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  Dimitrie Paciurea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dimitrie Paciurea (November 2, (1873 or 1875) - July 14, 1932) was a Romanian sculptor.
A room of the Romanian National Art Museum is devoted largely to his Chimera sculptures.
Mircea Deac, Paciurea, Bucharest, 2000, p.5, date of birth as November 2, 1873.
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 Paciurea's Chimeras.(Dimitrie Paciurea) - Apollo - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dimitrie Paciurea was born in either 1873 or 1875 in Bucharest; his early aptitude for art secured him a place at the School of Arts and Crafts there.
Paciurea's first and only completed public commission came in 1905, when a National Exhibition, modelled on the Parisian Universal Exhibition, was planned for 1906 to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the arrival of Carol I in Romania in 1866.
Paciurea's chimeras are elemental chimeras: water, air or earth; they are bird chimeras: eagle or owl (the Night chimera is represented as an owl with a female face and breasts, similar to the Eagle chimera) or simple chimeras.
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 Culture - Fine Arts - Dimitrie Paciurea
As custodian of the Aman Museum, which he became in 1909, Paciurea had the inspiration to transform one of the Museum tenancies into a studio (there artists and later on grantees of the "Paciurea" Prize, to be first awarded the very year of the maestro death, had for many years spent creative hours).
Immemorial mythical visions would haunt Paciurea's imagination to the point of having him sublime the reality, by unusual symbolic representations or by populating it with phantastic creatures.
Paciurea showed the same inspiration and good mastering of the representation in his portraits of (B.P. Hasdeu, 1907; Gheorghe Petrascu, 1907; Stefan Luchian, 1908; Beethoven, 1912; Ibsen, 1920; Iancu Brezianu, 1921; Prof.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Constantin Brancusi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
When Rodin proposed to Brancusi to become his assistant, Brancusi refused and his answer was "In the shadow of a big tree, another tree cannot grow.” Brancusi was one of the first sculptors to experiment with abstract art.
His sculptures became progressively smoother and less figurative, until only the barest outline of the original subject was left, venturing even farther away from figurative sculpture than his countryman and contemporary Dimitrie Paciurea.
Brancusi produced a series of sculptures in metal called Bird in Space.
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 THE FINE ARTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In the same period of time, a renewal of the sculptural idiom came through resuming the ties with timeless local traditions, by Dimitrie Paciurea (1873-1932) and Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957).
Paciurea, the first Romanian artist endowed with a gift for monumental sculpture, resorted to the mythological and fantastic vein of popular traditions (chimeras, sphinxes).
Brancusi, settled in Paris in 1904, who restructured the whole 20th century art and became the founding father of this centuries abstract sculpture.
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 Bucharest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Located in the former royal palace, the museum features notable collections of medieval and modern Romanian art, as well as the international collection assembled by the Romanian royal family.
The modern Romanian collection features sculptures by Constantin Brâncuşi and Dimitrie Paciurea.
See main article Museum of the Romanian Peasant A beautifully displayed collection of textiles (especially costumes), icons, ceramics, and other artifacts of Romanian peasant life.
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 onlinegallery - Muzeul national de arta
Deschisa la etajul al II-lea al Corpului Stirbei, expunerea cuprinde aproximativ 700 de picturi si sculpturi ce urmaresc evolutia plasticii românesti din primele decenii ale secolului al XIX-lea pana în a doua jumatate a secolului al XX -lea.
Alaturi de figuri centrale ale artei nationale ca Theodor Aman, Nicolae Grigorescu, Ioan Andreescu, Stefan Luchian, Nicoale Tonitza, Theodor Pallady, Gheorghe Petrascu, Constantin Brâncusi, Dimitrie Paciurea, Corneliu Baba, Alexandru Ciucurencu, Ion Tuculescu, nenumarati alti artisti întregesc configuratia de ansamblu a perioadei reprezentate.
Around 700 works, organized chronologically, offer an overview of the progression of the Romanian artistic trends from the early nineteenth century - when art in Romania became entirely secular - through the late nineteenth-early twentieth century, age of the great masters of Romanian art (Nicolae Grigorescu, Ioan Andreescu, Stefan Luchian, Constantin Brancusi, Dimitrie Paciurea).
www.onlinegallery.ro /museums/muzeul_de_arta/moderna.html   (257 words)

 Irimescu Ion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
He was born on the 27th of February 1903 at Falticeni, a town whose name will be forever graved in the Romanian culture through the writers, the actors, the musicians and the plastic artists that were given.
After finishing the primary courses of the gymnasium and the High School (1909-1924), Ion Irimescu attends the courses of the Academy of Fine Arts in Bucharest where he studies with professors like Dimitrie Paciurea and Oscar Han.
In 1928, at graduating the Academy of Fine Arts, his debut takes place at the Exhibition of Peinture and Sculpture from Bucharest.
www.irimescu.ro /english/biografie.html   (587 words)

 Ion Irimescu [1903] - Featured Artist on Artfact.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
He studied from 1924 to 1928 at the Fine Arts School, Bucharest, under Dimitrie Paciurea.
He made his début at the Official Salon in Bucharest for painting and sculpture, becoming a regular participant there.
In 1929 he received a scholarship to the Romanian School at Fontenay aux Roses in France and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris; in the following year he...
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 F&P Culture - Arts
From this trip on the historical vertical, into the horizon of the Neolithic world whose spirit is preserved in folk art, the artist returns to the present, managing to restore, in his works, the bridges of communication so affected by the routine and excesses of the technological era.
If Brancusi revitalized the abstract expression of archaic art, Dimitrie Paciurea heads for those figurative and fantastic mythological representations that have functions in the old symbolical repertories but which still prove to be pertinent.
With Gheorghe D. Anghel, Romanian 20th century sculpture regains the purity and severity of the Byzantine form, controlled by a spirit fed classical ideals.
www.fplib.org /fpromania/culture/arts.html   (933 words)

 Zambaccian Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Zambaccian collection still resided at the Museum of Art Collections at the time of the Romanian Revolution of 1989; it was returned to its historic location in 1992.
The courtyard features a large sculpture by Romanian sculptor Oscar Han; other sculptors with works in the collection are Constantin Brancusi, Cornel Medrea, Miliţa Pătraşcu, Dimitrie Paciurea, and Frederic Storck; Storck's own former home, also in the north end of Bucharest, is also now also a museum.
Official site (branches of the National Museum of Art of Romania)
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Title: Dimitrie Paciurea - The God of War
Titre: Dimitrie Paciurea - Le dieu de la guerre
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 inIVA: Library - A hundred years of Romanian art 1870 -1970
Produced for the exhibition of the same name of sculptures and paintings from Romanian national collections, held at Somerset House in 1978 organised by the Visiting Arts Unit and presented by the Council for Culture and Socialist Education.
Artists include: Nicolae Grigorescu; Stefan Luchian; Gheorghe petrascu; Nicolae Darascu; Mattis Teutsch; Nicolae Toniatza; Corneliu Mihailescu; Dumitru Ghiata; Lucian Grigorescu; Max herman Maxy; Alexandru Ciucurencu; Victor Brauner; Dimitrie Paciurea; Constantin Brancusi; Cornel Medrea; Romul Ladea; Gheorghe Anghel; Ion Irimescu.
If you would like to make a visit you can find further information here.
www.iniva.org /library/resource/2680   (160 words)

 Dimitrie Paciurea ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Dimitrie Paciurea (1302 - 1340) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
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 Dimitrie Paciurea in Art Museum Brasov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
ART MUSEUM BRAŞOV from Transylvanian anonymous to Hans Mattis-Teutsch
As the great Brâncusi did, Dimitrie Paciurea (1873-1932) began his activity with traditional works to which neither the art and vocational school attended in the adolescence nor the academically workshops of Bucharest and Paris succeeded in printing its sober character.
Beside the bust of the painter Stefan Luchian there are exhibited sculptures representing grotesque-fantastic creatures, "Water's chimera", "Head of a faun", destined to suggest us, the world's absurdity
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