Calinesci-Arghira

ARGHIRA ALEXANDRU CALINESCU



Date of Birth: 1935 Bucharest.

STUDIES
1962 - Graduated from the Art Academy of Bucharest.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY



1968 - Becomes a member of Artists Union of Romania.
1968 - Becomes a member of the International Association of Artists AIAP affiliated to UNESCO.
1976 - referred to in contemporary Romanian artists dictionary.
1983 - 1985 Stock-workshop on "Cité Internationale des Arts" - Paris.
1984 - Mentioned in "Arts Diary" - The World's Arts Directory.
1985 - Member of the Cultural Solidarity Frac.
1985 - Mentioned in "History of shock. Independent Artists "- Paris.
1987 - Mentioned in the International Artists' Yearbook, published by UNESCO - Paris
1988 - Mentioned in "Art Official" published under the patronage of French National Council of   Plastic Arts.
1989 - Mentioned in "Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler Bildenden" Leipzig - Germany.
1990 - 1991 Market - shop the city Manheim - Germany.
1991 - Honorary Member of the Academy of Art - Madrid.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS



1968 - 1971 - 1974 - 1982 - 1993 in gallery "Simeza" - Bucharest.
1970 - Gallery of modern art "Gaseta", Italy.
1984 - Cité Internationale des Arts Paris - France.
1984 - Municipal Gallery Elancourt - France.
1985 - Gallery "Nora" Heilbron - Germany.
1985 - Dresdenner Bank - Vinnenden - Germany.
1985 - Société Française de Production Paris.
1989 - Romanian Cultural Center - Paris.
1991 - Kuturzentum Mannheim - Germany.


Has participated in all official salons, in group exhibitions at home and abroad, and also in small format sculpture exhibition organized by the Plastic Artists Union in Romania.

Exhibitions



1970 - International Biennale of Sculpture "Pagani Foundation."
1971 - Show the younger carvings - Paris - France.
1981 - Exhibition Rejuvenate in Scandinavian countries.
1983 - Edition of the Biennial IVA International Sculpture - Ravenna - Italy.
1984 - Independent Salon Grand Palais - Paris.
1984 - Fair Saint-Cloud - France.
1984 - Youth Salon Paintings Grand Palais - Paris.
1984 - Homage to Balzac - Sculptures Gallery - Paris.
1984 - International Exhibition organized by the Cité Internationale des Artes - Paris.
1984 - Contemporary Art - Chateau Puyguilhem - France.
1985 - International Centre for Contemporary Art - salon Nations - Paris.
1985 - Romanian Contemporary Art Exhibition - Stuttgart - Germany.
1985 - Second International Exhibition of Small Sculpture - Pagani Foundation - Milan - Italy.
1985 - Tenth Biennial International Cannes - France.
1985 - The Second Biennial International Expo France, Deauville - France.
1985 - XV International Exhibition organized by Michelangelo foundation - Corsica.
1985 - International Exhibition of Contemporary Art Cité Internationale des Arts Paris.
1986 - XV International Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Nice - France.
1987 - International Exhibition of Olympic Sculpture Center - Seoul South Korea.
1990 - Contemporary Art Exhibition "Arcrea 90" Henry Foundation Crews - France.
1990 - Paris International Exhibition of contemporary sculpture.
1991 - Expo at the cultural center of Madrid.
1992 - Romanian Contemporary Art Expo Barcelona - Spain.
1992 - Exhibition of Small Sculpture Hallein - Austria.
1998 - Expo "Dante in Romania" Sala Apolo - Bucharest - Romania.
2007 - Exhibition of small sculpture - Apollo Gallery.
2008 - Exhibition of visual arts - Modern Art Museum - Galati

International symposia



1983 - International Symposium of Sculpture Hoyersverda - Germany.
1984 - International Symposium of Sculpture Carrara - Italy.
1984 - International Symposium of Sculpture Fanano - Italy.
1985 - International Symposium of Sculpture Lindabrunn - Austria
1986 - International Symposium of Sculpture Como - Italy.
1986 - International Symposium of Sculpture Aubagne - France.
1987 - First International Symposium 1988 Olympics Seoul, South Korea.
1989 - International Sculpture Symposium in Digne - les - Baigns France.
1990 - International Symposium of Sculpture Oloron - France.
1991 - International Sculpture Symposium "Madrid - European Capital of Culture 1992.
1992 - International Symposium Adnet (Salzburg) - Austria.
1995 - International Symposium Maalot - Israel.
2000 - International Sculpture Symposium Plovdiv - Bulgaria.
2000 - International Sculpture Symposium Ilidentci - Bulgaria.
2001 - International Sculpture Symposium Carrara - Italy.
2002 - International Sculpture Symposium Donnersberg - Germany.
2007 - International Symposium of Sculpture St. Blasien - Germany.
2008 - International sculpture symposium of Verona - Italy.
 
Symposiums in ROMANIA



1978 - Arcus - Covasna.
1979 - Magura - Buzau.
1980 - Hobita - Tg. Jiu.
1981 - Braila.
1982 - Saliste - Sibiu.
1985 - Tescani - Bacau.
1992 - Sibiu.
2008 - Blaj - White County.
2008 - Negresti-Oas.
His artistic works are found in various museums and private collections in Romania, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Canada, United States, South Korea, Spain.
1984 - Acquisition of the French Ministry of Culture National Fund of Contemporary Art.
1984 - Acquisition of the Museum of Modern Art - Foundation Pagani Milan - Italy.
1998 - Acquisition of the Ministry of Culture - Romania.
2007 - Acquisition of the Ministry of Culture - Romania.

AWARDS



1983 - Honorary Diploma at the sixth International Sculpture Biennale Ravenna - Italy.
1985 - A third prize for sculpture at the International Biennial "Frans-Expo - Deauville".
1985 - Special Mention of the Jury at the International Biennial of X-Cannes - France.
1985 - Gold Medal of the National Federation of French Culture.
1985 - Sculpture Award from the International Salon XV Michelangelo Foundation - Corsica.
1985 - Silver Cross for merit and french devotion.
1996 - Award for sculpture at the "Grand Prix" - Nice.
1996 - Honorary Diploma of the first International Sculpture Festival Aubagne - France.
1986 - First prize for sculpture at the International Symposium on Pognana Lario (Como) - Italy.
1991 - Award of the Plastic Artists Union in Romania for monumental sculpture.
1992 - Team award - environmental sculpture - given by Artists Union of Romania.
2000 - National Order of Merit in the rank of Commander conferred by presidential decree.
2001 - Third Prize at the Salon of Art "Millennium" - Bucharest.



 

 

 

 

ARGHIRA ALEXANDRU CALINESCU


 

Data nasterii: 1935  Bucuresti.

 

STUDII

 

1962 - Absolvent al Academiei de Arta Bucuresti.

 

ACTIVITATE PROFESIONALA


 

1968 - Devine membru al Uniuni Artistilor Plastici din Romania.

1968 - Devine membru a Asociatiei Internationale a Artistilor Plastici A.I.A.P. afiliata la UNESCO.

1976 - Mentionat in dictionarul Artistilor Romani contemporani.

1983 - 1985 Bursa-atelier la “Cité internationale des Arts” - Paris.

1984 - Mentionat in “Arts Diary” - The world’s Arts Directory.

1985 - Membru al Solidaritatii Culturale Fraceze.

1985 - Mentionat in “Istoria soc. artistilor Independenti” - Paris.

1987 - Mentionat in Anuarul International a Artistilor Plastici, editat de UNESCO - Paris

1988 - Mentionat in “Oficialul Artelor” publicat sub patronajul Consiliului National Francez al Artelor Plastice.

1989 - Mentionat in “Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Kunstler”leipzig - Germania.

1990 - 1991 Bursa - atelier a orasului Manheim - Germania.

1991 - Membru de onoare al Academiei de Arta - Madrid.

  

EXPOZITII PERSONALE


 

1968 - 1971 - 1974 - 1982 - 1993 la galeria “Simeza” - Bucuresti.

1970 - Galeria de arta moderna “Gaeta” -Italia.

1984 - Cité Internationale des Arts Paris - Franta.

1984 - Galeria Municipala Elancourt - Franta.

1985 - Galeria “Nora” Heilbron - Germania.

1985 - Dresdenner Bank - Vinnenden - Germania.

1985 - Société Française de Production Paris.

1989 - Centrul Cultural Roman - Paris.

1991 - Kuturzentum Mannheim - Germania.

Participa la toate saloanele oficiale; la expozitiile de grup in tara si strainatate, la expozitiile de sculptura de mic format organizate de Uniunea Artistilor Plastici din Romania

 

EXPOZITII COLECTIVE


 

1970 - Bienala Internationala de Sculptura “Fundatia Pagani”.

1971 - Salonul tinerei sculpturi - Paris - Franta. 

1981 - Expozitia intineranta in tarile scandinave.

1983 - Editia aVI-a a Bienalei Internationale de Sculptura - Ravena - Italia.

1984 - Salonul Independent Grand Palais - Paris.

1984 - Salonul Saint-Cloud - Franta.

1984 - Salonul Tinerei Picturi  Grand Palais - Paris.

1984 - Omagiu lui Balzac - Galerie Sculptures - Paris.

1984 - Expozitia Internationala organizata de Cité Internationale des Artes - Paris.

1984 - Arta Contemporana - Chateau Puyguilhem - Franta.

1985 - Centru International de Arta Contemporana - salonul Natiunilor - Paris.

1985 - Expozitia de arta contemporana romaneasca - Stuttgart - Germania.

1985 - A II-a Expozitie Internationala de Sculptura Mica - Fundatia Pagani - Milano - Italia.

1985 - A X-a Bienala Internationala de la Cannes - Franta.

1985 - A II-a Bienala Internationala France-Expo Deauville - Franta.

1985 - Al XV-lea Salon International organizat de fundatia “Michelangelo” Corsica.

1985 - Expozitia Internationala de Arta Contemporana Cité Internationale des Arts Paris.

1986 - Al XV-lea salon International de Arta Contemporana de la Nisa - Franta.

1987 - Expozitia Internationala de Sculptura Centrul Olimpic - Seoul Coreea de Sud.

1990 - Expozitia de Arta Contemporana “Arcrea 90” Fundatia Henry Crews - Franta.

1990 - Salonul International al Sculpturii Contemporane Paris.

1991 - Expo la Centrul Cultural al Orasului Madrid.

1992 - Expo de Arta Contemporana Romaneasca Barcelona - Spania.

1992 - Salonul de Sculptura Mica Hallein - Austria.

1998 - Expo “Dante in Romania” Sala Apolo - Bucuresti - Romania.

2007 - Salonul de sculptura mica - galeria Apolo.

2008 - Salonul artelor vizuale - Muzeul de Arta Moderna - Galati.

 

SIMPOZIOANE INTERNATIONALE


 

1983 - Simpozion International de Sculptura Hoyersverda - Germania.

1984 - Simpozion International de Sculptura Carrara - Italia.

1984 - Simpozion International de Sculptura Fanano - Italia.

1985 - Simpozion International de Sculptura Lindabrunn - Austria

1986 - Simpozion International de Sculptura Como - Italia.

1986 - Simpozion International de Sculptura Aubagne - Franta.

1987 - Primul Simpozion International Seoul-Jocurile Olimpice 1988-Coreea de Sud.

1989 - Simpozionul International de Sculptura de la Digne - les - Baigns Franta.

1990 - Simpozionul International de Sculptura Oloron - Franta.

1991 - Simpozionul International de Sculptura “Madrid - Capitala Europeana a Culturii 1992.

1992 - Simpozionul International Adnet (Salzburg) - Austria.

1995 - Simpozionul International Maalot - Israel

2000 - Simpozionul International de sculptura Plovdiv - Bulgaria.

2000 - Simpozionul International de sculptura Ilidentci - Bulgaria.

2001 - Simpozionul International de sculptura Carrara - Italia.

2002 - Simpozionul International de sculptura Donnersberg - Germania.

2007 - Simpozionul International de sculptura St. Blasien - Germania.

2008 – Simpozionul International de sculptura Verona - Italia.

 

SIMPOZIOANE  IN ROMANIA


 

1978 - Arcus - Covasna.

1979 - Magura - Buzau.

1980 - Hobita - Tg. Jiu.

1981 - Braila.

1982 - Saliste - Sibiu.

1985 - Tescani - Bacau.

1992 - Sibiu.

2008 - Blaj - jud. Alba.

2008 -Negresti - Oas. 

Operele artistului figureaza in diferite muzee si colectii private din Romania, Belgia Austria, Bulgaria, Franta, Italia, Polonia, Germania, Suedia, Cehoslovacia, Turcia, Canada, Statele Unite, Coreea de Sud, Spania.

1984 - Achizitii ale Ministerului Culturii Franceze pentru Fondul National de Arta Contemporana.

1984 - Achizitii ale Muzeului de Arta Moderna - Fundatia Pagani Milano - Italia.

1998 - Achizitie a Ministerului Culturii - Romania.

2007 - Achizitie a Ministerului Culturii - Romania.

 

DISTINCTII


 

1983 - Diploma de onoare la a VI-a Bienala Internationala de Sculptura Ravena - Italia.

1985 - A III- lea premiu pentru sculptura la Bienala Internationala “Frans-expo - Deauville”.

1985 - Mentiunea speciala a juriului la a X- a Bienala Internationala Cannes - Franta.

1985 - Medalia de aur a Federatiei Nationale a Culturii Franceze.

1985 - Premiul de sculptura la a XV- lea Salon International al Fundatiei Michelangello - Corsica.

1985 - Crucea de Argint pentru merit si devotament francez.

1996 - Premiul pentru sculptura la “Grand Prix” - Nisa.

1996 - Diploma de onoare a primului Festival International de Sculptura Aubagne - Franta.

1986 - Premiul I pentru sculptura la simpozionul International de la Pognana Lario (Como) - Italia.

1991 - Premiul Uniunii  Artistilor Plastici din Romania pentru sculptura monumentala.

1992 -Premiul colectiv - sculptura ambientala - acordat de Uniunea Artistilor Plastici din Romania.

2000 - Ordinul national pentru merit in grad de comandor conferit prin decret prezidential.

2001 - Premiul III la salonul de arta „Milenium” - Bucuresti.