Romanian-born multi-media artist Nicolae Romanițan (1991) draws, photographs and paints. His colour palet and chosen themes confirm his existential peregrinations. At times, it feels like the artist was educated by a bunch of Neo Expressionist painters. Romanițan’s paintings and drawings are crammed with faceless and writhing masses of people; colour is a major player in determining the mood; cartwheeling figures, expertly applied with a few brush ir pencil strokes dart up or down.
Romanițan’s graphic work and photography unveils some of the darker angles of life. The artist manages to depict violence, grief, sex, murder, defeated and famished characters, tortured and plagued by numerous bestialities, with accurately drawn lines, often on dated support paper.
In the past years a number of Romanițan’s characters have been cropping up on less conventional supports like the remaining walls of crumbing buildings, on concrete structures somewhere in the middle of the Transylvanian landscape.
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