Sculpture, photography, installation, site specifics
Associated Professor Sculpture Department UNA(National University of Arts) Bucharest (from 1922 – till present; between 1995 and 2006 Head of Sculpture Department).
Member of The Royal British Society of Sculpture.
Born in 4.05.1959, Zlatna, Romania
Str. Ermil Pangratti, nr. 31, sector 1, Bucharest
Tel: 0722 630 146
2002-2004 – Phd in Arts with the thesis: “Saint George, hero of the Christian Eastern iconography”, Unarte Publishing House – Bucharest, 2006.
1978-1983 – UNA, Bucharest, Sculpture Department
AWARDS and GRANTS:
2014 – Order of the Cultural Merit of Romania
2013 – Brâncuşi Grant, ICR (Romanian Cultural Institute) / Cité des Arts Paris
2012 – The Prize for Sculpture / the Romania Artists Union (UAP)
2008 – The Prize of the Culture Ministry for the 8 art+, Bucharest
2007 – The Excellency Prize of UAP
2007 – Generalitat Valenciana Grant, Valencia, Spain (workshop Politecnico University)
1995 – The Italian Governmental Grant, Rome
1992 – The Prize for Ambiental Art of the RomanianArtists Union (UAP)
1992 – The Prize for Sculpture, The Municipality Townhall, Bucharest
1991 – The Dzintari Jurmala Residence, Riga
1998 – The Youth Prize - Drawing Biennial, Arad
1985–1987 – The Frederick Storck Grant, Bucharest
1984 – The Artists Union (UAP) Grant
1983 – The First Prize for Sculpture, Studentfest, Sibiu
AFFILIATION TO GROUPS:
2016 – Cultural Association Combinart/1+1=10
2007–2010 – 8art+ Group
2016 –The Pink Wheel, Oracle building, site specific, Bucharest
2016 – Artist Presentation, MNAC, Bucharest
2016 – Art at the window, Simeza Gallery, Bucharest
2016 AXIS MUNDI#4, site-specific installation, The Romanian Peasant Museum, Bucharest
2015 AXIS MUNDI#3, site-specific installation, The District Museum of Gorj, Târgu-Jiu, Romania
2014 AXIS MUNDI#2, site-specific installation, The Contemporary Art Gallery, The Brukenthal Museum of Fine Arts, Sibiu, Romania
2014 AXIS MUNDI#1, site-specific installation, Brancoveanu Palace, Mogoşoaia, Romania
2011 – New Sculptures, Kovalenco Gallery, Geldrop, the Netherlands
SCULPTURE and PAINTING RESIDENCIES:
2011-2010-2009 – Zervasart, Patras, Greece (painting)
2007 – Baia Mare, sculpture park, Romania
2006 – Cisnădie Townhall, Cisnădie, Romania
1995 – The George Apostu Cultural Centre, Bacău, Romania
1994 – Groot Schuylenburg, the Netherlands
1994 – Sângeorz-Băi, Romania
1993 – Mraconia, Romania
1992 – sculpture park Borchel en Schaft, the Netherlands
1992 – Sibiu, Romania
1991 – Dzintari Jurmala, Riga
1985; 1983 – Măgura Sculpture Park, Buzău, Romania
Belden in Soest 93, De Hazelaar, Soest, the Netherlands, 1993.
2016 – Hyperconnectivity, Many Colors Association, ICR Berlin
2016 –The Collection in the Archives, curators Adriana Oprea and Irina Radu, MNAC, Bucharest
2015 – C.A.R. Contemporary Art, Ruhr/ KunstMesse, Essen, Germany
2015 – Arts in Bucharest, Man Against Life, Arthalle Gallery, Bucharest
2015 – Kovalenco Gallery, Geldrop, the Netherlands
2014 – 150 years- UNA. The Artistic Education, curator Adrian Guţă, MNAC, Bucharest
2014 – Sculpture 2014, TIPOGRAFIA gallery, Bucharest
2014 – Arts in Bucharest, TIPOGRAFIA gallery, Bucharest
2013 – Black Trees, drawing installation, Les Atelieres de la Rue Ordener, Paris
2013 – Trees by nails -video, 8’, (video camera Veronique Barbé), Cité des Arts Paris
2011 – Kovalenco Gallery, Geldrop, the Netherlands
2011 – ZOOmania, curator Mihai Oroveanu, MNAC, Bucharest
2011 – The Other Body, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest
2009 – The Bronze Age, The Art Museum, Cluj,m Romania
2008 – 8art+, curator Mihai Oroveanu, Dalles Hall, Bucharest, ICR Madrid, ICR Paris, ICR Lisabona
2007 – Homage to Brâncuşi, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Mumbai, India
2007 – The trace of my body in space, with Reka Csapo Dup, UNA Gallery,
2006 – Group exhibition, the Art Museum, Cluj, Romania
2004 – Self-portrait, Mogoşoaia Palace, Bucharest
2000 – Ecce Homo, Hazelaar Gallery, Soest, the Netherlands
1998 – Romanian Art Abroad, Mucsarnok, curator Laszlo Beke, Sorin Dumitrescu, .Budapest
1998 – Zeitgenössiche Rumänische Kunst, Leipzig Book Fair, curator Mihai Oroveanu, Leipzig, Germany
1995 – Edizione Centenario Biennale di Venezia, The Romanian Pavillion, curators Coriolan Babeţi and Dan Hăulică, Venice, Italy
1995 – Deventer Gallery, the Netherlands
1995 – Catacomba Gallery, Bucharest
1994 – Apeldoorn, the Netherlands
1994 – Artexpo, Bucharest
1994 – Simeza Gallery, Bucharest
1993 – Hazelaar Gallery, Soest, the Netherlands
1992 – World Exhibition - Sevilla – The Era of Discovery, The Romanian
Pavillion, curators Mihai Oroveanu and Coriolan Babeţi, Sevilla, Spain
1992 – Sculpture Symposium, Borchel En Schaft, the Netherlands
1991 – Auriga, Orizont Gallery, Bucharest
1990 – 9+9, Dalles Hall, curator Mihai Oroveanu, Bucharest
1990 – Darie Dup and Maria Cocea -Sculptures and Drawings, Simeza Gallery,
2010 – The XXII-nd Sculpture International Conference, Sculpture Center, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
2009 – Sculpture in the 21-st Century, Workshop with William Tucker, Darie Dup
and Reka Csapo Dup, UNA, Bucharest
ART WORKS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:
Auriga-The Soldier Step, Stephan Janssen Collection, State University Art Museum, Phoenix, U.S.A.
King Michael of Romania Collection, Bucharest
The National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
The Art Museum, Bacău
The Art Museum, Galaţi
Several private collections in Romania, Switzerland, France, Germany, the Netherlands.
2012 – Nicolae Titulescu, Rizari Park, Athens
2005 – Andrei Şaguna monument, Andrei Şaguna University, Constanţa, Romania
2004 – Monument Project, Sfântul Gheorghe, Romania
Măgura Sculpture Park, Romania
Borchel En Schaft Sculpture Park, the Netherlands
ARTICLES AND STUDIES:
Arta Magazine, Sculpture, No. 8-9, Bucharest, 2013.
Arta Magazine, Art in public space, No. 1, Bucharest, 2011.
Stefania Kenley / Darie Dup, Reflexions about a discovered house, in Arhitectura
No. 1, 2011.
Mihai Oroveanu, Artists Studios, Darie Dup, vol. 1, pp. 47-51, Noi Media Print, Bucharest, 2008.
Mircea Deac, Critical and documentary LEXICON. Painters, Sculptors and Drawers from Romania, Medro Publishing House, Bucharest, 2008.
Georgina Maddox,Romanian Rhapsody. The NGMA plays host to yet another international exhibition , ArtBeat, in The Indian Express, Mumbay,
10 December 2007, India.
Corina Boisnard, Substance for feelings- Darie Dup, in Caesar, No. 26, 2006, Bucharest.
Ruxandra Balaci, L’art contemporain en Roumanie, in MANIFESTA 2 catalogue, 1998, Luxembourg, pp.257-259.
Biennale di Venezia- Ein Rundgang, in KUNSTFORUM, No. 31/1995 p. 159.
Constantin Prut, Darie Dup, L' Art Roumain, Reperes Contemporains,
p. 37, UAP Publishing House, Bucharest, 1995.
Other articles about the artist in journals and art magazines: Adevărul, Arhitext, Arhitectura, Arta, Artelier, Dilema Veche, Igloo, Observatorul Cultural, România Literară, and other publications with texts by:
Laszlo Beke, Coriolan Babeţi, Ruxandra Balaci, Mihai Oroveanu, Adrian Guţă,
Andra Matzal, Gheorghe Iova, Simona Năstac, Adela Văetişi, Theodor Redlow,
Alexandra Titu, and many others.
Darie Dup Axis Mundi #3, text by Gheorghe Iova, Museum of Târgu Jiu,
Darie Dup Axis Mundi #1, text by Reli Mocanu, Mogosoaia Palace, Bucharest, 2014.
150 years of National Art University (UNA), Bucharest, 2014.
Elisabeta Palace, the Royalty Center in Romania nowadays, Prince Radu of
Hohenzollern-Veringen, Humanitas Publishing House, Bucharest. 2006.
Versions of Transfiguration, László Beke, Sorin Dumitrescu, Mucsarnok/Anastasia, Budapest, 1998.
Zeitgenössiche Rumänische Kunst, Adrian Guţă, Ruxandra Balaci, Mihai Oroveanu, Leipzig, Germany, 1998.
Experiment in Romanian Art since 1960, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, coordinator Alexandra Titu, Bucharest, 1997.
L' Eredità di Brancusi in Romania: dal taglio diretto alla scultura mentale,
1965-1995, Coriolan Babeţi, Ed. Arte in, Istituto Romeno di Cultura e Ricerca Umanistica,Venezia, 1995.
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