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  Mihail Grecu

Mihail Grecu
1916, Faraonovka, Odessa - 1998, Chisinau

1937-1940 - The Academy of Arts from Bucharest, Romania
1940-41, 1945-46 - The Republican School of Fine Arts "I.Repin", Chisinau


Personal Exhibitions in the Republic:
1946 - The Union of the Plastic Artists, Chisinau
1958 - The State Art Museum of the MSSR, Chisinau
1963 - The Architect's House, Chisinau
1966 - "Mihai Grecu at 50", Chisinau
1969 - The Architect's House, Chisinau
1977 - The State Art Museum of the MSSR, Chisinau
1986 - "Mihai Grecu at 70", Chisinau
1992 - Chisinau
1996 - "Mihai Grecu at 80", the National Art Museum of Moldova, Chisinau

Personal Exhibitions Abroad:
1965 - Baku, Azerbaidjan
1965 - Odessa, the Ukraine
1966 - Cernauti, the Ukraine
1968 - Tallin, Tartu (Estonia), Riga, Liepaia (Latvia)
1969 - Lvov, the Ukraine
1971 - Moscow, Russian Federation
1973 - Vilnus (Lithuania) and Vologda, Russian Federation
1974 - Erevan (Armenia), Nikolaiev (the Ukraine)
1975 - Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), Russian Federation
1977 - Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
1980 - Odessa, the Ukraine
1989 - Moscow, Russian Federation
1992 - Bacau and Bucharest (Romania)

Group Exhibitions in the Republic:
Beginning with 1946 he participates at all exhibitions organized by the Union of Plastic Artists from Moldova

Moldova Plastic Artists Exhibitions Abroad:
1961 - Moldavian Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
1993 - National Art, Bucharest, Romania

International Exhibitions:
1957 - Plastic Artists from the USSR, Beijing, China
1961 - Plastic Artists from the USSR, Prague, Czechoslovakia
1967 - Plastic Artists from the USSR, Tokyo, Japan
1968 - Plastic Artists from the USSR, Canada, Zagreb(Croatia)

Participations (workshops, creation camps, symposia):
1948 - Moscow, Russian Federation
1958 - Iasi, Romania
1959 - Hermitage, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
1976, 1979 - International Symposium of the Painters "Cosmosul" (Space), Moscow, Russian Federation
1985 - The Plein Air International Symposium of Sculpture "Peaceful Vilnus", Vilnus, Lithuania

1966 - Golden Medal of the Republican Exhibition of the National Economy of the USSR for the picture "Zi de toamna" (Autumn Day)
1970 - Golden Medal of the Republican Exhibition of the National Economy of the USSR for the triptych "Istoria unei vieti" (History of a Life)
1978 - Laureate of the State Prize of the MSSR
1990 - Laureate of the State Prize of the USSR
1991 - The Great Prize at the 1st Edition of the "Moldova Art Salons" for, the picture "Omagiu stramosilor" (Homage to the Ancestors), Romania

1960 - The Order "Insigna de Onoare" (The Badge of Honor)
1972 - The Master of Fine Arts of the MSSR
1987 - The People's Plastic Artist of the MSSR
1992 - "Ordinul Republicii" (The Order of the Republic), Moldova

Maternity, 1943, paint, 50x34,5
Woman with a Yellow Headkerchief, 1957, oil on canvas, 93x57
Turkey (cock), 1969, oil on canvas, 120x120
Hospitality, 1966-67, oil on canvas, 200x200
Still-life with Quinces, 1967, oil on canvas, 66x60
Recruits, 1965, oil on canvas, 131x150
The Autumn Day, 1964, oil on canvas, 197x116
The Gates of Orheiul Vechi, 1968 - 1974
The Cranes Had Gone, 1973, mixed technology, canvas, 120x130
The Bugeac House, 1982, oil on canvas, 120x130
Supper in the Field, 1970-1971, oil on canvas, 120x130
The Old Mill, 1976, oil on canvas, 120x100
The Girls from Ciadar-Lunga, 1960, oil on canvas, 193x172

Critical Review:
Mihai Grecu is a fascinating personality who managed to preserve the bases of the Romanian art and to impart a definite orientation to the evolution of the national modern art in our regions.

Sofia Bobernaga

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