Eduard Andrei (b. 1971) holds a PhD in art history from the National University of the Arts, Bucharest (2011), with a dissertation on the painting and architecture of Orthodox churches in Dobrudja at the end of the 19th century and in the first half of the 20th century. He has a BA in Painting from the same university (1997), and an MA in “Sciences et Techniques des Arts” from the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts in Tunis (2004). He is the author of the book "Pictorul Costin Petrescu la New York, 1919-1920" (Paideia Publ. House, 2019). His articles on art history appeared in various Romanian and American publications. He is currently a researcher at the „G. Oprescu” Art History Institute of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, within the Modern Visual Arts and Architecture Department.