CRITICAL REVIEW

Sculpts in coloured and polished marble subtract and elegant shapes resembling the human anatomy. His preference for a morphology based on curves reminds us of Hans Arp and Brâncuşi’s sculptures.

Ioana Vlasiu
 


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    BIOGRAPHY

    Biography
    (Deva, 1943; since 1982 he moves to the USA)

    Academic studies:
    1968 - 1970 – School of Popular Art, Bucharest (with Gabriela Adoc and Ion Vlasiu).
     


    PROJECTS

    Exhibitions
    Solo exhibitions:
    1979 - Fr. Schiller Cultural House, Bucharest;
    1980 – The Small Gallery of the Centre for Fine Arts, Cluj;
    1981 – Institute of Architecture, Bucharest;
    1983 – Raphael Gallery, Frankfurt-am-Main.

    Group exhibitions:
    - Romania, Switzerland, Germany.

    Distinctions:
    1976 – Special Prize of the Jury, The Exhibition of Amateur Artists, Bucharest;
             - Gheorghe Anghel Prize.
     


    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Jianu, Les Artistes roumains en Occident. Antologie de Ionel Jianu, Gabriela Carp, Ana Maria Covrig, Lionel Stanteye, American-Romainan Academy  of Arts and Scinces, Paris, 1986.
    Saur, Saur Allegemaine Kunstlerlexikon. Die Bildenden Kunstler aller Zeiten un Volker, 16, K.G. Saur München-Leipzig, 1997.
    Fundația Culturală META, Un secol de sculptură românească. Dicționar A-D. Colecția Sinteze, Editura META, 2001, pp. 100 - 101.
    Vlasiu, Ioana (coord.), Dicționarul sculptorilor din România. Secolele XIX-XX, vol. I, lit. A-G, Editura Academiei Române, București, 2011, pp. 111 - 112.