Lot 15

Adrian Ghenie

Van Gogh


17 × 14.5 cm (6.7 × 5.7 inch)

Sold for €65,000


Artwork description

Signed and dated on the back "Ghenie, 2015"

Lot Notes

Adrian Ghenie is one of the most acclaimed European contemporary artists. He is the central figure of the Cluj School and the co-founder of Plan B Gallery. In 2015, Adrian Ghenie represented Romania at the Venice Biennale with the exhibition titled Darwin’s Room.

Works by Adrian Ghenie are part of several public collections, including the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst (Antwerp), SFMOMA and S.M.A.K. (Ghent). Adrian Ghenie has exhibited at the Palazzo Grassi, François Pinault Foundation, Venice, Tate Liverpool, Prague Biennial, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, among others. 


Adrian Ghenie

b. Baia Mare, Romania , 1977


Solo (Selection)
  • 2014 - "Golems", Pace Gallery, London (International)
  • 2014 - Centre for Contemporary Art Málaga, Málaga, Spain (International)
  • 2014 - Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (International)
  • 2013 - "Adrian Ghenie: New Paintings", Pace Gallery, New York (International)
  • 2012 - "Adrian Ghenie: Pie-Fights and Pathos", Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, US (International)
  • 2011 - Haunch of Venison, London (International)
  • 2011 - Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (International)
  • 2010 - Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (International)
  • 2009 - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2009 - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania (National)
Group (Selection)
  • 2010 - GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy (International)
  • 2009 - “The Punishment of Lust and Luxury”, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (International)
  • 2008 - "Days Become Nights", Galerie Hussenot, Paris (International)
  • 2006 - "Drive Slowly Through Our Land", Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (International)
Biennial (Selection)
  • 2009 - “Expanded Painting 3 – Staging the Grey”, Prague Biennale 4 (International)
  • 2007 - “Expanded Painting 2”, Prague Biennale 3 (International)

News & Events

  • Early Ghenie Sold at Lavacow for €22.000

    By Lavacow Editorial

    Lavacow gave art lovers the chance to buy a work by Adrian Ghenie, the Romanian artist who has caused a sensation on the Western art market. This is the first time when a work by Ghenie is sold at ...


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