He debuts as a painter but quits painting in favour of sculpture. His work reveals a realism with expressionist nuances, very fashionable in-between wars. Fulicea gives his characters a monumental force and a certain dramatic tension, very similar to those of the Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovici.
(Vaida-Recea, Braşov, 1907 - Cluj-Napoca , 1979)
1932 – School of Belle-Arte, Cluj- Napoca.
Teaching career at the „Ion Andreescu” Institute of Plastic Arts, Cluj-Napoca.
Solo exhibitions :
1983, 1987, 1997 - Făgăraş.
1957 - Leningrad, Russia;
1958 - Moscow, Russia;
1959 - Warsaw, Poland;
1960 - Prague, Czech Republic;
1961 - Damask, Syria.
- Emil Racoviţă, Cluj-Napoca;
- George Coşbuc, Cluj-Napoca;
- Victor Babeş; Ana Ipătescu, Gherla, Cluj;
- Avram Iancu, Aiud, Alba;
- Man ruling over waters, decorative fountain, Turnu-Severin, Mehedinți;
- Baba-Novac, Cluj-Napoca.
- Museum of Făgăraş Country (here the works from his workshop are kept), Făgăraș, Brașov;
- National Museum Brukenthal, Sibiu.
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