CRITICAL REVIEW

In the beginning he draws attention by a figurative sculpture (portraits) with archaic-descriptive valences. In time, his plastic discourse moves toward a formal synthesis. Meditating on the theme of the tree of life, he makes a series of pieces evoking the symbolic axis of the reference.

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    BIOGRAPHY

    (Aradul Nou, 1936; moves to Mannheim, Germany)

    Academic studies:
    1956 - 1962 - „Nicolae Grigorescu” Institute of Fine Arts, Bucharest.

    Professional activity:
    1988 - 2001 - Professor of constructive and perspective drawing at „Hochschule für Gestaltung”, Mannheim, Germany.
     


    PROJECTS

    Solo exhibitions:
    1969 – Apollo Gallery, Bucharest;
    1982 - Simeza Gallery (with Almi Eberwein), Bucharest;
    2005 – National Gallery of the Delta (with Almi Eberwein), Arad.

    Group exhibitions*:
    1970 - Festival Spring in Arad, Arad;
    1974  - Art and energy, New Gallery, Bucharest;
    1976 – Venice Biennale, Italy;
    2012 – Contemporary sculpture, Museum of Art, Ploiești, Prahova.

    Symposia:
    1972 – Aeolian sculpture (steel and polyester), Costinești, Constanța;
    1973 - Lindabrunn, Austria;
    1975 - Arcuș, Covasna;
    1978 - Burgas, Bulgaria;
    1979 - Măgura, Buzău;
             - Căsoaia, Alba;
    1981 - Fountain and Angel, Italian Church (Holly Messiah), Bucharest;
    2008 - Arbor Arborum (chalk, 4m), Heinrich-Vetter Weg, Luisenpark, Mannheim, Germany.

    Museums:
      - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest;
      - National Art Museum of Romania, Bucharest.

    * he also exhibited in 1975 - Cracow, Poland.


    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Barbosa, Octavian, Dicţionarul artiştilor români contemporani, Editura Meridiane, Bucureşti, 1976.
    Saur, Saur Allegemaine Kunstlerlexikon. Die Bildenden Kunstler aller Zeiten un Volker, 32, K.G. Saur Munchen-Leipzig, 2002.
    Vlasiu, Ioana (coord.), Dicționarul sculptorilor din România. Secolele XIX-XX, vol. I, lit. A-G, Editura Academiei Române, București, 2011, pp. 205 - 206.

    Enescu, Ion Mircea, Arhitect sub comunism, Editura Paideia, Bucureşti, 2006, pp. 281 - 291.
    Florea, Vasile, Arta românească modernă şi contemporană, Bucureşti, 1982.
    Grigorescu, Dan, Idee şi sensibilitate. Direcţii şi tendinţe în arta contemporană românească, Editura Meridiane, Bucureşti, 1991, p. 62.

    Surse web:
    http://www.virtualarad.net/news/2005/va_n050705_ro.htm
    http://taberedesculptura.mnac.ro/cas_1979.html
    http://ziaruloval.ro/expozitie-de-sculptura-la-muzeul-de-arta-din-ploiesti/