The National Museum of Art of Romania

French Landscapes in Romanian Modern Art

The exhibition French Landscapes in Romanian Modern Art features over eighty paintings and watercolours made by Romanian artists during their study years or other sojourns in France.

Open 25 October 2016 to 31 January 2017.
The Art Collections Museum, 111, Calea Victoriei.
Saturday to Wednesday, 10.00 to 18.00.

In the late 19th – early 20th century, painters from all over Europe, including the emerging Romanian artists sought inspiration in Paris where all new trends and artistic ideas seemed to develop. It was in France that painters such as Nicolae Grigorescu, Ioan Andreescu, Nicolae Grant, Kimon Loghi, Gheorghe Petraşcu, Theodor Pallady, Ştefan Popescu, Iosif Iser, Lucian Grigorescu, Rodica Maniu began to explore and reflect on widespread contemporary artistic practices, taking a fresh look at both nature and the city.

Drawn from the rich and varied holdings of the Art Collections Museum, the exhibition reveals the artists’ sensitivity for new themes and approaches as well as the interest of Romanian collectors in acquiring their work. Several paintings from the Romanian Modern Art Gallery complement the selection and give a more comprehensive image of the variety of motifs Romanian artists tackled – from seascapes and rural landscapes in Britany to the shores of the Mediterranean and the streets of Paris and the forests around the French 

Open 25 October 2016 to 31 January 2017.
The Art Collections Museum, 111, Calea Victoriei.
Saturday to Wednesday, 10.00 to 18.00.