Geta Brătescu Bibliography


de Zegher, Catherine, ‘Geta Brătescu. An Atelier of One’s Own / Een atelier voor jezelf’, Ghent: Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent with Camden Arts Center, 2017, ill. in colour
Radu, Magda, Ursan, Diana, ‘Geta Brătescu – Apparitions’, London: Koenig Books, 2017, ill. in colour
Wright, Karen, Morris, Frances, Högkvist, Stina (et al.), ‘Entangled: Threads & Making’, Margate/UK: Turner Contemporary, 2017, ill. in colour, p.24

Kölle, Brigitte (ed.), ‘Geta Brătescu’, Cologne: Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2016

Gaßner, Hubertus, Kölle, Brigitte (eds.), ‘Textures of Thought: Geta Brătescu, Ion Grigorescu, Dan Perjovschi’, Vienna: Passagen Verlag, 2015

Șerban, Alina (ed.), ‘Geta Bratescu: The Studio’, Berlin: Sternberg Press, Asociatia pepluspatru, ERSTE Foundation, Kontakt. Art Collection, 2013
Gioni, Massimiliano (ed.), ‘The Encyclopedic Palace. 55th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale di Venezia’, Venice: Marsilio, 2013

Enwezor, Okwui, ‘Intense proximity. An anthology of the near and the far: La Triennale 2012’, Paris: Editions ArtLys, 2012
Wood, Catherine, ‘A Bigger Splash. Painting after Performance’, London: Tate Publishing, 2012, ill. in colour, pp. 52-53

Gregory, Jarrett, Valdez, Sarah (eds.), ‘Ostalgia’, New York NY: New Museum, 2011
Hoffmann, Jens, Pedrosa, Adriano (eds.), ‘Untitled: 12th Istanbul Biennial’, Istanbul/TR: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, 2011
Bago, Ivana, Majača, Antonia (eds.), ‘Unexpected Encounters I’, Zagreb/HR: [BLOK] – Local Base for Culture Refreshment and DeLVe | Institute for Duration, Location and Variables, 2011, pp. 196-221

Pejic, Bojana (ed.), ‘Gender Check. Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe’, Cologne/DE: Walter König, 2009

Balaci, Ruxandra & Radu, Magda (eds.), ‘Resources: Geta Brătescu şi Ion Grigorescu’, Bucharest/RO: Muzeul Naţional de Artă Contemporană, 2007

Pintilie, Ileana, ‘Actionism in Romania During the Communist Era’, Cluj-Napoca/RO: Idea Design & Print, 2002, pp. 73-76

Badovinac, Zdenka et al. (ed.), ‘Arteast 2000+: The Art of Eastern Europe in Dialogue with the West. From the 1960s to the Present’, Ljubljana/SI: Moderna galerija, 2000

Balaci, Ruxandra (ed.), ‘Geta Brătescu’, Bucharest/RO: Muzeul de Artă al României, secţia Artă Contemporană & Centrul Internaţional Pentru Artă Contemporană, 1999

Titu, Alexandra (ed.), ‘Experiment în arta românească după 1960’, Bucharest/RO: Centrul Soros pentru Artă Contemporană, 1997

Călin Dan (ed.), ‘Ex Oriente Lux’, Bucharest/RO: The Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, 1994
Kulenkampff, Annette (ed.), ‘Europa, Europa: Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde in Mittel- und Osteuropa’, Düsseldorf/DE: Stiftung Kunst und Kultur des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, 1994

Coumans, Paul, Pleșu, Andrei, Oișteanu, Andrei, cARTe. ‘Object-Books made by Romanian Artists’, Amsersfoort/NL: De Zonnenhof, 1993
___, ‘OSTranenie – International Video Festival’, Dessau/DE: Bauhaus Dessau, 1993, pp. 276-277

Drişcu, Mihai & Dan, Călin (eds.), ‘Geta Brătescu: Catalog’, Bucharest/RO: Uniunea Artiştilor Plastici din Republica Socialistă România, 1987

Arghir, Anca (ed.), ‘Geta Brătescu’, Bucharest/RO: Meridiane Publishing House, 1967


___, ‘Guided visit through Geta Brătescu’s “Workshop” at the Fine Arts Museum in Ghent’ on:, Montreal/CA, 4 January 2018, ill.

Smith, Roberta, ‘Late-Life Explosions of Energy’ in: Weekend Arts II Supplement – New York Times, New York NY, 29 December 2017, ill.
Smith, Roberta, ‘MoMA Upends Its Collection to Celebrate Late Careers’ on:, New York NY, 28 December 2017, ill.
Saul, Heather, ’100 years of women’s suffrage celebrated with women artists filling London Underground’ on:, London/UK, 27 December 2017
___, ‘Geta Brătescu at Hauser & Wirth’ on:, London/UK, 24 December 2017, ill.
O’Driscoll, Des, ‘Six movers and shakers of the arts scene on their 2017 highlights and 2018 expectations’ on:, Cork/IE, 24 December 2017
Gotthardt, Alexxa, ’13 Artists Give Advice to Their Younger Selves’ on:, New York, 21 December 2017, ill.
Vasiliu, Oana, ‘Romanian artist Geta Bratescu conquers the London tube’ on:, Bucharest/RO, 19 December 2017, ill.
___, ‘Galleries Chelsea. Geta Brătescu’ in: The New Yorker, New York NY, 18 December 2017
Solomon, Deborah, ‘Review: What’s Doing in the Chelsea Galleries’ on:, New York NY, 15 December 2017, ill.
Hanson, Sarah P., ‘The year in the market’ on:, London/UK, 13 December 2017
Cruz, Cynthia, ‘A Romanian Artist Tackles Art and Freedom in Authoritarian Times’ on:, Brooklyn NY, 12 December 2017, ill.
___, ‘Geta Brătescu’ on:, New York NY, 7 December 2017
D’Souza, Aruna, ’Geta Brătescu’ on:, New York NY, 7 December 2017, ill.
___, ‘Geta Brătescu’ on:, 5 December 2017, New York NY, ill.
Corrigan, A., ‘New York – Geta Bratescu: “The Leaps of Aesop” at Hauser & Wirth through December 23rd, 2017’ on:, New York NY, 4 December 2017, ill.
___, ‘Top 100’ in: Monopol, Berlin/DE, December 2017, p. 49, ill.
Byrnes, Caitlin E., ‘Decades in the Making: 91-year-old artist Geta Brătescu shows no sign of slowing, and the international art world is finally catching up. ‘ in: SUITED, New York NY, December 2017, pp. 111-124, ill.
Ghiu, Daria, ‘Reviews. Geta Brătescu “Apparitions” at Romanian Pavilion, Venice Biennale’ on:, Milan/IT, November 2017, ill.
Gotthardt, Alexxa, ‘At 91, Geta Brătescu Is Still Testing the Limits of Her Creative Freedom’ on:, New York NY, 20 November 2017, ill.
___, ‘Geta Brătescu: La Viajera’ on:, Santiago/CL, 17 November 2017, ill.
Fletcher, Richard, ‘The Owl and the Tyrant: Aesop and Domitian between Geta Brătescu and Melissa Vogley Woods’ on:, New York NY, 19 November 2017, ill.
Andrey V, ‘When Geta Bratescu Found Inspiration in Aesop’s Fables’ on:, London/UK, 14 November 2017, ill.
___, ’10 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week’ on:, New York NY, 13 November 2017, ill.
Michalarou, Elf, ‘ART CITIES:N.York-Geta Brătescu’ on:, 13 November 2017, ill.
Florian, Federico, ‘Geta Brătescu. Camden Arts Centre’ in: Art in America, New York NY, October 2017, ill.
Clapson, Colin David, ‘Geta Brătescu stuns in Ghent!’ on:, Flanders/BE, 14 September 2017, ill.
Duplat, Guy, ‘Geta Bratescu, Beautiful, revealed at 91 years’ on:, Brussels/BE, 17 September 2017, ill.
Wetzler, Rachel, ‘Kassel Dislocated Loot in: Art in America’, New York NY, September 2017
___,‘Geta Brătescu. Camden Arts Centre’, in: Artforum, London/UK, September 2017, pp. 338-339, ill.
___, ‘Retrospectiva Geta Brătescu la Muzeul de Arte Frumoase din Gent’ on:, Bucharest/RO, 6 September 2017
Bailey, Stephanie, ‘Tough love: documenta 14’ on:, Hong Kong/HK, 11 August 2017, ill.
Ghiu, Daria, ‘Geta Brătescu: Romanian Pavilion Venice Biennale’ in: Mousse, Milan/IT, Summer Issue, pp. 174-175, ill.
Simpson, Veronica, ‘Venice Biennale’ in: Blueprint 353, London/UK, July – August Issue, pp. 182-183
Erizanu, Paula, ‘Geta Brătescu’ on:, London/UK, 20 July 2017, ill.
___, ‘Rumänien. Geta Brătescu’, in: Kunstforum International, July 2017, Roßdorf/DE, pp. 332-334, ill.
Kaplan, Isaac, ‘The Artsy Podcast, No. 40: How Old Women Eclipsed Young Men in the Art World’ (audio) on:, New York NY, 29 June 2017
Ghiu, Daria, ‘Geta Brătescu: Romanian Pavilion Venice Biennale’ in: Mousse, Milan/IT Summer 2017, pp. 174-175
Harrison, Isobel, ‘Geta Brătescu. Camden Arts Centre, London, UK’ in: Frieze, New York/NY, Summer 2017, pp. 198-199, ill.
Hinrichsen, Jens, ‘Geta Brătescu’ in: Monopol, Hamburg/DE, June 2017, p.86, ill.
___, ‘Die Pavilions’ in: Monopol, Berlin/DE, June 2017, p. 49
Sirlin, Deanna, ‘Women in Venice’ on:, New York NY, June 2017
Steer, Emily, ‘Twelve Female Artists to See at the 57th Venice Biennale’ on:, London/UK, June 2017
Gavin, Francesca, ‘The female artists at Venice Biennale 2017 you need to know’ on:, London/UK, 12 June 2017
Briegleb, Till, ‘Viva La Diva’ in: Art, Hamburg/DE, June 2017, pp. 36-43
___, ‘Viva Arte Viva, Responses from Different Nations. Highlights of the National Pavilions’ in: Art CO, Taipei/TW, June 2017
Estorick, Alex, ‘National Pavilions / 57th Venice Biennale’ on:, Milan/IT, 29 May 2017
Buck, Louisa, ‘Venice: triumphs and talking points’ in: The Art Newspaper, London/UK, June 2017, p. 10
___, ‘Highlights – Venice Biennale 2017’ on:, Rome/IT, June 2017
Lippitsch, Daniel, ‘Visting the 57th Biennale di Venezia’ on:, Ermatingen/CH, May 2017
Altmann, Susanne, ‘Rumänien: Geta Brătescu’ on:, Hamburg/DE, 22 May 2017
Gotthardt, Alexxa, ‘The Venice Biennale’s 11 Best Pavilions’ on:, New York NY, 10 May 2017
Cumming, Laura, ‘57th Venice Biennale review – the Germans steal the show’ on:, London/UK, 14 May 2017
Dege, Stefan, ‘Biennale: Venice celebrates freedom of art’ on:, Berlin/DE, 15 May 2017
Vasili, Oana, ‘Romania represented by Geta Bratescu at Venice Biennale 2017’ on:, Bucharest/RO, 12 May 2017
Kryger, Mathias, ’5 ting, Politikens kunstanmelder Mathias Kryger glæder sig til på Venedig Biennalen’ on:, Copenhagen/DE, 11 May 2017
Von Nicola, Kuhn, ‘Im Theater der glühenden Dunkelheit’ on:, Berlin/DE, 12 May 2017
Schreiber, Susanne, ‘Laufsteg des Lebens’, Handelsblatt, Düsseldorf/DE, 12 May 2017
Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena, ’5 Triumphant National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale, From Finnish Robots to Canadian Floods’ on:, London/UK, 10 May 2017
Pes, Javier, Harris, Gareth, ‘State of the nations: our pick of the Venice Biennale pavilions’ on:, London/UK, 10 May 2017
Forrest, Nicholas, ‘Top 10 Must-See 2017 Venice Biennale Pavilions’ on:, Italy, 9 May 2017
Spence, Rachel, ‘What it means to be female’ on: FT Weekend, Collecting, London/UK, 6-7 May 2017, p.6
Maldonado, Guitemie, ‘Geta Brătescu. Apparitions’ in: Artpress, Paris/FR, May 2017, Special Venice Biennale Issue, pp. 30-31
Altmann, Suzanne, ‘Retrospektives und Aktuelles von Geta Brătescu, einer Grande Dame der Ost-Avantgarde’ in: ART: Das Kunstamagazine, Hamburg/DE, May 2017, p.43
Gerlis, Melanie, ‘Geta Brătescu at Hauser & Wirth’ in: FT Weekend, Collecting, London/UK, 29-30 April 2017, p. 7
___, ‘Hauser & Wirth to Represent Geta Brătescu’ on:, New York NY, 28 April 2017
Durón, Maximilíano, ‘Hauser & Wirth Now Represents Geta Bratescu’ on:, New York NY, 28 April 2017
___, ‘Romanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale’ on:, New York NY, 28 April 2017
Cumming, Laura, ‘Annette Messager: Avec et sans raisons; Geta Brătescu: The Studio: A Tireless, Ongoing Space – review’ on:, London/UK, 23 April 2017
Kent, Sarah, ‘Geta Bratescu, Camden Arts Centre’ on:, London/UK, 13 April 2017
___, ‘The Venice Questionnaire #8 – Geta Brătescu’ on:, London/UK, 11 April 2017
Pellerin, Ananda, ‘Geta Brătescu: The Studio: A Tireless, Ongoing Space’ on:, London/UK, April 2017
Martin, Elise, ‘London exhibition by Romanian artist Geta Brătescu considers the studio as critical space’ on:, London/UK, 14 March 2017
Person, Hili, ‘Geta Brătescu Will Take Over the Romanian Pavilion in Venice’ on:, Berlin/DE, 24 January 2017
Morton, Elise, ’90-year-old artist Geta Brătescu to represent Romania at Venice Biennale’ on:, London/UK, 23 January 2017
Steer, Robin, ‘Geta Bratescu Will Represent Romania at the 2017 Venice Biennale’ on:, New York NY, 23 January 2017
___, ‘Geta Brătescu to Represent Romania at 2017 Venice Biennale’ on:, New York NY, 23 January 2017
___, ‘Geta Brătescu to represent Romania at the 2017 Venice Biennale’ on:, Luxembourg/LU, 19 January 2017

Karich, Swantje, ‘Geta Brătescu: Willkommen im kreis’ in: BLAU Magazine, Berlin/DE, No. 7, December 2015 – January 2016, pp. 38-51
Kipphaff, Petra, ‘Ein Bild wollte sie nie malen’ on:, Hamburg/DE, 26 May 2016
Furtado, Will, ‘This Exhibition Explores Dementia Through Sensations’ on:, Berlin/DE, 2016

Kemp-Welch, Klara, ‘Geta Brătescu. Tate Liverpool’ in: The Burlington Magazine, London/UK, CLVII, September 2015
Welch, Jack, ‘ “An inherent playfulness alongside a total commitment to drawing”: Geta Brătescu — Reviewed’ on:, Liverpool/UK, 20 July 2015
___, Geta Bratescu: ‘ “Creation takes place through proficiency, passion and the joy of play” ‘ on:, London, 5 June 2015
Sumpter, Helen, ‘Geta Brătescu’ on:, Summer 2015
Sumpter, Helen, ‘Geta Brătescu’ in: ArtReview, London/UK, vol. 67, no. 5, Summer 2015, pp. 84-92
___, ‘Geta Brătescu: Hands (Les Mains)’ on:, London/UK, Summer 2015
Clayton, Eleanor, ‘I sing with my pens. In the studio with Geta Brătescu’ in: Tate Etc., London/UK, no. 34, Summer 2015
___, ‘Geta Brătescu’ on:, New York NY, 12 May 2015

___, ‘Geta Brătescu: Matrix 254’ on:, Rozzano/IT, 10 September 2014
Abel, Joseph, ‘Geta Brătescu: Matrix 254’ on:, London/UK, Summer 2014
Teixeira Pinto, Ana, ‘Geta Brătescu – Galerie Barbara Weiss’ on:, London/UK, 21 August 2014

Oprea, Adriana, ‘Interview with Geta Bratescu’ on:,
Cambridge MA, 23 December 2013
___, ‘Threaded Stories’ on:, New York NY, 18 December 2013
Cherix, Christophe, ‘“The Studio Is Myself”: Interview with Geta Brătescu’ (video) on:, New York NY, 15 February 2013
Redzisz, Kasia, ‘Geta Brătescu. Salonul de Proiecte’ in: Frieze, London/UK, No.153, March 2013, p. 170
Redzisz, Kasia, ‘Geta Brătescu’ on:, London/UK, 30 March 2013
Pooch, Paulina, ‘Geta Brătescu’s Portfolio’ on:, New York NY, 15 February 2013

___, ‘Influences: Geta Brătescu’ on:, London/UK, 01 October 2012
Dick, Leslie, ‘Untitled (12 Istanbul Biennial)’ in: X-TRA.Contemporary Art Quarterly, Los Angeles/LA, no. 4, 2012, p. 35
Gardner, Anthony, ‘Spectres after Marx: Notes on Contemporary Art’s Contiguous Histories’ in: Word and Text, A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, Ploiesti/RO, no. 1, 2012

Huck, Brigitte, ‘Geta Brătescu – Galerie Mezzanin’ in: Artforum, New York NY, no. 2, 2011, pp. 246–247
Kleesattel, Ines, ‘Das Atelier als Spielzimmer’, in: Texte zur Kunst, Berlin/DE, September 2011, pp. 256–260

Unwin, Richard, ‘The Economy of the Gift’ in: Frieze, London/UK, 26 April 2010

Meltzer, Burkhard, ‘Geta Brătescu: Galerie im Taxispalais’ in: Frieze, London/UK, no. 118, 2008
Meltzer, Burkhard, ‘Geta Bratescu’ on:, London/UK, 01 October 2008
Novicov, Ramona, ‘Three Female Hypotheses of the Romanian Avant-Garde’, in: n.paradoxa, London/UK, no. 20, 2008, pp. 43-50

Pavel, Amelia, ‘Dialog despre colaj și altele, cu Geta Brătescu’ in: Traiectorii ale privirii, Bucharest/RO, 1990, pp. 185-189

Redlow, Theodor, ‘Aspecte ale dinamicii creativităţii în arta românească: privire care încercuieşte’, in: Revista ARTA, Bucharest/RO, no. 4, 1986, pp. 12-13
Pleşu, Andrei, ‘Medeea şi paradoxul feminităţii. Geta Brătescu’ in: Ochiul şi lucrurile, Bucharest/RO, 1986, pp. 148-150

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