December 5, 2020

Romania’s New National Library Opens in Communist-Era Building

From AFP: Romania’s new National Library opened its doors Monday in a monumental building in the capital city, more than 20 years after its foundations were laid under the communist regime. [Clip] The impressive construction covering more than 160,000 square feet currently shelters some 750,000 works, 40 percent of which can be consulted. On the […]

New Virtual Art Exhibition Opens On Europeana.eu Web Site; Zooming Option Now Available

Virtual Exhibition Name: From Dada to Surrealism: Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania, 1910-1938 In the early decades of the twentieth century, the art world was taken by storm by the fearless experimentalism of several Jewish artists from Romania: Tristan Tzara (1895-1962), Victor Brauner (1903-1966), Marcel Janco (1895-1984), and M. H. Maxy (1895-1971). They and the […]