Marcel Olinescu (1896-1992)
Olinescu graduated Fine Arts Academy Bucharest in 1923.
Olinescu was part of the ”Grupul Grafic” (1938-1946). Debuts in 1923 with a painting exhibition in Bucharest, where after he attended the ”Official Salons of Black and White” in 1940, 1943, 1946, at the exhibition of ”Grupul Grafic” and then at drawing and engraving saloons.
Solo exhibitions in Bucharest: 1923, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1962, 1967 (retrospective), 1972.
Solo exhibitions in Botosani 1927.
Solo exhibitions in Arad: 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937.
Awards at ”Official Salon”: 1928, 1933, 1938.
Marcel Olinescu was representing Romania at Venice Biennale in 1960 in a group exhibition including: Paintings by George Petrașcu. Drawings and engravings by Gheorghe Adoc, Zoltan Andrássy, Corina Beiu Angheluță, Gheorghe Boțan, Geta Brătescu, Eva Cerbu, Marcel Chirnoagă, Ștefan Constantinescu, Cornelia Daneț, Vasile Dobrian, Emilia Dumitrescu, Ana Iliuț, Gheorghe Ivancenco, Puia Hortensia Masichievici, Natalia Matei, Iosif Mátyás, Gheorghe Naum, Nicolae Iulian Olariu, Marcel Olinescu, Jules Perahim, Eugen Popa, Victor Silvester, Béla Gy Szabó, Gheorghe Șaru, Traian Vasai. Commissioner: Jules Perahim.
Collaborates with drawings and engravings for literary journals: Hyperion, Universul Literar, Adevăru Literar și Artistic, Cuvântul Liber; Viața Literară, Datina and others.
Is the author of studies and books on folklore: Mitologie românească, Balade populare.