Ion Bitzan

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Ion Bitzan (1924-1997) was a Romanian painter. Born at Limanu, Constanta, in Romania. He trained at the School of Art, Bucharest. Exhibited widely since 1964 in Romania, Italy, Brazil, France, Germany, Scotland, The Netherlands, USA, Ireland, Japan,Yugoslavia, Norway, Spain, Hungary and Poland. He represented Romania in the Venice Biennale, 1964, and in 1997, and in the Sao Paolo Bienale, 1967, 1969 and 1981.

His work is included in public collections as follows: The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum Ariana, Geneva; The Kunsthalle, Hamburg; The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh; The National Museum, Poznan, Poland; The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; The Art Museum, Lidice, Czechoslovakia; in Romania, The Art Museum, Bucharest, and in Iasi, Galati, Craiova, and Constanta.

Awards

  • Award of the Monumental Painting Section of the Union of Plastic Artists of Romania, 1965
  • Award recipient, National Cultural Award 2nd Class, 1968
  • Award as art critic of the Union of Plastic Artists of Romania, 1971

See Also

Romania#Geometric_abstraction.2C_Neo-constructivism.2C_Op_art.2C_Kinetic_art

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