Mid-Century Modern Wooden Wall Relief by Nerone & Patuzzi / Gruppo NP2
Beautiful wooden artwork by Nerone & Patuzzi (Gruppo NP2), Torino, Italy, 1970. The panel is composed of of carved wooden forms, aluminium, zinc and copper. Style: Abstract Constructivism. In an excellent condition.
Gruppo NP2 was founded in 1962 by Nerone Ceccarelli & Giancarlo Patuzzi. They experimented with new sources of poetic expression from the materials. Ceccarelli was the creator of the artworks, he studied in Florence and Venice, it was the last city where he met Carlo Scarpa who was of a big influence in the search for details and compositional balance. Nerone & Patuzzi worked together with architects, among them names as Marcel Breur and Oscar Niemeyer but also worked in private commission as well as important sculptures for the public space.