Ciprian Muresan | the artist




The artist Ciprian Muresan
Born 1977, Cluj, Romania.
Lives and works in Cluj, Romania.

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Athens Biennale, Sydney Biennale,


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Ciprian Muresan’s latest art interventions use a calculated reference to famous, iconic works in modern and contemporary art history. Through the recontextualization of "Leap into the Void" by Yves Klein, of Tarkovsky’s movie "Andrei Rublev" (about the Russian icon painter), of "Un Chien andalou" by Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dalí…
"Communism never happened" – this provocative motto and, at the same time, one of Ciprian Muresan’s works, sounds like a spell aimed at the past. A range of other works by this young Romanian artist, too deal with history, religion and art in a similarly expiatory way. "End of the five-year plan" (2004) is an Orthodox version of the famous installation by Maurizio Cattelan "Nona ora", "Leap into the void, three seconds later" (2004) is a photography showing a body lying on a street in a Romanian city…
Gospel of John’ and other works
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"Leap into the void-after 3 seconds"


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