Art historian Mihaela-Smaranda Gherghescu is a Ph.D candidate at Centre de Recherches sur l’Art et le Langage, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris with a research focused on invented artistic languages in French art after 1945. She has studied art history and theory at the National University of Arts, Bucharest/ Romania where she obtained her B.A. with a paper on Yves Klein’s parascientific aesthetics. She continued her Master of Arts at the Université Nancy 2 with a work on the lettrist founder Isidore Isou. In October 2010 she curated the 4th edition of the Young Artists’ Biennial, Bucharest. She is the 2012 recipient of the Centre Georges Pompidou research scholarship. She has written on Isidore Isou, André Cadere and Romanian contemporary art.