Do Not Despise Children's Collections!
Have you ever thought that no collection is being put together about us, the people of today, and that as a consequence we will not be represented in the museums of the future? Has anyone preserved samples of toilet paper of the last decade, has anyone deemed necessary to
Aristide Caradja, Entomologist And Philosopher
Member of the Romanian Academy A Written Report at the Public Meeting on the 20th of April 1945 In every social group, may that be family, social class, nation, village, city, region, country, in every institution or social organization, an elite is automatically and spontaneously
Aristide Caradja, Princeps Biologorum Romaniae
I did not meet the great, indefatigable entomologist Aristide Caradja (1861-1955), but everything I have found out about him from firsthand sources has helped me understand he was a unique personality, an absolutely fascinating man. It is undoubtedly an indirect kind of
Still, What Is A Collection?
Employment of the words collection and collector seems to have a settled semantic buttressing and clarity in all its meanings. I do not think that there is such a collector who would look for an established definition of these terms in encyclopaedias. A collector is confident
At A Bibliophilist's: Ion Iliescu
Another bibliophilist concerned with theoretical problems related to rare, old book evaluation is Ion Iliescu, Aesthetics professor at the University of Timişoara, the possessor of a rich and valuable collection. Author of many papers on aesthetics (Course of General Aesthetics),
The Icon On Wood - Sacred Collection Object
Painter and collector of icons, Sergiu Savin was born in Bucovina, at Horodnic. Although he is a native of Bucovina he left his village when he was a child, and went to Transylvania. He came in touch with his native land very late, when he was about 55. He wanted one day
A Fragile Collection - The Memory Of Glass Plates
The Romanian Peasant's Museum Motto: A photo is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. At the beginning of the 20th century, Alexandru Tzigara-Samurcaş1 was wandering around the villages of Oltenia and Bucovina, looking for folk art objects.
Among The Collections Of The Emil Sigerus Transylvanian Saxon Ethnographic Museum In Sibiu
click here for Emil Sigerus museum Established in 1997, the museum is an institution which brings upfront the contribution that the Transylvanian Saxons made to the development and enrichment of Romanian and world culture in over 800 years of existence in Transylvania.
Collections Of The Astra Transylvanian Folk Civilization Museum
The museum is the beneficiary of the patrimony, programme, theme and structure of the Asociaţiunea (Association) Museum. The latter was the first museum of the Romanians in Transylvania, opened in 1905, then closed in 1950 out of political reasons. Inaugurated in 1993,
Visiting The Şeulescu-Stere Collection
The old painting gallery of Ploieşti, established in 1931, represents the starting point of the Art Museum in Ploieşti, part of the current PrahovaCountyArt Museum. This painting gallery was established in the 1930's, very productive years for the appearance of galleries
The Art Collector Ion Minulescu
Shortly after World War I a new name amidst art collectors in the know started to compel recognition: that of poet Ion Minulescu. At that time, more intensely than in previous years, he would, due among others to his obligations as Director General of the Arts, visit exhibitions,
How I Became A Collector
The feelings for beauty and for art in general are multiple and diverse; they follow an ascending path, turning into a passion for the sensitive person, who loves it and who vibrates with emotion in front of any artistic manifestation situated on the realm of perfection.