Exhibition by Moldovan fine artist inaugurated at Chisinau-based museum
21:09 | 28.04.2023 Category: Culture
Chisinau, 28 April /MOLDPRES/ - A painting exhibition titled, Colours and writers: Eleonora Romanescu, was inaugurated at the National Museum of Romanian Literature today. A volume titled, Album, by Romanescu, recently published at the Cartier publishing house, was launched at the event.
Contacted by MOLDPRES, the director of the aforementioned museum, writer Maria Sleahtitchi said the exhibition comprised 20 works. Eleven of them are portraits of writers and landscapes, while the others are from the family’s archive.
Eleonora Romanescu was born in Leuseni, Orhei county, on 26 April 1926. He finished the I. Repin Republican School of Fine Arts from Chisinau and the higher courses of painters restaurateurs from Moscow. In 1958, she became member of the Fine Artists Union of the former USSR. Romanescu debuted with her first painting in 1960.
In 1976, Eleonora Romanescu was awarded the State Prize for the painting, Native Land. In 1986 she was awarded the title of People’s Artist of Moldova and in 1996 – the Order of the Republic. In 2018, Romanescu was awarded the Cultural Merit Order of Romania in the rank of Commander, Category C – Fine Arts. The artist’s works are preserved in private collections from Moldova, Romania, Germany, Russia, France, USA and Canada.
Eleonora Romanescu passed away at the age of 93 years on 4 November 2019.
The exhibition will be opened during one month.