Adrian Ghenie is active/lives in Romania, Germany. Adrian Ghenie is known for abstract portrait and figural painting.
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Biography Adrian Ghenie
Adrian Ghenie was born in Baia Mare, Romania in 1977. In 2001, he graduated from the University of Art and Design, Cluj, Romania. He splits his time between Cluj and Berlin, spending the majority of his time in the German capital. In 2005, Ghenie co-founded Galeria Plan B in Cluj Napoca, a production and exhibition space for contemporary art.
Adrian Ghenie’s own work is gestural but unconventional in application. Opposed to the traditional tools of a painter, Ghenie’s paintings are the result of the palette knifes and stencils that he uses to carve staged accidents onto and into his multi-layered painted canvases.
His childhood had a profound effect on his painting, in particular the stories his parents told him of their trav
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