Biography - Mihail Trifan

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Mihail Trifan (b. in 1946 in Caracal, Romania), lives and works in Craiova, Romania. Graduate of the "Nicolae Grigorescu" Institute of Fine Arts Bucharest, 1971, the Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department, he has been a painting professor since 1971 at "Marin Sorescu" Art High School in Craiova, where he guided the career start of some artists who today are big names on the Romanian art scene. His works use a variety of media, from painting to object-installation, performance and sound, in a continuous search and reinvention of his artistic identity. Mihail Trifan represented, during over 50 years of activity, the inexhaustible fervor of the experiment with the pictorial matter. With numerous national and international exhibitions, in 2016 he was offered a retrospective exhibition at the Craiova Art Museum, which gathered more than 80 paintings and objects made between 1973 and 2016. In 2017 he represented Craiova at No Man's Land focus exhibitions at The White Night of the Galleries (Rezidența Scena 9, Bucharest).