Painting the Trial of Ceausescu

In little more than a week from 16 December 1989, the Romanian Revolution finally brought to an end the 24-year Communist dictatorship of Nicolae Ceauşescu. On Christmas Day the Romanian people watched transfixed as Ceauşescu and his wife, Elena, were subjected to a televised two-hour trial before the pair were publicly executed by firing squad. In 2008, Romanian video-artist Ciprian Mureşan approached his friend, painter … Continue reading Painting the Trial of Ceausescu