Project Description

Gabriel Marian

Gabriel Marian lives in Cluj-Napoca and is a visual artist.

The artist graduated from the Cluj Art University in 2011 with a MA in Fine Art and now prepares a PhD degree at the same university. His work is a part of the Benetton art collection – “Romanian artists”, presented in Italy in 2014 (along with an art book published in Treviso).

Marian
Gabriel

Gabriel Marian lives in Cluj-Napoca and is a visual artist.

The artist graduated from the Cluj Art University in 2011 with a MA in Fine Art and now prepares a PhD degree at the same university. His work is a part of the Benetton art collection – “Romanian artists”, presented in Italy in 2014 (along with an art book published in Treviso).

It was also included in the ‘Mostra colettiva d’arte contemporanea’, Turin, Palazzo Birago di Vische (2015), ‘Art Safari’, Bucharest (2015), “V.I.C.” art show in Paris (Atelier Z, 2013), at the Art Museum in Cluj (2008) and ‘Salon des Dépendants’, a group exhibition at Fondation des États-Unis, Paris (2004).
He has enjoyed solo exhibitions in Cluj (Paintbrush Factory and other galleries) and Paris (Harriet Woolley gallery) and he participated in a series of graphic projects organized by the German Cultural Centre and the Comics Club Cluj.

He also published a series of articles on art history in Dilema Veche and Echinox (2001-2005),
Marian’s work is represented in European and U.S. collections

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Neural Bonds

duo show, Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2019

Le désir du texte

Association Parlementaire Européenne, Strasbourg, France

2019

Fake Is the New Real

Nano Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2018

La Trahison des images

Institutul Francez, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2018

Late summer show

Nano Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2016

Jacob’s Wrestle/Lupta lui Iacov

Atelier 4 Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2016

Primal Dream

Fabrica de pensule (The Paintubrush Factory), Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2015

Baroque Calligraphies

Diverta Hubertus, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2014

The Fly on the Strawberry (featuring Gizella Kovats)

Nano Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2013

Myopia

Librăria Diverta, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2012

Ego

Nano Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2010

Self landscapes

Casa Artelor, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2009

Low-cost icons

Polul Cultural Cluj, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2003

Politics of beauty

Harriet Woolley Gallery, Paris, France

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

Memoria tăinuită a locului (The secret memory of the place)

Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2021

Atrium

Center of interest, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2020

Art Market Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

2020

Il faut cultiver notre jardin

Center of Interest, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2018

Art Thessaloniki

International Contemporary Art Fair, Thessaloniki, Greece

2017

Micro Flora & Fauna

(duo show) with Ovidiu Stan, Nano Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2015

Hello Natasha 2

Espace Wild Awake, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2015

Art Safari Fair

Bucharest, Romania

2015

Mostra collettiva d’arte contemporanea

Palazzo Birago di Vische, Torino, Italy

2014

Romanian Contemporary Art

Benetton collection, Milano, Italy

2014

Hello Natasha

Café Papillon, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2014

ComiXconnection

Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2013

Give me the future 2

Fabrica de pensule (Paintbrush Factory) & Hotel Granata, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2013

V.I.C. (Very Important Chair)

Atelier Z Gallery, Paris, France

2013

Cluj seen by artists

Students Culture House, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2012

Give me the future

Fabrica de Pensule (Paintbrush Factory) & Hotel Granata, Cluj

2010

Students Studio

UAP art gallery, Baia Mare, Romania

2009

Salonul Internaţional de Pictură (SIP)

Florean Museum, Baia Mare, Romania

2008

Culorile Echinoxului

Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2004

Salon des Dépendants

Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris, France

PRESS MENTIONS

Interview on Radio NOVA (France) – on the occasion of the Clujotronic festival, 20 October 2020

Snapshot Romania. Contemporary Artists from Romania, Ed. Fabrica, Treviso, Italia, 2013

Oraşul [The City] urban culture review, issue 16 (4/2009), Cluj, p. 47

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