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3D cut art Exhibition – Connexions, inaugurated in Brussels by the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council


The Romanian Presidency of the EU Council inaugurated today, 13 February, the 3D cut art Exhibition – Connexions of the Romanian artist Radu Stefan Poleac, in the Lex building of the Council of the EU. In her opening speech, the Romanian…

Expos of the Romanian Presidency in the EU Council


EXPO – Atrium Justus Lipsius: „Architecture is inhabited sculpture,“ as the Romanian sculptor Constantin Brâncuşi once said, and such is the motto of the exhibition organized by Romania, courtesy of the Romanian Ministry of Culture and…