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DNMUM422281 | 9/15/2018 | Author : Rinky Kumar | WC :512

Romanian artist Radu Oreain uses scriptures and medieval legends to make a comment on current social issues

Sacred scriptures, medieval legends and contemporary narratives have played a crucial role in pop culture. Romanian artist Radu Oreain seeks inspiration from these same avenues in his first solo exhibition in India. Titled Farewell To The Thinker Of Thoughts, it comprises a series of small, medium-sized and large drawings as well as oil paintings that draw its inferences from the Upanishads and the works of American poet-essayist Walter Whitman and Bohemian Jewish novelist Karl Max.
Radu, an alumnus of the University of Romania who has been practising art since 13 years, describes his style that marries the body and spirit. He says, “It is detailed and organic. There are these two different sides of the same thing which I put in
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