Artist: Napoleon Tiron und Stefan Tiron
* 1976 in Velenii de Munte/Romania
1983-94 Lyzeum Bukarest
1984-95 Highschool, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
1999 Italian State Scholarship in Rome
1996-2000 Studied Art History in Bukarest
Anchorage, Alasaka, Bukarest and Austria
* 1935 in Oasele/Glatzi
1964-70 Art Academy in Bukarest
Since 1990 Professor of Sculpture at the University of Fine Art in Bukarest
Bukarest, Venice, Paris, Ireland, Holland and Austria
Romania was strongly influenced by the migration of the peoples, but even before - in the Neolithic and Paleolithic times - some cultures had influenced Romania, like the Cucuteni-Tripoljie.
Back then, just as today, the spiral was seen as the universal symbol of life, for this, the colour red was always used as a sign of eternal life. Black was used to symbolize the cycle of nature.
The cave bear (Ursus peleus) was regarded as a symbol of life in the Paleolithic in the Carpathians. There, the skulls of bears found in various positions within the caves are evident of the first traces of cultural life whatsoever.
Various red, metallic substances were used as burial elements. Together with the wolf and the eagle, the bear later became part of the legendary Triade.
Napoleon Tiron und Stefan Tiron
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