Ioan Iovan

Timişoara Branch
of the Fine Arts Union of Romania
Ioan Iovan
art critic
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Born 1948, January, the 24th, Boldur, Timiş county.

Education

1968 graduate of Brediceanu Highschool, Lugoj.
1974 graduate of Plastic Arts College, Timişoara University.
1983 graduate of "Nicolae Grigorescu" Plastic Arts Institute (Museology Department), Bucharest.
Graduation paper: Painters of Oltenia, coordinated by Ph. D. Gheorghe Achiţei.
1994 Ph. D. of Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca.
Dissertation on Allegorical Structures of Image in Modern and Contemporary Romanian Art, coordinated by Ph. D. Mircea Ţoca.

Experience

1974-1983 teacher at Art School, Slatina
1978-1982 director of Art School, Slatina
1976-1983 president of Slatina U.A.P. Circle
1983-1990 director of History, Ethnography and Art Museum, Lugoj
1986 member of U.A.P. Romania, Critic Section
1990 president of Arcade Society, editor of Arcade (publication)
1990-1993 teacher at Brediceanu Highschool, Lugoj
1993-1995 teacher at Mincu Highschool, Timişoara
1995-1998 lecturer at Design College, Tibiscus University, Timişoara
1998-2002 lecturer at Design College, Tibiscus University, Timişoara
1998-2001 vice-president of U.A.P. Timişoara

Lectures

- History of Universal and Romanian Art, Plastic Arts College, West University, Timişoara; Design College, Tibiscus University, Timişoara.
- Theory and History of Symbols, Plastic Arts College, West University, Timişoara; Design College, Tibiscus University, Timişoara.
- History of Culture and Religions, Architecture College, Politehnica University, Timişoara.
- Philosophy of Culture, Architecture College, Politehnica University, Timişoara.
- Image Hermeneutics, Plastic Arts College, West University, Timişoara.

Publications
Books:
- Style and expresivity, Hestia, Timişoara, 1997
- Interior Gardens, Hestia, Timişoara, 2000
- Jecza. Cube Exit, Hestia, Timişoara, 2000
- Approximations and correspondences (coming), review by Andrei Pleşu
- Romul Nuţiu. Chromaticism and significance, Augusta, 2001
Articles:
- Published in Arta, Orizont, România literară, Contemporanul, Amfiteatru, Forum, Arcade, Paralela 45 (Renaşterea bănăţeană), Orient Latin, Redeşteptarea, Focus Vest, Drapelul, Arca, Aradul Cultural, Atelier, Patrimonium Banaticum, Banatul, Literatorul, Oltul, Flamura, Ramuri, Tomis

Shows / exhibits
Local:
- one-man shows: 6
- Group shows, show rooms: 48
Abroad: 1

National Awards: 4

Publications: 347
Studies: 93
Chronicles, reviews:254

Catalogues: 40

Book illustration: 1

Education curricula: 8

Research
Folk art:
- Folkloric research: 2
- Documentaries: 5
- Ethnographic research: 14
Culture, History of Culture, Hermeneutics, History of Art: 10
Plastic Arts:
- Documentaries: 5
- Studies on Universal Art: 34
- Studies on Romanian Art: 78

Organized shows / exhibits
- One-man shows: 25
- Group shows: 38

Didactic shows (organized): 14

Organized camps: 6

Camps (participation): 3

Symposiums (organized): 13

Symposiums (participations): 31

Press references: 135

Press articles about ~: 24

Art exhibit openings
- One-man shows: 86
- Group shows, show rooms: 60

Temporary museum shows (organized): 15

Permanent museum shows (organized): 2

Reviews of ~ books

- Paul Eugen Banciu, The Style of A Generation, Orizont, Nr.1, 1998, January, the 24th
- Ioan Jurca Rovina, A real book of art, Paralela 45, 1998, January, the 15th
- Dorin Murariu, West Art, Redeşteptarea, 1998, July, the 10th
- Ioan Stanciu, Book review, Agenda, 1998, January, the 14th
- Aurel Turcuş, A Metamorphosed Manifestation, Renaşterea Bănăţeană, 2000, May, the 24th
- Miahil Dragomirescu, Petru Jecza seen by Ioan Iovan, Paralela 45, 2000, July, the 4th
- Dorin Murariu, An Event Book, Redeşteptarea, 2000, July, the 12th
- S. P. Donici, The Art Book, Agenda zilei, 2001, May, the 24th
- Dorin Păcurar, The Discreet Charm of Persuasion, Tribuna Învăţământului, Nr.25, 1992, January, the 29th

Texts by ~ used in other books

- Alexandru Cebuc, Vasile Florea, Negoiţă Lăptoiu, Encyclopedia of Contemporary Romanian Artists, Arc, Bucharest, 1998, 1999, 2000, vol. II, III, IV
- Arad Art, U.A.P. Arad Monography

Bibliography

Lucian Alexiu, Ioan Mărin Almăjan, Adriana Babeţi, Eugenia Banciu, Paul Eugen Banciu, Adrian Bodnaru, Constantin Buiciuc, Magda Chalariu, Adriana Ciorănescu, Niculae Crişan, Mircea Deac, Simion Dima, Alina Dimitriu, Mihail Dragomirescu, Ortansa Foray, Dan Grigorescu, Mircea Grodzea, Valentina Homescu, Adrian Silvian Ionescu, Radu Ionescu, Mihai Ispir, Ioan Jurca Rovina, George Lână, Andreea Lukici, Mircea Mihăieş, Virgil Mocanu, Ioana Moga, Dorin Murariu, Cornel Nistorescu, Nicolae Pârvu, Dorin Păcurar, Mihai Pelin, Ecaterina Popa, Dan Cristian Popescu, Simona Popovici, Dan Praida, Sorin Precup, Cornel Racz, M.N. Rusu, Filon Sin, Ioan Stanciu, Adriana Stoica, Aurel Turcuş, Lăcrămioara Ursa, Gheorghe Vida

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