The fair rendition of the human anatomy, the allegiance to the model is doubled, in the case of some monuments, with an unaffected rhetoric of the gesture and the attitude which substitute the issues of inscribing the work of art in space.
(Câmpulung-Muscel, 1902 - Bucharest, 1966)
1921 - 1923 - National School of Fine Arts, with Fritz Storck and Dimitrie Paciurea, Bucharest;
1923 - 1925 - Free Academy of Fine Arts, with Dimitrie Paciurea, Bucharest;
1927 - 1929 - Julian Academy, with sculptor Henri Bouchard, Paris;
- Free School "La Grande-Chaumière", with Bourdelle, Paris.
1926 - 1927 - travel scholarships to France.
1950 - professor at "Nicolae Grigorescu" Institute of Fine Arts, Bucharest.
1939 - elected President of the Syndicate for Fine Arts in Romania
since 1955 - Correspondent member of the Romanian Academy
*Author of Sculpture Treatise, 2 volumes, Meridiane Publishing House, 1962.
1938 - Retrospective Exhibition, Dalles Hall, Bucharest.
Group exhibitions (selection):
1925 - Official Salon, Bucharest;
1929 - Artistic Youth, International Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain;
1932 - Our group, Bucharest;
1937 - International Exhibition, Paris, France;
1940 - Triennial, Milano, Italy;
1948 - The flame;
1977 - Autumn Salon (Retrospective Exhibition), Paris, France.
1931 - 1932 - Heroes Monument, Predeal, Brașov;
1938 - Statues of Vasile Conta, Titu Maiorescu, Al. Xenopol, University of Iaşi;
1938 - Bas-reliefs and alto-reliefs at Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest;
1945 - Monument of the Liberating Soviet Soldier, Bucharest;
1953 - V. I. Lenin, Bucharest.
1927 - Grant at Official Salon, Paris, France;
1929 - Honourable Diploma, International exhibition, Barcelona, Spain;
1937 - Gold medal for sculpture, International exhibition Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, Paris, France;
1938 - Prize awarded by the Romanian Academy;
1940 - Silver medal for the sculpture Saint Gheorghe, Triennial, Milano, Italy;
1949, 1951, 1953 - State Prize;
1954 - Title of Artist of the People.
*Solo Exhibitions: 1928, 1931, 1936, 1941 - Bucharest.
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