Galateea Solo 1988

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1988 - A SIGNIFICANT LANDMARK ...

...Gherghina's ceramic work appears to be prevalently oriented towards an ambiental conception. There is more to it, though. The artist is seemingly quite sensitive to the changes that have lately modified the decorative object's status itself as a consequence of the growing significance the imagination has acquired in this respect (and not only technically) a fact implying emancipation from a specious distinction between the "major" and the "applied" arts.

... her works call to mind the carefully embroidered transparencies...but they are mainly drawings in space, meant to be leisurely perceived in a late-at-night bemused intimacy.

(Mihai Ispir, critic, 1988)

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