Lot 43

Roman Cotoşman

The Breaking of the Plastic Sign (Spargerea Semnului Plastic)


Monotype, oil on paper
51 × 66.5 cm (20.1 × 26.2 inch)

Starting price €2,000


Artwork not available for purchase


Artwork description

Signed and dated ‘R.C, 64’ (lower right)


Roman Cotoşman

Jimbolia, Romania, 1935 - Timişoara, Romania, 2006


Group (Selection)
  • 1989 - "Konkret Neun", Nuremberg, Germany (International)
  • 1968 - "5 Artists from Timișoara", Kalinderu Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
Biennial (Selection)
  • 1969 - Biennial Exhibition of Constructivist Art, Nuremberg, Germany (International)

Additional info:

Cotoșman’s work has been widely exhibited in Europe, with major exhibits in Germany (Nurnberg, Munich, Karlsruhe, Beratzhausen), Spain (Bilbao) and Great Britain (Edinburgh, London). In 1995 he participated in the Venice Biennale, representing Romania. By now Roman Cotoșman is an iconic figure of Romanian contemporary art, and much of his artwork has been returned to the country of his beginnings, where it has found its rightful place in the finest museums of Romania. In the United States, he devoted his time and energy to creating rather than showing his art. He exhibited in New York, Washington and Philadelphia. He was included in a major show at the Philadelphia Art Museum, curated by Ann Percy, Philadelphia Contemporary Drawings II, and the museum acquired two of his pieces for its collection.


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