On the occasion of Germany's EU Council Presidency, the Transylvanian Museum is showing the exhibition "Transylvanian Artists in Europe. Lives, Journeys and Landscapes". On the basis of its own collection of paintings and graphics from the 19th century to the present, the exhibition traces the multi-layered European references in the lives and works of Transylvanian artists. From the 19th century onwards, most Transylvanian artists were attracted by the allure of studying abroad, in
fra. France, deu. Frankreich
They brought back to their homeland impressions of the landscapes they had traveled through and influences of the art movements of their time. In the 20th century, many of them moved to Germany and settled there for good. Their depictions of landscapes all over Europe tell of a new beginning in a foreign country, but also of a newly won freedom.
deu. Italien, ita. Italia