Internationally famous Romanian sculptor Virgil Scripcariu staged an exhibition in Chsunau. This consists of 27 works, 14 of which are sculptures, while 13 are engravings. According to the organizers of the exhibition mounted at the National Museum of Fine Arts of Moldova, the contemporary works of art exhibited by the Romanian fine artist help recognize the authenticity of the value of sculpture in the public sphere, IPN reports.
According to the artist, not many works presented in the public sphere can be named contemporary artworks and the people mostly do not recognize authenticity as they are not used to analyze content works. “Sculpture is a language connected with the way of thinking. I think the way in which we plan our compositions is what makes us different,” Virgil Scripcariu stated in the opening of the event in the evening of November 24.
Svetlana Pociumban, head of the Ministry of Culture’s Cultural Heritage Division, said that each capital needs an Equestrian Statue. “This exhibition should be visited by a lot of people. The work you ingeniously placed in front of the National Museum of Fine Arts of Moldova gathers public indeed,” she stated.
“Virgil Scripcariu showed to be a promising artist from the very beginning. The exhibition is so integral that no element can be taken out of it. These portraits of ordinary people are treated by the same artist, but with their character of those who posed for him. He is a sculptor who feels the form and his works are full of meaning,” said Tudor Zbârnea, director of the National Museum of Fine Arts of Moldova.
Virgil Scripcariu was born in Romania’s Vatra Dornei in 1974. He studied sculpture at the Bucharest National University of Arts in 1998-2003. The cultural project that includes the artist in the cultural agenda of the capital city was implemented in concert with the National Museum of Fine Arts of Moldova, the Ilfov County Council, the Piscu School in Romania and the Tiganesti mayor’s office of Straseni district. The sculptor contributed to the twinning of Piscu and Țigănești.
The exhibition can be visited until January 9.