felix Aftene

The Abduction of Europa (Răpirea Europei)

[2010]

Oil on canvas
100 × 100 cm (39.4 × 39.4 inch)

Estimate €2,000 - €2,400
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Artwork description

Signed and dated ‘felix aftene 20(10)’ (across the bottom); signed and titled ‘FELIX AFTENE, RAPIREA EUROPEI’ (on the stretcher)

ARTIST RESUME

Felix Aftene

b. Vaslui, Romania, 1972
Based in Bucharest, Romania

Exhibitions:

Solo (Selection)
  • 2017 - “EpicDermic”, AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2017 - "The Memory of Space", Benjamin Fondane Gallery, French Institute, Iași, Romania (National)
  • 2016 - "The Spirit of Blue", 54 Art Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK (International)
  • 2016 - "Masques et visages", Paul Amarica Gallery, Paris, France (International)
  • 2016 - "Arhitectures of Memory", Mistelbach Baroque Palace, Austria (International)
  • 2015 - "World of Blue", Galeria Tiny Griffon Gallery, Nurenberg, Germany (International)
  • 2015 - "Iconic Memory", Mogoşoaia Palace, Romania (National)
  • 2014 - "Blue world", Paul Amarica Gallery Paris, France (International)
  • 2014 - "Taxidermy", Art Museum, Iași, Romania (National)
  • 2013 - "Taxidermia", Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2012 - "Atemporal", Paul Amarica Gallery, Paris, France (International)
  • 2011 - "Nato Come Home", the contemporary art gallery of the Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - The Gallery of the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium (International)
  • 2010 - "Etres imaginaires", Espace Culture Gallery, Universite Lille, Villeneuve D’Ascq, France (International)
  • 2009 - "3+1", Simeza Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2008 - "Antropomorfisme", Calina Gallery, Timișoara, Romania (National)
  • 2007 - "Chimeras", Paul Amarica Gallery, Paris, France (International)
  • 2003 - Vaslui Art Museum, Romania (National)
  • 1998 - "1000 Drawings", Installation, Cupola Gallery, Iași, Romania (National)
  • 1995 - "EstEtica Installation", Art Museum Festival, Timișoara, Romania (National)
Group (Selection)
  • 2014 - “Vivid Light: lumină şi culoare”, Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - Berliner Liste, Berlin, Germany (International)
  • 2007 - "Erotica", Anixis Gallery, Baden, Switzerland (International)
  • 2004 - "Identităţi", Romanian Cultural Institute, Vienna, Venice and Budapest (International)
  • 2002 - "Imagine – Tradiţie şi actualitate", Cupola Gallery, Iaşi, Romania (National)
  • 2002 - "Înger şi Demon", The Romanian Cultural Institute, Paris, France (International)

Awards:

  • The National Prize for Painting awarded by the Romanian Visual Artists' Union , 2016
  • Excellence Award, Vrancea Cultural Centre, 2013
  • Grand Award, “Moldova Saloan”, Chişinău, Republic of Moldova, 2013
  • Gold Medal, Inventica Salon, Iaşi, 2013
  • UAPR Award, “Lascar Vorel”, Art Bienale Piatra Neamţ, 2011
  • Painting Award, “Mihai Eminescu” Museum, Iaşi, Romania, 2010
  • Diploma of Excellence for Grup3 “Narcisism”, at the “Salonul Artis” project Iaşi , 2008
  • Diploma of Excellence for the International Art Festival, Piatra-Neamţ , 2008
  • Diploma of Excellence, U.A.P. Salon, Iaşi, Romania , 2008
  • Diploma of Excellence for the international exhibitions programme, Grup3, Art-Is, Salon, Iaşi, 2007
  • Chişinău Mayor’s Office Award, Republic of Moldova, 2006
  • Victor Brauner Award, Iași, Romania , 2006
  • Vasile Pogor Award, Iași, Romania, 2005
  • Painting Award, Annual Salon, Iaşi , 2003
  • Contemporary Art Salon Award, Focşani, 2003
  • “Teiul de argint” Medal of the “Mihai Eminescu”, European Cultural Centre, Botoşani , 2003
  • “Sf. Luca” Foundation Award, Bârlad, Vaslui , 1999
  • UAPR Award, Autumn Salon Iaşi, 1997

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