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Parade (2013), oil on linen, 180x200cm
Evanescent (2012), oil on linen, 140x150cm
A Momentary Rise of Reason (2012), oil on linen, 150cmx140cm
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Performance II (2013), oil on linen, 160x200cm
Performance III (2013), oil on linen, 200x180cm
Soliloquy (2013), oil on linen, 180x150cm

Romanian artist Dan Voinea creates hallucinatory paintings of characters descending into madness and fantasy. Roughly painted figures appear doubled or translucent; sometimes different bodies melt into one another, blurring the lines of identity. Featuring wardrobes reminiscent of the 20th century and a color palette derived from early color photos, Voinea’s work is imbued with a twinge of nostalgia for a time that perhaps never existed in the first place. We find characters floating or lying supine – an illusion to an alternate dream world we watch them experience with their eyes closed. Voinea’s current body of work titled Street Performances removes from context the compact masses of performers and spectators in order to devoid them of any meaning and present them as a new reality. Semantics interfere, performance changes into an item of news, and ordinary things become performance. Streets are replaced by vaguely described sets. Characters coexist in a sort of non-communication devoid of entertainment. Solemn tones are gradually contaminated by serious overtones. This jigsaw, without emphasizing on the differences from the before and after periods, aims at the same thing: creating a present day reality out of the remains of a world set apart by standardization and autism.

DAN VOINEA (b. 1970, Brasov, Romania) has exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Romania and France.  His group exhibitions consist of The Year of ‘Unarte’, Dalles Hall, Bucharest; Characters, 3-4TNB Gallery, Bucharest; SPACE Art, University’s Gallery, Bucharest; New Art in Town, Podul Gallery, Bucharest and Watching the Neighbourhood, Make a Point, Bucharest. Solo exhibitions include East Wind ‘Les Cordeliers’ Romans Sur Isere, France; Finish the Poem, ‘S.A.N’ San de Senart, France; Heroes and Judges, Carturesti Gallery, Bucharest and Playboy Afternoon, D’Ancona Budis Gallery, Bucharest. Voinea currently lives and works in Bucharest, Romania, and is a graduate of the National University of Art Bucharest. Voinea had his first solo exhibition with Beers Contemporary in May 2013, which was also the first time he exhibted in the United Kingdom. Voinea currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. 

 


Romanian artist Dan Voinea creates hallucinatory paintings of characters descending into madness and fantasy. Roughly painted figures appear doubled or translucent; sometimes different bodies melt into one another, blurring the lines of identity. Featuring wardrobes reminiscent of the 20th century and a color palette derived from early color photos, Voinea’s work is imbued with a twinge of nostalgia for a time that perhaps never existed in the first place. We find characters floating or lying supine – an illusion to an alternate dream world we watch them experience with their eyes closed. Voinea’s current body of work titled Street Performances removes from context the compact masses of performers and spectators in order to devoid them of any meaning and present them as a new reality. Semantics interfere, performance changes into an item of news, and ordinary things become performance. Streets are replaced by vaguely described sets. Characters coexist in a sort of non-communication devoid of entertainment. Solemn tones are gradually contaminated by serious overtones. This jigsaw, without emphasizing on the differences from the before and after periods, aims at the same thing: creating a present day reality out of the remains of a world set apart by standardization and autism.

DAN VOINEA (b. 1970, Brasov, Romania) has exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Romania and France.  His group exhibitions consist of The Year of ‘Unarte’, Dalles Hall, Bucharest; Characters, 3-4TNB Gallery, Bucharest; SPACE Art, University’s Gallery, Bucharest; New Art in Town, Podul Gallery, Bucharest and Watching the Neighbourhood, Make a Point, Bucharest. Solo exhibitions include East Wind ‘Les Cordeliers’ Romans Sur Isere, France; Finish the Poem, ‘S.A.N’ San de Senart, France; Heroes and Judges, Carturesti Gallery, Bucharest and Playboy Afternoon, D’Ancona Budis Gallery, Bucharest. Voinea currently lives and works in Bucharest, Romania, and is a graduate of the National University of Art Bucharest. Voinea had his first solo exhibition with Beers Contemporary in May 2013, which was also the first time he exhibted in the United Kingdom. Voinea currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.