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Four solo shows scheduled but not necessarily planned at five years interval, have become clear milestones in  Gherghina Costea’s evolution as an artist; of these, she considers that two would be the most significant for her career: 1988 and 1998. Certainly the forthcoming solo show of this year, opening on the October 26th at the Romanian Peasant’s Museum, is likely to leave its own print.

“Galateea” Gallery, Bucharest, 1983

...In a way, the artist’s works seem to contradict or even cancel the condition of the robust ceramic, revealing a lyrical dimension capable of competing with the oriental calligraphic work ...
(Virgil Mocanu, critic, 1983)

                          

“Galateea” Gallery, Bucharest, 1988

... Gherghina’s porcelain objects do challenge and solve the paradox of associating strictly organic forms with the conspicuous achromatic qualities of whiteness. It is a paradox that - sustained by the refined folding of linear curves ...
(Mihai Ispir, critic, 1988)

go directly to the Galateea 1988 page...

“Herriger” Gallery, Erfstadt - Lechenich, Germany, 1993

Gherghina Costea’s first personal show outside Romania, took by surprise the Lechenich community and generated favorable comments from the local press.

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“Simeza” Gallery, Bucharest, 1998

... For Gherghina Costea there is no other miracle more seducing than the floral universe, perceived in its personified way as an alternative to the living state, to the creative harmony...
(Corneliu Antim, critic, 1998)

click to go directly to the Simeza 1998 page...

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