Visual arts

Visual arts

Our arts programme, hosted in the Institute's Brancuși Hall, presents significant names and trends in Romanian arts of all generations and in all eras. With the support of the RCI, Romanian artists also exhibit in well-known museums and galleries in and outside London. Our art programmes include design, fashion and architecture - hence extending beyond traditional boundaries. Among our partners in the arts are major institutions such as Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Victoria & Albert Museum, Camden Arts Centre, Royal Academy of Art, London Festival of Architecture and Design.

Searching for Life with Painter Bogdan Mihai Radu

Searching for Life with Painter Bogdan Mihai Radu

This spring, RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery is set to host the first UK showcase of painter Bogdan Mihai Radu, winner of the 1st Prize at last year’s Oxford International Art Fair. The exhibition, a striking display that reunites the floral repertory already familiar to the painter's audiences and his lesser-known abstract...

20/03 - 12/04/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH

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Romanian Fashion Exposed

Romanian Fashion Exposed

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London continues in its endeavour to promote upcoming Romanian designers with a special showcase at 1 Belgrave Square, which coincides with the prestigious London Fashion Week. The exhibition, set up around the idea of timeless style and experimentation, will explore original takes on fashion design in a...

21/02/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH
RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery Bids Farewell to ‘Sculpture in Glass’

RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery Bids Farewell to ‘Sculpture in Glass’

More than two months after it opened to great public acclaim at 1 Belgrave Square, Ioan Nemțoi’s ‘Sculpture in Glass’ exhibition closes with an event dedicated to art professionals and enthusiasts alike. Curated by Mariana Nemțoi and comprising a selection of outstanding glass works that sit at the intersection of sculpture...

28/01/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
WORKS: A Painting Exhibition by Mircea Teleagă at 12 Star Gallery

WORKS: A Painting Exhibition by Mircea Teleagă at 12 Star Gallery

What better start to the new year than art? Painter Mircea Teleagă, one of the most exciting Romanian artists residing and creating in the British capital, is our special guest for a solo show that opens at London’s 12 Star Gallery this January. Before the exhibition’s closing date we invite you to meet the artist,...

17/01/2019 @ Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU
Ioan Nemțoi: Sculpture in Glass

Ioan Nemțoi: Sculpture in Glass

RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery at 1 Belgrave Square shines a spotlight on glass for a special exhibition signed by Ioan Nemțoi, one of Romania’s most acclaimed contemporary artists. Often called ‘the Brâncuşi that works in glass’, the artist will inaugurate the exhibition with a talk about the transformation of...

08/11/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Ivan Gallery at Sunday Art Fair

Ivan Gallery at Sunday Art Fair

Romanian contemporary art is featured at this year’s Sunday Art Fair, one of London’s most exciting venues for new and emerging talent, through the participation of Ivan Gallery in Bucharest. Just a few minutes away from Frieze, the fair – now in its ninth year – opens its doors annually to artists from all over the...

04 - 07/10/2018 @ Ambika P3, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS
Romanian Photographer Oana Stoian Captures ‘Another Europe’

Romanian Photographer Oana Stoian Captures ‘Another Europe’

We are delighted to be part of EUNIC London’s ‘Another Europe’, an engaging open-air photographic exhibition reflecting on aspects of culture that are slowly disappearing. The project brings together 28 photographers from each EU member state, including Romanian Oana Stoian, who were commissioned to capture these aspects of...

12/07 - 09/08/2018 @ King’s Cross area – along King’s Boulevard and Pancras Square, London.
'The Transylvania Florilegium': exhibition and book

'The Transylvania Florilegium': exhibition and book

We are delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, the 'Transylvania Florilegium' exhibition and book display have reopened in our gallery and will run throughout the whole months of July and August. Visiting hours: 10am - 5pm, Mon - Fri. Due to limited staff availability in the summer months, grateful if the visitors could...

02/07 - 31/08/2018 @ RCI London
A Century of Romanian Architecture

A Century of Romanian Architecture

“Architecture is inhabited sculpture.” – Constantin Brâncuși What are the forms, highlights, influences and doctrines that have shaped Romanian architecture in the 20th century? Urbanist Radu Pervolovici (Meta Cultural Foundation, Bucharest) and Dr. Shona McArthur Kallestrup (University of St Andrews) join...

13/06/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Exquisite Romanian Art Books at Tate Modern

Exquisite Romanian Art Books at Tate Modern

We are proud to support, for the third year in a row, Romania’s participation at Offprint London (18-20 May), one of Britain’s largest art publishing fairs, which brings together at Tate Modern artists and publishers from all over the globe. The Romanian display of art books, curated by art historian Alina Șerban, will feature a...

18 - 20/05/2018 @ Tate Modern – Turbine Hall, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
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