CRITICAL REVIEW


        Costel Iacob manifests himself in his art as an enlightened artisan. His sculptures-objects usually come together as ample installations and they resort to the visible universe and the literary sources in well balanced dosages. A fascinating universe made from reality inspired beings become, in his artistic discourse, an irresistible show. 

Luiza Barcan
 


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    BIOGRAPHY


    (Bucharest, 1952)

    Academic studies:
    Graduated the „Nicolae Grigorescu” Institute of Plastic Arts, with Valdimir Predescu, Bucharest.

    Member of the Plastic Artists Union in Romania
     


    PROJECTS


    Solo exhibitions:
    1996 – Orizont Gallery, Bucharest;
    2013 – Frozen time, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest.
     
    Group exhibitions*:
    since 1985 – most of the county and republican salons;
    1990 - Artistes á la Bastille, Vienna, Austria;
    1992 - Saga, Grand Palais, Paris, France;
             - Moderne Kunst Gallery, Erlangen, Germany;
    1993 - Sallon International d’Art, Academia di Romania, Rome, Italy;
    1994 - 101 Wooster Street Gallery, New York.
     
    Symposia:
    1995 - Oarba de Mureş;
    2001 - ARTUBORG, Bucharest.

    Monumental works:
    1995 - Homage, Oarba de Mureş;
    2001 - Sphere, ARTUBORG, Bucharest;
    2004 - Structure, Bacilly, France;
    2007 - Structure, Sibiu;

    Distinctions:
    1994 – Grant by „Giorgio Cini” Foundation, Venice, Italy;
    1999 – Prize at the Salon of Art, Bucharest;
    2001 - Prize ARTUBORG, Ambient-Installations;
             - Prize by the Plastic Artists Union Ambient-Installation, ARTUBORG.

    * also exhibited in: 1993 - Séte, France.


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