On November 27-29th two art history lecturers - Dr. Adrian Guta and Dr. Vlad Bedros from National University of Arts Bucharest will give lectures at the Klaipeda faculty of the Vilnius Academy of Arts. 

Dr. Adrian Guta is an art historian, art critic and curator. Professor works at the Faculty of Art History and Theory at the National University of Arts Bucharest. He was the Dean of this faculty in 2012-2016. Since 1991, professor teaches Romanian and international art history from the end of World War Two.

Dr. Adrian Guta during his lecture “Romania at the Venice Art Biennale since 1990“ will review how the political changes that started in December 1989 opened a new way for Romanian art, for its presence in the international scene. During another lecture “Generation of the 1980s in Romanian visual arts.” Dr. A. Guta will present how a large group of artists formed and launched the Romanian art scene at the end of the 1970s and in the first part of the 1980s, how they made important steps for the extension of alternative languages in that period, like performance, installation, photography, later video.  

Senior Researcher Dr. Vlad Bedros will give two lectures. The first one is titled “From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Medieval Boundaries“ and it will address the artistic and cultural ties between the Baltic area and Romania during the Middle Ages. During another lecture Dr. V. Bedros  will present the issue of the “Viking road“ to Constantinople as agent of cultural transfers between the Northern and the South-Eastern areas of Europe.  Another case study consists of the Baltic features of Moldavian architecture in the 14-15 century. 

Lecturer V. Bedros received his Ph.D. in Art History and Theory at the National University of Arts Bucharest. Ph.D. thesis: “The Chancel Iconography in Moldavian Churches al the end of the 15th Century and in the First Half of the 16th Century”; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Corina Popa. 
Ph.D. V.Bedros currently works at the Faculty of Art History and Theory of the National University of Arts Bucharest.

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