As the Centenary Year 1918-2018, celebrating 100 years since the creation of Greater Romania, is about to commence, we look back at a century of visual arts triumphs through the greatest collection of Romanian masters ever to have been on display on the banks of the Thames. Set up by Lavacow Bucharest
with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Romanian Embassy, ‘Going East’ is the first in a series of exhibitions curated by Ioana Ciocan, bringing together some of the biggest names in Romanian art: Corneliu Baba, Sabin Bălașa, Gheorghe Berindei, Horia Bernea, Ion Biţan, Geta Brătescu, Ștefan Câlția, Codruţa Cernea, Răzvan Cornici, Horia Damian, Constantin Flondor, Adrian Ghenie, Marin Gherasim, Ion Grigorescu, Octav Grigorescu, Iulian Iftodiu, Răzvan Ion, Sergiu Laslo, Gili Mocanu, Răzvan Năstase, Paul Neagu, Mircea-Maurice Novac, Jules Perahim, Beniamin Popescu, Radu Rodideal, Mihai Rusu, Mircea Suciu, Roman Tolici, Napoleon Tiron, Bogdan Vlăduţă and Dan Voinea.
With welcome speeches by H.E. Mr Dan Mihalache, the Romanian Ambassador to London, and RCI Director Dorian Branea. Introductory remarks by curator Ioana Ciocan.