Adrian Guta (born 1956), Ph.D., is an art critic, art historian, and curator, living in Bucharest. He is an associate professor at the National University of Arts, Bucharest, Dean of the Faculty of Art History and Art Theory. He is also president of AICA Romania. He published two books on the 80s Generation in the Romanian visual arts, in 2001 and 2008. In 1997 he was a co-curator of the Romanian participation at the Venice Biennale. He has contributed, since 1980, to various art and culture magazines in Romania and abroad and was editor-in-chief of Arta magazine, Bucharest, 2000 - 01.
The Art Scene and Art Criticism in RomaniaBy Adrian Guta
In comparison with the Communist era, the 25 years of regained freedom of expression in Romania have brought major changes to our art scene. There were phases of this process: the 90s differ from what came after 2000. Throughout these phases, various evolutions have contributed to defining a remarkably complex visual culture.