Ioana Vlasiu

Ioana Vlasiu, PhD in art history, is a senior researcher I. She graduated from Nicolae Grigorescu Institute of Fine Arts in 1996; since then she has been working at the Institute of Art History, where she served as deputy director between 1990 and 1995. Member of the Academic Board of IAH and member of the editorial board of Revue Roumaine d'Histoire de l'Art. Série Beaux-Arts. Head of the Department for Modern Art and Architecture since 1990. She also was the first Romanian editor for RIHA Journal.     

Contact
- e-mail: istartro@yahoo.com; - correspondence: Institutul de Istoria Artei G. Oprescu, Calea Victoriei 196, sector 1, CP 010098, Bucharest, Romania

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Program of the Romanian Academy - Encyclopedia of Romanian Art:

- director of the projects:

Dictionary of sculptors

Repertory of exhibitions in Bucharest.1868-1914

Dictionary of art collections and collectors in Romania
Artists and their travels

National research projects:
- director of the project “The Saint of Montparnasse” from Document to Myth: A Century of Constantin Brancusi Exegesis (2011-2014)

- coordinator of IAH research teams for the joint projects:

Study on Fundamental Symbols of Visual Communication (2003-2005) 
CyberMuseum of Romanian Art Universities (2005-2007)


TEACHING

- invited professor at the National University of Arts, Bucharest; courses in the history of Romanian modern art (1990, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001).


GRANTS, RESEARCH RESIDENCIES

- 1994: grant from Getty Foundation, USA

- 1993: senior fellowship at Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study
- in the 70s and the 80s:
research residencies funded by the Romanian Academy or by the Romanian Union of Artists in Poland, USSR, DDR, Czechoslovakia.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
· Romanian National Committee
of CIHA (Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art)
· Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art (AICA)
· Romanian Union of Artists

· member of Al. Tzigara-Samurcaș Foundation


CO-ORGANIZER OF INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIA AND EXHIBITIONS

Ioana Vlasiu has participated to the organization of several colloquia and exhibitions:

Les couleurs de l'avant-garde. L'art en Roumanie, 1910-1950, exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Lisbon, 2009

Symbolist Themes and Motifs in European Art around 1900international symposium at G. Oprescu Institute of Art History, Bucharest, 2007

Mémoire sculptée de l'Europe et de ses aires d'influence XVIIe-XXe siècles, colloquium, Conseil de l’Europe, Strasbourg, 2001

Brancusi at his Zenith. And what next?, international symposium, Bucharest, 2001
Art and Ideology in Central and Eastern Europe, Romanian Academy & G. Oprescu Institute & IREX (
International Research and Exchanges Board), Bucharest, 1992


CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA ORGANIZED AT G. OPRESCU INSTITUTE

2013: After Brancusi
2009:
Futurism Today. 100 Years of the Futurist Manifesto

2007: Grigorescu and Modernity
2004: The last Classic. Gheorghe Anghel Centennial

2003: Three meanings of modernity, three anniversaries: Victor Brauner, Alexandru Ciucurencu, Octav Grigorescu


CONFERENCE PAPERS


BOOKS

Vasile Popescu (monograph),  Ed. Meridiane, București, 1971

Dimitrie Ghiață (monograph), Ed. Meridiane, București, 1985

Anii ’20, tradiția și pictura românească,  Ed. Meridiane, București, 2000

Milița Petrașcu (monograph), Ed. ARC, Chișinău, 2004




EDITED BOOKS

Dicționarul sculptorilor din RomâniaVol. I  A-G) and Vol. II (H-Z), Editura Enciclopedică, București, 2011-2012
Nicolae Grigorescu si modernitatea, Ed. DoMinor, București, 2008. Ioana Vlasiu: editor and author of the paper 'Grigorescu și metamorfozele receptării critice', p. 67-77

JOINT VOLUMES

Articles / chapters in:  

Tezaurul Academiei Române, vol. V: Colecții de artă (series ed. by acad. Ionel Haiduc and acad. Păun Ion Otiman; volume edited by Marina Sabados), Editura Academiei Române, București, 2014

Istoria românilor. Vol. IX: România în anii 1940-1947, ed. by Dinu C. Giurescu, Editura Enciclopedică, București, 2008 

Noi studii ale avangardei, ed. by Călin Stegeran, Editura Risoprint, Cluj-Napoca, 2006

Constantin Brâncuși: destinul postum, ed. by Silviu Angelescu, București, 2002

Látvány és gondolat, ed. by Gh. Vida, Editura Kriterion, București, 1991

Arta populară a aromânilor din Dobrogea, Editura Meridiane, București, 1979


ENCYCLOPEDIAS, DICTIONARIES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Articles / entries on Romanian art and artists in:   

International Repertory of the Literature of Art (RILA), Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass.

Bibliographie zur kunstgeschichtlichen Literatur în ost- und südosteuropäischen Zeitschriften, München, Zentralinstitut fur Kunstgeschichte, 1974-1978; 1990-1993

Thieme-Becker, currently Saur Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, K.G. Saur Verlag, Leipzig, 1980-2008 – cca 100 entries

Grove Dictionary of Art, Macmillan Publishers, London, 1996

Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe. From the Congress of Vienna to the Fall of Communism, edited by Richard Frucht, New York and London,  2000

Enciclopedia artiștilor români contemporani, Editura Arc 2000, București, 2000

Un secol de sculptură românească: XX, Dicționar A-D, ed. by Alexandra Titu, Editura Meta, București, 2001


SELECTED ARTICLES


AWARDS

Prize for Art Criticism, awarded by the Union of Romanian Artists (1990)


REFERENCES

Istoria științelor în România. Istoriografia de artă în România, editor: Mircea Popescu, București, 1979; Catalogul experților, Societatea academică din România, București, 1997.

The writings of Ioana Vlasiu were reviewed, cited or mentioned by Sanda Agalidi, Barbu Brezianu, Theodor Enescu, Amelia Pavel, Călin Dan, Magda Cârneci, Mihai Ispir, Marina Preutu, Vasile Florea, Irina Genova (Bulgaria), Crisztina Passuth (Hungary), Andras Zwickl (Hungary), Dragoș Gheorghiu, Paola Mola (Italy), Ioana Beldiman, Ruxandra Demetrescu, Anca Oroveanu, Costin Hostiuc, Maria Crișan, Carmen Popescu, Jean-David Jumeau-Lafond (France).