Contemporary art galleries in Bucharest: an AUTOR selection you can check out in one day.

Contemporary art galleries in Bucharest: an AUTOR selection you can check out in one day.

Contemporary art galleries in Bucharest: an AUTOR selection you can check out in one day. 800 800 Dautor

AUTOR 2023 is just around the corner, and as the largest and most important contemporary jewelry event in Southeastern Europe, it’s a can’t-miss event for anyone interested in art and design. But why stop at jewelry when you can also explore Bucharest’s thriving art scene? Here are the top 5 galleries to visit while you’re in the city, and discover how the worlds of jewelry and art come together in exciting ways.

1. Galeria Posibilă

Concerned with the understanding and study of landscape, Gallery Posibilă presents artists whose works allow for discussions specific to contemporary art and related fields. In the curatorial programme, these discussions are generated by the interest of artists, painters and photographers, in subjects such as identity, transformation and memory.

Contact information:

Monday – Friday 10:00 – 17:00
Email: galeriaposibila@gmail.com
Tel: +4 031 405 16 02
Address: Str. Popa Petre 6, Sector 2, Bucharest, Romania

2. Anca Poterașu Gallery

It is a contemporary art gallery founded in 2011 in Bucharest, with the aim of supporting contemporary Romanian artists. The gallery exhibits both established and young artists, active in various media – painting, drawing, object art, installation, photography and video art.

The exhibition programme focuses on curatorial practices that encourage collaborations with art practitioners from across the country and around the world. In 2015, the gallery initiated an international exhibition residency program – Plant 58 – for artists and curators from around the world, establishing a sustainable platform for cooperation.

Galeria Anca Poterașu aims to further develop the international visibility of its artists through cooperation with other galleries and institutions. Building on the previous success of the curatorial project space programme, which ran from 2018 – 2019 in Spinnerei, Leipzig, the gallery continues to develop the concept of a “nomadic gallery”, intending to open different project spaces throughout Europe.

Contact information:

Tuesday – Friday: 11:00 – 18:00 Saturday – Sunday: 12:00 – 18:00
Address: 26 Popa Soare Street, sector 2, Bucharest, Romania, 023983
Email: contact@ancapoterasu.com

3. GAEP Gallery

Founded in 2014 by Andrei Breahnă (gallerist and cultural manager) and Raluca Șoaita (architect), Gaep was originally called Eastwards Prospectus and focused on art practices in Eastern Europe. In 2019, the gallery changed its name to become consistent with the new international character of the program, resulting from the connections established over time with the international contemporary art scene. The current programme includes art practices that reflect diverse socio-political contexts and different generational positions, in an attempt to transcend established boundaries and circulate artworks and ideas in new ways

Contact information:

50 STRADA PLANTELOR, BUCURESTI 023975, ROMANIA
+40 31 101 6942
contact@gaepgallery.com

OPENING HOURS
THURSDAY – SATURDAY 11:00 – 19:00
SUNDAY – WEDNESDAY BY APPOINTMENT

4. Mobius Gallery

Mobius is an independent art gallery that presents cutting-edge contemporary art with the aim of stimulating dialogue and exchange between the Eastern European art scene and the international community.

Contact information
Email : office@mobius-gallery.com.
(+40) 726.152.156; (+40) 727.169.079
ADDRESS
Dorobanți 202, District 1, 010585, Bucharest, Romania
VISIT PROGRAMME
Wednesday – Friday: 17:00 – 20:00
Saturday: 14:00 – 17:00

5. Combinatul Fondului Plastic

The Combinatul Fondului Plastic is an institution that belongs to the Union of Artists of Romania (U.A.P.) and consists of a complex of multifunctional buildings located at the address Băiculești Street, no. 29.

This institution has several art galleries:

IOMO Gallery

IOMO is a newly opened gallery in the premises of the Combined Plastic Fund, which aims to promote both young and established artists, while contributing to the homogenization of the creative community in the Combined space.

UNAgallery

UNAgaleria is the exhibition space of the National University of Arts in Bucharest, dedicated to the organization of exhibitions, workshops and collaborative projects that promote the projects of students and teachers of the University.

Over the years, the space has hosted a series of solo and group exhibitions, as well as workshops and special projects developed in collaboration with other cultural organizations, including the DIPLOMA Festival, 2020 edition, or SNAC – National Contemporary Art Salon 2020.

Sandwich Gallery

Sandwich is an atypical art space, a project launched in 2016, which started by using the hidden potential of a residual space of 1.5×8 meters, located between two utilitarian buildings, from the belief that any constraint is actually a resource for finding the optimal solution.
Sandwich is a ready-made exploited by three artists. Not a material one, but a found idea, generated by an impossible space of 1.5 x 8 metres, which in turn generates working variants

S.E.N.A.T. Gallery

SENAT Gallery was founded in 2019, by converting the space of the former foundry of the Plastic Fund Combine, whose aesthetic heritage it has preserved, into a multidisciplinary exhibition space that aims to host events, happenings and exhibitions as diverse as possible. The new exhibition space is a unique, vibrant and modern place, which preserves the Foundry’s “genetic contribution” through its industrial and minimalist style, in order to highlight the emotions generated by artistic expression of any kind.

Nicodim Gallery

Opened in 2006 in Los Angeles, Nicodim Gallery has established on the art market in the United States of America Romanian visual artists who, today, enjoy a considerable international notoriety: Răzvan Boar, Adrian Ghenie, Teodor Graur, Ciprian Mureșan, Șerban Savu, Ecaterina Vrana and so on.

Through its exhibition activity, Nicodim Gallery has placed works signed by these artists in important private collections and also in major American museums: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA), Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA LA), Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois.4

Sector 1 Gallery

Sector 1 is an art gallery that aims to contribute to the evolution of contemporary art by putting the ideas of the artist first, whose mission is to create freely, without constraints. On the one hand, the gallery hosts the works of content creators and, on the other hand, it welcomes art and beauty lovers who support creative initiatives.

Contact information

Address: 29 Băiculești Street, Bucharest
Thursdays Fridays 07:30-14
Phone: 021 667 3775

1. SUPRAINFINIT

SUPRAINFINIT gallery highlights conceptual art practices with a focus on Central and Eastern European artists, representing emerging and mid-career artists. Driven to support new works and large-scale installations, the gallery is a key pillar in Bucharest’s cultural ecosystem. Having expanded its curatorial framework with Sequence – a vibrant showcase project, the gallery seeks to engage in a multi-layered approach to artistic contexts and content.

SUPRAINFINIT announces the name of a plural and utopian universe created by the artist collective Apparatus 22. The gallery was founded by Suzana Vasilescu in September 2015 and is co-directed with the gallery’s artistic director Cristina Vasilescu.

Contact information:
Mantuleasa nr. 22, 023962, Bucharest, Romania.
Tel: +40744697400
Email: suprainfinitgallery@gmail.com

If you are interested in visiting the gallery, it is open from Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00-18:00 and by appointment.

2. AnnArt Gallery

AnnArt Gallery, located in the heart of Bucharest, showcases works by some of the most important contemporary Romanian artists. The gallery’s exhibitions are carefully curated and feature a wide range of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, and video. AnnArt Gallery is open from Tuesday to Friday, from 1 pm to 7 pm, and on Saturday, from 11 am to 4 pm.

Contact info:
Andrei Muresanu 1, Bucuresti, Romania
Phone: +40 77 333 83 94, +40 31 437 95 32
Email: office@annartgallery.ro
Whatsapp: +40 77 3338394
Website: www.annartgallery.ro

Sorin Ilfoveanu’s current exhibition of paintings is a new opportunity to meet the dominant themes of his art, which seem to come from a universe of silence, a continuous present, a world without time.

The exhibition is open to the public, with free admission, from 30 March to 11 May 2023, from Tuesday to Friday, from 1pm to 7pm and on Saturdays from 11am to 4pm.

3. E T A J artist-run

E T A J artist-run is a non-profit gallery that supports emerging contemporary artists in Romania. The gallery’s exhibitions are known for their experimental and avant-garde approach, and for pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms. E T A J artist-run is located in Bucharest, and is open by appointment.

Contact info:
George Enescu nr. 43, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: 0730 124 642
Email: etajartistrunspace@gmail.com
Website: www.etajart.ro

4. Galateea Contemporary Art

Galateea Contemporary Art is a spacious gallery located in the heart of Bucharest that showcases works by established and emerging Romanian artists. The gallery’s exhibitions cover a wide range of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, and video. Galateea Contemporary Art is open from Monday to Friday, from 4 pm to 8 pm, and on Tuesday and Thursday, from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Contact info:
132, Calea Victoriei, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: +40745 355 941
Email: office@galateeagallery.com
Website: www.galateeagallery.com

5. LABORNA Gallery

LABORNA Gallery is a contemporary art space located in Bucharest that showcases works by Romanian and international artists. The gallery’s exhibitions are known for their innovative approach and for pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms. LABORNA Gallery is open from Monday to Friday, from 11 am to 6 pm, and by appointment.

Contact info:
LABORNA No.17 Icoanei st., Bucharest, Romania, 020451
Phone: +40740264227
Email: laborna@laborna.ro
Website: www.laborna.ro