The Municipality of Bucharest in partnership with creart – The Centre for Creation, Art and Tradition, organizes the Opening Day of the exhibition called “Architecture and Royalty”, held in Pelishor Castle from Sinaia.The event will take place on 7th of May 2016, beginning with 12 am, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Elena of Romania and His Excellency Mr. Alexandru Nixon.
This exhibition is held under the Auspices of The Royal Family of Romania and it is a tribute to King Carol I, 150 years after his arrival in Romania, and to the founding of the Royal Dynasty, as well as a celebration of 135 years since the Kingdom of Romania was proclaimed. The authors of the exhibition are Univ. Prof.Dr. Razvan Theodorescu, Prof. Dr. Arch. Augustin Ioan, Prof. Dr. Arch. Marius Marcu-Lapadat, graphical representation – Arch. Octavian Carabela, project coordinator – Acron Creativ.
The exhibition “Architecture and Royalty” illustrates three main themes: “The Architecture of Kings and Queens of Romania” – a section which emphasizes the direct role of kings and queens of Romania in raising some of the most relevant buildings in our country, such as Peles and Pelisor Castle or the Royal Palaces from Bucharest, and the projects of Crown Princess Margareta of Romania and Prince Radu from Savarsin and Curtea de Arges -, “The Representative Architecture of Romania Influenced by Royalty and Monarchs” – a theme dedicated to the influence of royalty in our society and the configuration of certain directions for the Romanian architecture – and “The Exhibition of Royal Exhibitions” which illustrates architecture as a projection outside the monarchy, towards society and abroad, an architecture describing how the Kingdom of Romania wanted to be seen outside, from the 1906 General Exhibition to the Royal Art Fairs in the thirties (Paris and New York).
The Varnishing Day will be held on 7th of May and it will be accompanied by a documentary projection called “Royal Residences in Romania” and a colloquium held by the authors of this exhibition.