artwork biography — selected press

Dumitru Gorzo

DUMITRU GORZO

Co-founder of the artist group and movement Rostopasca

The Influential Artist Group in Romania of the last Decades

EDUCATION

1998 University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania, Bachelor of Arts Diploma specializing in Painting

1999 University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania, Post-Graduate Diploma in Advanced Studies in Plastic Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 "New York Paintings I", Kunstverein Vierheim, DE

2017 "Contagiune", ARCUB, Bucharest, RO

2016 "RESILIENCE", Miercurea Ciuc, RO

2016 Protected by Weeds”, H’ART Gallery, RO

2016 "FEND OFF" , Slag Gallery, NY

2016 IZVORUL 2”, Aiurart Gallery, RO

2015 Strata” Kevin Cavanagh Gallery, Dublin, IR

2014 “NO TITLE”, Slag Gallery, NY

2013-2014 “Out of Love”, H’Art Gallery, Bucharest, Ro

2013 Walking a Porous Border”, Slag Gallery, NY

2012 “Heads”, NJ MoCA, NJ, USA

2012 “Mirror”, Volta NY

2012 “Reality’s Nostalgia”, Slag Contemporary, NY, USA

2011 Not Tourists”, BOX 13 ArtSpace, Houston, USA

2011 The Fiasco of the End of the World”, Jecza Gallery, Romania

2010 Super C”, Slag Gallery, New York

2010 Out Door Project on Greenwich Street, New York

2010 Wunderkabinett”, Laika , Bucharest, Romania

2009 The Welded Book”, CNDB, Bucharest, Romania

2009 “Core”, Slag Gallery, New York City, USA

2008 “In the Corner of My Eye”, Slag Gallery, New York City, USA

2007 “Short Stories of Gorzo”, Atelier Vam Eck, Dusseldorf, Germany

2007 "Belle Roumanie”, Kulturfabrik, Luxembourg

2007 "Don't Complicate the Sleeping Baroque" with Gili Mocan, Kunst Raum Noe, Vienna

2007 "The Fence" – urban intervention / public art, Bucharest, Romania

2007 "Punct de colectare a artei" - street debate / public art, Sibiu 2007 CCE, Romania

2007 "7 Babes", Mie Leferver Gallery, Gent, Belgium

2007 “Indian Lava & Ritz Mood Guru: Present Salve Fiat Romuli Nepos”, Brukental Museum, Sibiu, Romania

2006 "I Like God”, H’art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2006 “Indian Lava & Ritz Mood Guru: Present Salve Fiat Romuli Nepos”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest and Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu, RO

2005 "Mr. President is a Sexual Object", HT003, Bucharest, Romania

2005 "Welcome to Paradise", H'art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2004 “Dilitdotcom - Symptoms of Contemporary Myth”, Anaid Art Gallery, Bucharest, RO

2004 “Rural Art” protestation, HT 003 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2003 “Rediscovering the Nude Beauty”, H’art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2003 “Cocoons” street intervention, Bucharest, Romania

1999 “GORZO”, Eforie Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

1999 “Ompozitie”, Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & COLLABORATIONS:

2017 ART@SAP Founsation, GE

2016 Group exhibition, MNAC, Bucharest, RO

2015 Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Kingston, NY, US

2015 T hrice Legendary, or Forever Thens”, Centotto, NY, US

2015 Paintings in Trees”, NY, US

2015 Rites”, Slag Gallery, NY, US

2014 Defaced”, Boulder MoCA, Colorado

2014 “In Between”, Kleindienst Gallery, Cologne, GE

2013 “Temporal Strata”, VOLTA 9, Basel, Switzerland

2013 Marginal Portraits, or Insides ”, Centotto, NY

2012 “A Pile of Clowns”, Centotto, New York

2011 “Painting Today”, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest Romania

2010 Badly Happy”, Marina Abramovici Institute, San Francisco

2010 “Pirates, Bandits and Outlaws”, LCCM, Fort Bragg, California

2010 Art Fanatics”, Kunsthalle (M┼▒csarnok) Budapest

2009 That’s All Folks”, Stadthalle, Bruges, BE, curator Jerome Jacobs &Michel Dewilde

2009 εικονες" Conradi Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

2009 ”Without Hintersinn” curated by Benjamin Fellman, Official Side Event for 11th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

2008 “Against All Odds”, Slag Gallery, New York City, USA

2008 Under Natural Circumstances”, MODEM Modern and Contemporary Art Center, Debrecen, Hungary

2008 T ajan : Romanian Art Today-History Frees Its Demons”, Tajan, Paris, France

2007 “Donumenta 2007”, Regensburg, Germany

2007 " Plus Zwei ", MKM Museum Küppersmühle , Duisburg, Germany

2005 "Offset", Plan B Gallery, Romania, Austria, Italy, Germany

2005 "Dance Instructor" performance with Electric Brother, F.A.C.E Novi Sad, Serbia

2004 “Romanian Artists (and not only) love Ceausescu’s Palace?”, Romanian National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania

2001 “Context Network” insert, The 49th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Romanian Pavilion, Venice, Italy