Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris - Roxane Borujerdi, Radu Comsa, Athene Galiciadis, Fernanda Gomes, Ana Mazzei, Charles-Henri Monvert, Camila Oliveira Fairclough, Peter Robinson, Sérgio Sister, Nuno Sousa Vieira, Derek Sullivan

Radu COMSA
born 1975 in Sibiu (Romania), he lives and works in Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Selected solo exhibitions

2018 - TBA, duo exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, Romania - curated by Nicola Trezzi
2017 - Après le Disco, Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2016 - Naked and drawingwith a compass, Sabot, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2015 - Basa Walikan (Batik transcriptions), KAYU / Lucie Fontaine, Bali, Indonesia
2012 - Things as they are, Sabot, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2010 - Being Radu Comsa, Sabot, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2008 - On Memory and Reminiscence, Citric gallery, Brescia, Italy
2001 - Love upon open heart, Sindan gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Selected group exhibitions


2017 - 3 shells and a square game, Camera, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2016 - Art Capital - Visual Arts Festival and Biennale, Ferenczy Museum, Szentendre, Hungary-curated by Gulyás Gábor
2016 - Künstlich, Natürlich, Sabot, Cluj-Napoca, Romania - curated by Vlad Nanca
2016 - EXTENSION.RO, Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2015 - Art Encounters / Timisoara biennial, Appearance & Essence, Timisoara, Romania - curated by Nathalie Hoyos and Rainald Schumacher
2015 - Tomb Raider, curated by Tyler Park, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, USA
2015 - The Romanian-Bulgarian Union. A Retrospective, Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest, Romania
2014 - I baffi del bambino, Lucie Fontaine, Milan, Italy
2014 - KAYU: Domesticity V, Lucie Fontaine, Bali, Indonesia
2014 - Non-Profit & Profit, Spazio A / Uscita Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy
2014 - Boogie Woogie, Trafó Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2014 - A few grams of Red, Yellow, Blue, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
2013 - Hotspot Cluj - New Romanian Art, Arken Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 - ORIGINAL/COPY III, Peles Empire, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2012 - Fake It! Limited Edition, Intact art space, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2012 - Estate, Marianne Boesky, New York, USA
2012 - (0)ikea, Hydra School Projects, Hydra, Greece
2012 - European Travellers - Art from Cluj today, Mcsarnok | Kunsthalle Budapest, Hungary
2012 - Play dice would be nice, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris, France
2012 - New Nomenclature, Pies, Poznan, Poland
2012 - ORIGINAL/COPY I, Peles Empire, London, UK
2012 - Modern Talking, Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2011 - Altered Translation, CAR projects, Bologna, Italy
2011 - Bombastic Fantastic Plain Vanilla, amt_project, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011 - I fought the X and the X won, National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta & Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2010 - L?Arpa Magica [The Magic Harp], Lucie Fontaine, Milan, Italy
2010 - Play, Accademia di Romania, Roma, Italy
2009 - Calling All the Stations, National Gallery in Pristina, Pristina, Kosovo
2009 - Prague Biennale 4, Expanded Painting 3, Prague, Czechoslovakia
2008 - Romanian Art Today/ The Artist and his Supporters, Espace Tajan, Paris, France
2008 - 15 Hungarian and Romanian Painters, Plan B, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2007 - Donumenta, How to Build a Universe That Does Not Fall apart Two Days Later, Regensburg, Germany - curated by Simona Nastac, Leeren Beutel
2007 - Prague Biennale 3, Expanded Painting 2, Prague, Czechoslovakia
2004 - Airbag, National Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Selected bibliography

2017 - ARFIERO, Michela, Questionnaire to the Romanian artist Radu Comsa, Fruit of the Forest (online) www.fruitoftheforest.com/radu-comsa/
2015 - HUDSON, Suzanne, Painting Now, published by Thames & Hudson / (under 'Appropriation' chapter)
2013 - DAZED (online), Best of Art Basel www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/16446/1/basel-art-fair-2013
2012 - IACOB, Bogdan, Radu Comsa: about the Artist and His Recent Show at Sabot (online) https://iacobbogdan.wordpress.com/2012/03/04/radu-comsa-about-the-artist-and-his-recent-show-at-sabot/
2012 - MIRCAN, Mihnea, preface to Six Lines of Flight: Shifting Geographies in Contemporary Art, exhibition catalogue, published by SF MOMA in association with University of California Press
2012 - DEJEAN, Gallien, Visit [Play dice would be nice/ Sabot at Gaudel de Stampa], Kaleidoscope blog
2011 - MURE?AN, Ciprian, The Paintbrush Factory: Snapshot. Diapositives from One Year of Existence, IDEA magazine #36-37
2010 - Calling all the stations, exhibition catalogue, published by National Gallery in Pristina, Kosovo (texts by Gazmed Ejupi, Visar Geci, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Michele Robecchi, Anri Sala, Evis Sala, Kai Vöckler)
2010 - COTTER, Holland, An Abundance of Room, an Absence of V.I.P. Gloss, The New York Times, March 4
2010 - MAERTENS, Marie, L'ecole de Cluj, Art Press, March, pp.58-64
2009 - Giancarlo Politi Editore, PRAGUE BIENNALE 4 catalogue, p. 63
2008 - COSTA, Valentina, Radu Comsa. Essential Fragments, interview, ARTE E CRITICA, nr. 54, p. 118
2008 - MONTINI, Fabrizio, Radu Comsa, EXIBART
2007 - NASTAC, Simona, How to Build a Universe That Does Not Fall apart Two Days Later, Donumenta (ars danubiana), exhibition catalogue, pp. 92-129
2007 - CASAVECCHIA, Barbara, Prague Biennale 3, FLASH ART, No. 255, pp. 68-69
2007 - GHEORGHE, Catalin, Bienala de la Praga 3:  un cocktail savurat la rece, Observatorul Cultural, No. 377
2007 - Giancarlo Politi Editore, PRAGUE BIENNALE 3 catalogue, pp. 68-69