Biography

Victor Ciato

(b. 1938 in Sudrigiu, Romania) lives and works in Cluj.
Graduated in 1964 from the Ion Andreescu Fine Arts Institute, Cluj.
Held a teaching position at the University of Art and Design, Cluj between 1964 and 2008.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011
Variations in the spirit of the Tang system, Plan B, Berlin, DE
Momentul 0, Plan B, Cluj, RO

1983
Structuri Paralele Om-Peisaj, UAP Gallery, Cluj, RO

1977
Painting, Drawing, UAP Gallery, Cluj, RO

1974
Untitled, UAP Gallery, Cluj, RO

1973
Artistes Etrangers, Boursiers du Gouvernement Français, Cité Internationale des Arts, Salle Sandoz, Paris, FR

1968
Aquarelles, Kalinderu Gallery, Bucharest, RO (solo with Doina Hordovan)

1967
Aquarelles, UAP Gallery, Cluj, RO

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Track Changes, curated by Plan B at Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo, BR

2015
BERLIN SHOW #4: Inventory, Plan B, Berlin, DE

2014
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon at the Drawing Room, London, UK
Between the Lines. Ion Bitzan, Rudolf Bone, Victor Ciato, Andreea Ciobica, Horia Damian, Istvan Kancsura, Ioachim Nica, Mihai Olos, Miklos Onucsan, Mircea Spataru, Sorin Vreme, Plan B, Cluj, RO

2011
East Ex East, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT

2001
Hand Painted, The Hungarian Artists Association Gallery, Budapest, HU

1999
Untitled, Gartenflügel Gallery, Ziegelbrücke, CH

1996
Experiment in Romanian Art since 1960, National Museum of Art, Cluj, RO

1995
Hora Romaneasca, Kunststation Kleinsassen, Hofbieber-Kleinsassen, DE

1994
Romanian Cultural Center, Paris, FR

1992
Fourth International Asian European Art Biennial, Ankara, TR

1990
The Republican Exhibition, Bucharest, RO

1986
The 8th International Biennale of Painting, Kosice, SK

1975
Festival International de la Peinture, Cagnes-sur-Mer, FR
UAP Cluj (Union of Artists) exhibition, Berlin, DE

1972
Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, RO

1968
The National Exibition, Dalles Hall, Bucharest, RO (yearly participation until 1986)
UAP Cluj (Artists' Union) exhibition, Titograd (Podgorica), MNE

Bibliography

Articles and reviews
  • 2012
    Neal, Jane. ”What Lies Beneath. Painting and the archaeology of invisibility,” Flash Art, August-September, 2012.

    2011
    Cacio, Adelina. ”Victor Ciato at Plan B,” Iacob Bogdan.wordpress.com, April, 2011.
    ”VICTOR CIATO Variations in the spirit of the Tang System,” Artmap, 2011.