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Ioan Popoiu’s “As The Footsteps Fall” at Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island, New York City

Cabo de hornos disolves
Cabo de hornos disolves

Cabo de hornos disolves, acrylic on canvas by Ioan Popoiu

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, As The Footsteps Fall, an exhibit of four large abstract paintings by Romanian-American painter Ioan Popoiu opened in the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech.

Popoiu escaped the communist regime of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu with his family after a 45 day hunger strike. (Ioan Popiou biography here.)

Searching for a new beginning

Searching for a new beginning, acrylic on canvas by Ioan Popoiu

Since arriving in New York City in 1984, Popoiu has exhibited extensively. His core activity is with the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association where he serves as a board member.

Ioan Popoiu and Friends

Cornell Tech is the East Coast’s dynamic technology campus, located on Roosevelt Island, a uniquely strategic location between Manhattan and Queens. The Tata Innovation Center, managed by Brookfield on the campus, is an incubator where post grads are teamed creatively with businesses and governments in search of leading edge solutions.

As The Footsteps Fall is located on the first floor of the Tata Innovation Center and can also be viewed from outside.

Fellow artists and supporters posed with Ioan Popoiu (fourth from left in blue shirt) at the opening.