Bucharest National University of Arts

Bucharest National University of Arts

Romania, Europe

Description

The National University of Arts in Bucharest (Romanian: Universitatea Naţională de Arte) is a university in Bucharest preparing students in fine arts. The National University of Arts is a higher education institution in Bucharest.

The National School of Fine Arts was founded on 5 October 1864 through a decree issued by the ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza and as a result of the efforts pursued by the painters Theodor Aman and Gheorghe Tattarescu. This fine arts institution from Bucharest has had a number of official denominations over time:

1864 – The National School of Fine Arts (Școala Națională de Arte Frumoase)
1931 – The Fine Arts Academy (Academia de Belle-Arte)
1942 – The Higher School of Arts in Bucharest (Școala Superioară de Arte din București)
1948 – The Fine Arts Institute „Nicolae Grigorescu” (Institutul de Arte Plastice „Nicolae Grigorescu”)
1990 – The Academy of Arts (Academia de Arte)
1995 – The University of Arts (Universitatea de Arte)
2002 – The National University of Arts in Bucharest (Universitatea Națională de Arte București)
The School had various departments: painting, sculpture, engraving, architecture, line drawing, aesthetics, history and perspectival drawing. At that time, the duration of studies was 5 years

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