Alexandra Croitoru (born 1975, lives and works in Bucharest) is a visual artist. Between 1993 and 1998 she studied at The National Academy of Arts Bucharest. Since 1999 she has been teaching at the Photo-Video department of the same institution. She holds a PhD from UNArte Bucharest. Since 2011 she has been co-curator at Salonul de proiecte Bucharest. Her projects have been presented in exhibitions organized by institutions such as Kunsthalle Winterthur, MNAC Bucharest, transit.ro/ Bucharest, Club Electroputere Craiova, MUMOK Vienna, among others. Her PhD research, focusing on the “nationalisation” of Brancusi in Romania, was the starting point for the editorial project Brancusi – An Afterlife as well as for the exhibitions she curated in 2015 in connection to it: “The Sons and Daughters of Brancusi. A Family Stage” – (Act I) at Galeria Plan-B Cluj and (Act II) as part of Timișoara Art Encounters.
An analysis of the posthumous interpretations of Brancusi's life and work, and of the political use of the Romanian sculptor as a nationalist figure.