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Ce lot est vendu avec un certificat d'authenticité de l'artiste.
This lot is sold with a certificate of authentication by the artist.
Maurizio Calvesi, Marotta, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2007, n. 8 et n. 34.
Fulvio et Napoleone Ferrari Luce, Lampade 1968-1973: Il Nuovo Design Italiano, Turin, 2002, n. 163.
Domus, avril 1968.
Exposition monographique, Galleria dell'Ariete, Milan, 1968.
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'NINFEA', A NEON, METHACRYLATE AND PLYWOOD WALL APPLIQUE BY GINO MAROTTA, 1964
For Gino Marotta, Nature is no longer imitated but is instead replaced, by an object with a clear aesthetic purpose, furnishing spaces and able to circumscribe and determine them.
He has always been aware of the existing parallel between his creations and the world of design, volontarily concieving pieces intended for serial production, for the most part in a limited series. A principal and symbolism repeated by the Ninfea applique, as with the sofa shaped as a large water lily (ninfea in Italian) with leaf shaped cushions of the same period