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Maquette spatiale

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Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
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Ettore Sottsass (1917 - 2007)

Maquette spatiale

1947

Tôle, fil métallique, bois

53,3 x 17 x 18,5 cm

Inscriptions :Sculpture signée et datée "122047ES"

Achat, 2015

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2015-1-13

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Description for the presentation 2015-2016 in the National Museum of Modern Art

An abstract architectural composition, this work by Ettore Sotsass participates in the re-thinking of abstraction that took place in Italy in the immediate post-war years, documented in the exhibition Arte astratta e arte concreta held in Milan in 1947, at which Sotsass showed. At the intersection of sculpture, architecture and design, this “spatial model” makes reference to such avant-garde tendencies as Constructivism and Neo-Plasticism. It coincides, too, with Lucio Fontana’s Manifesto spazialista (1949), which promoted the idea of the “ambiente spaziale”, an environment to be activated,...

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