Valery Oisteanu





Valery Oisteanu is a writer and artist with international flavor. Born in Russia and educated in Romania. Immigrating to New York City in 1973, he has been writing in English for the past 40 years.



He is the author of 11 books of poetry, a book of short fiction and a book of essays: ”The AVANT-GODS”(in progress). A new collection of poetry with collage illustrations titled   “Perks in Purgatory” appeared in” Fly by Night Press” New York, 2010.



For the past 10 years he is a columnist at New York Arts Magazine and art critic for Brooklyn Rail.

He is also a contributing writer for French, Spanish & Romanian art and literary magazines (La Page Blanche,, Viata Romaneasca, Observatorul Cultural etc.)



As an artist he exhibits collages and assemblages on a regular basses at the galleries in New York and also creates collages as covers and illustrations for books and magazines.

As a performer he does theater plays and musical collaborations with jazz musicians, sessions known as Jazzoetry!


 About Andrei Kertesz  & Susana Manzana


 Andy Warhol & Marilyn


 Andy and the gaz mask


« C-ART-E COLAJ », Galeria Occidentului, Bucharest, Romania, June, 2011





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