Adrian Ghenie (born 1977 in Baia Mare, Romania) graduated from the University of Art and Design, Cluj, Romania in 2001. He splits his time between Cluj and Berlin, spending the majority of his time in the German capital. Adrian Ghenie has had major solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kuns (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, The Palazzo Cini, Venice, and the National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest. Ghenie represented Romania at the 56th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale.