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Aurel Cojan

Artworks

Scène de rue, 2000, aquarelle, 65 x 105 cm
Scène de rue, 2000, aquarelle, 65 x 105 cm
Aurel Cojan
Aurel Cojan - Paysage de campagne, 1998, aquarelle, 80 x 120 cm
Aurel Cojan
Aurel Cojan - Saint-Paul, 1998, fusain, 75 x 110 cm
Paysage, 1997, huile sur toile, 55 x 65 cm
Paysage, 1997, huile sur toile, 55 x 65 cm
Scène de rue, 2000, aquarelle, 65 x 105 cm
Aurel Cojan
Aurel Cojan
Paysage, 1997, huile sur toile, 55 x 65 cm

Exhibitions(principal)

Personal

Collective

Biographie

1914 Born in Beceni (a small village in Roumania) in a well-to-do family which eventually lost everything.

1945 - 1947 One-man shows at the Hassefer Gallery, and in the halls of the Athenée in Romania. Afterwards, and for fifteen years, he was not allowed to exhibit his work.

1948 Marriage to Iléana, a painter, now deceased.

1967 More than sixty of his paintings were shown at an international tribute to Brancusi organized in Bucarest.

1969 He moves to Paris.

1978 Dany Block discovers him at the Modern Art Museum of Paris.

1983 Received the award “Chevalier des Arts et Lettres » from the French Ministry of Culture.

1995 The French magazine “Beaux-Arts” publishes the first article about him “Aurel Cojan’s Horrible Youth” by Eric Suchère.

1996 At 81, he receives the Young Painter Prize awarded by Beaux Arts Magazine.

1997 He enters the Alain Margaron Gallery, which becomes his exclusive dealer.

2005 Dies in Paris at 91.

Bibliography

– « Aurel Cojan », Alain Margaron Editeur, 2001

– « Le Piéton de l’air », texte d’Emmanuel Daydé, Alain Margaron Editeur, 2009

Public Collections

Musée national d’art de Roumanie à Bucarest

Presentation

Aurel Cojan (1914-2005)