FLONDOR-STRĂINU, Constantin




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http://www.constantin-flondor.com/




CRITICAL REVIEW


        Involved in the neo-avant-garde movement of the 1970s. Member of the constructivist groups „111” (with Roman Cotoşman and Ştefan Bertalan) and „Sigma” (active for almost a decade, between 1970 - 1981). In 1976 he exhibits alongside Sorin Dumitrescu ambient art (at the „Ion Mincu” Institute of Architecture).

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    BIOGRAPHY


    (Cernăuţi, 1936)

    Academic studies:
    1954 - 1960 - „Nicolae Grigorescu” Institute of Plastic Arts, Bucharest;
    1962 - 1991 – teaching at the High-school of plastic arts in Timişoara;
    1991 - 2002 - professor at the Faculty of Arts and Design of the West University, Timișoara;
    1996 - 1999 - dean of the Faculty of Arts and Design of the West University, Timișoara;
    din 2002 - professor consultant at the Faculty of Arts and Design of the West University, Timișoara.

    since 1964 – Member of the Plastic Artists Union
    1966 – Founding member of group „1+1+1”
    1969 - Founding member of group „Sigma”
    1985 - Co-founder of group „Prolog” (with Paul Gherasim, Horia Bernea, Ion Grigorescu, Matei Lăzărescu, Christian Paraschiv, Horea Paștina and Mihai Sârbulescu)
     


    PROJECTS


    Group exhibitions:
    1968 – Triennial of decorative art, Milano, Italy (with group „1+1+1”);
    1969 - Biennale of constructivist art at Nürnberg (with group „1+1+1”);
    1976 - „Ion Mincu” Institute of Architecture, Bucharest;
    1992 - Transparency, Podul Gallery, Bucharest;
    1996 - Experiment in the Romanian art after 1960, Artexpo Gallery, Bucharest (catalogue).

    Distinctions:
    1970 – Prize of the critics by the Plastic Artists Union (collective prize);
    1978 - Prize of the critics by the Plastic Artists Union (collective prize);
    1993 - Prize The Ionel Jianou Special Distinction of creative Arts, The American-Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (ARAA), Los Angeles, USA;
    1997 - Prize for drawing by the Plastic Artists Union;
    2003 – Grand Prize by the Plastic Artists Union For the entire career;
    2004 – 3d prize for painting, International Biennale for Plastic Art, Arad;
             - Order „Cultural Merit” ;
    2006 – Prize by the Romanian Academy „Ion Andreescu".
     


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