Zorzini

About

Zorzini Gallery focuses on contemporary art and regularly displays Romanian or international initiatives, working with both established and emerging artists that correspond to the gallery’s aesthetic agenda. Thus, Zorzini Gallery provides a strong platform for ambitious projects focusing on contemporary showcases of current trends and styles.

With a deep sense of expertise and professionalism, while maintaining also an experimental approach, Zorzini Gallery promotes a larger acceptance for projects that have something serious to say within the context of today’s art achievements.

Situated in the historical center of Bucharest, Zorzini gallery is the first gallery space in the city located in an industrial space sheltered by the 19th century building of the former Fur Factory

ISTVAN BETUKER – FRAGILE

Istvan Betuker is a young and promising painter from the Cluj School of Art, Romania; born in 1984 in Satu Mare, at the border with Hungary, the artist graduated from the Art and Design University of Cluj Napoca, the city where he currently lives and works. Istvan Betuker is a highly skilful painter that masters all classical techniques of the medium, ranging from oil to watercolor and non-conventional pigments, applied on canvas, paper or board.

SZILARD GASPAR – FULL CONTACT MATTER

Performance starting on 12 of February at 7 pm

Szilard Gaspar is a skilful young sculptor and a brilliant performance artist from the Cluj School of Art, Romania; born in 1991, the artist is also a most promising young professional boxer, successfully representing Romania in many different international sport competitions.

His specific boxing abilities allow Szilard Gaspar to pursue a very special conceptual approach in performance art, since the leading theme in the artist’s research is at this moment the nature of the struggle between human power and matter; thus, his sportive talent enriches Szilard Gaspar’s research from both a spectacular and a credible perspective.

Szilard Gaspar has been fighting against boxing bags made out of clay during his last two performances, in October 2014 at Bazis contemporary art space in Cluj Napoca, Romania and, again in December 2014 in Budapest, during a performance match organized by Flash Art Hungary. This year, Szilard Gaspar carries on with his fight study and brings the relation between man and matter quest to the to the next level, by performing a match against three clay boxing bags at once, on February 12 at Zorzini Gallery in Bucharest, Romania.

Adina Zorzini

DAN MACIUCA – COLLIDING GEOMETRY

Dan Maciuca (b. 1979) is one of the strongest emerging artists from the Cluj School of Art, living and working in Cluj Napoca, Romania; the artist perfectly masters the classical painting techniques and is also an associated teacher at the University of Art and Design (Painting Department)