Marcel Grosu was a portraitist preoccupied with transposing human presences or historical personalities in stone, marble and clay, suggesting his characters’ feelings, at the same time configures in monumental shapes, purified by the details, elaborated in ample plans, with a balance structure.
Mariana Tomozei Cocoș
(Galaţi, 29 august 1939 - Galaţi, May 1st 1996)
1959 - „Nicolae Grigorescu” Institute of Plastic Arts, class of Corneliu Medrea, Bucharest.
since 1961 – Member of the Plastic Artists Union;
since 1991 – President of Plastic Artists Union, Galaţi Branch.
1957 – National Exhibition of Youth, Bucharest;
1959 – Exhibition of socialist countries, Moscow, Russia;
1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974 – Biennale of painting and sculpture, Bucharest;
2010 – Figurative sculpture in contemporary art, Museum of visual art, Galaţi.
1975 - works Dream, Măgura, Buzău.
- Museum of visual art, Galați.
Stoica, Corneliu, Dicţionar al artiştilor plastici gălăţeni, Muzeul de Artă Vizuală Galaţi, Focşani, 2007.
Vlasiu, Ioana (coord.), Dicționarul sculptorilor din România. Secolele XIX-XX, vol. I, lit. A-G, Editura Academiei Române, București, 2011, p. 251.
Crişan, Maria Magdalena, Artişti gălăţeni, Editura Meridiane, 1986.