Index of artists

Lots by the artist  Manfredo Massironi (1937-2011) at auction

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Assemblage of a small gray, blue, red and green painted solid wood doors. Prototype

cm 70x70

1972

Lineare Zeta color

Code: 31744

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Framed

Certificate of authenticity and provenance on photo by Nikol Art inventory MMLZ /GRVB / OP / 672. Acquired directly from the artist in 1972

Prototype created by Massironi for Nikol. Provenance: Nikol Art, Padova. Unique piece. LINEARE / ZETA is a design by Manfredo Massironi and its prerogative lies in the geometric pattern of the doors which allows to create a variety of kinetic images with a strong visual impact. The present work manifests itself to the viewer in 4 different perception modes, depending on the side of observation, as the accompanying photos show. Literature: Fabio D'Ambrosio, "Manfredo Massironi – Ricerca visiva e arte / Arte e ricerca visiva", Editore Milano, Macerata 24 May - 12 June 2007, p.23 fig.1; "Manfredo Massironi – La dinamica dell’oggetto visivo", Allemandi Editore, Padova, 20 December 2008 - 8 March 2009, p. 163

Private sale

Structure with rotated red card squares inside a wood and glass case

cm 100x25x5

1964

Struttura a 48 quadrati ruotati

Code: 29227

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Framed

Photo-certificate by the artist. Certificate of provenance by Nikol Art with no. MMQR48/BXR/OP/973

Private sale

Structure composed of 9 containers with double doors in black painted solid wood

cm 52x52,5x12

1972

Lineare/Zeta

Code: 30586

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Framed

Certificate of authenticity and provenance by Nikol Art, inventario MMLZ /N1T / OP /1272

Prototype created by Massironi for Nikol. Provenance: Nikol Art, Padova. Unique piece. LINEARE / ZETA is a design by Manfredo Massironi and its prerogative lies in the geometric pattern of the doors which allows to create a variety of kinetic images with a strong visual impact. The containers, manufactured by NIKOL since 1973, can have doors with a back or double doors (like this prototype). Literature: Fabio D'Ambrosio, "Manfredo Massironi – Ricerca visiva e arte / Arte e ricerca visiva", Editore Milano, Macerata 24 May - 12 June 2007, p.23 fig.1; "Manfredo Massironi – La dinamica dell’oggetto visivo", Allemandi Editore, Padova, 20 December 2008 - 8 March 2009, p. 163 (“Container LINEARE / ZETA of 1974-1975 with passing glass doors, which acts as an interference element between the container and its content, i.e. the volumes and the objects placed inside).

Fire stamp Nikol Design Manfredo Massironi

Private sale

Assemblage of small red painted solid wood doors. Prototype

cm 64,5x65x1

1972

Lineare /Zeta 16 ante a quadrati multipli

Code: 27861

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Prototype realized by Massironi in scale 1: 5 for Nikol. Certificate of provenance by Nikol Art, inventory no. MMLZ 165/RO/OP/672. The prerogative of Linear / zeta lies in the geometric pattern of the doors which allows to create a variety of kinetic images with a strong visual impact. This work is characterized by the presence of five completed squares and other mixed elements

Fire stamp "Nikol design Manfredo Massironi". Literature: "La dinamica dell'oggetto visivo", Editore Allemandi p.163. "Ricerca visiva e arte/Arte e ricerca visiva", Editore Fabio D'Ambrosio, p.23

Private sale

Assemblage of small black painted solid wood doors. Prototype

cm 64,5x65x1

1972

Lineare/Zeta 16 ante a quadrato singolo

Code: 27272

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Prototype realized by Massironi in scale 1: 5 for Nikol. Certificate of provenance by Nikol Art, inventory n. MMLZ161/NE/OP/672. The present work has the same kinetic features as the previous lot (lot 624); here there is a central square from which concave and convex elements alternate

Fire stamp of "Nikol design Manfredo Massironi" on the reverse. Literature: "La dinamica dell'oggetto visivo", Editore Allemandi, p.163; "Ricerca visiva e arte/Arte e ricerca visiva", Editore Fabio D'Ambrosio, p.23

Private sale

Black and white multilayer wood structure,1: 4 scale. Unique piece

cm 60X60X13

1969

TICHO/BI

Code: 26897

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Unframed

Certificate of provenance by Nikol Art, with archive no. MMTB/14NB/OP/1070

Fire stamp of Nikol Art on the reverse. Bibliography: "La Dinamica dell'oggetto visivo", Allemandi Editore, p.163; DOMUS 533, April 1974. Hemispherical structure in multilayer wood with interlocking orthogonal planes, all fourteen painted in black and white. First of the two works realized to study the alternation of black and white in a hanging structure.

Prototype created by Massironi for Nikol. Provenance: Nikol Art, Padova; acquired from the artist in 1970

Private sale

Structure in white lacquered wood.

cm 120x120

1973

TICHO / BI

IN POST AUCTION

Lot: 33

Auction of Design and Kinetic Art

Unique session

Unframed

Nikol Internazionale 1973

Hemispherical hanging bookcase with orthogonal interlocking shelves.

Price: 3.500 €  + buyer's premium  24%

plus shipment costs

Dark green multilayer wood structure,1: 4 scale. Unique piece

cm 60x60x13

1969

TICHO/BI

Code: 29891

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Unframed

Certificate of authenticity and provenance by Nikol Art, with archive no. MMTB/VEB/OP/170

Fire stamp of Nikol Art on the reverse.

Prototype created by Massironi for Nikol. Provenance: Nikol Art, Padova; acquired from the artist in 1970

Private sale

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