Italian Artist Mario Ceroli’s Rich, Giant Ocean Wave Sculptures

by Owen James Burke

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“Maestrale.” Photo via Mario Ceroli’s website

In fact, he’s honored by many as being a most obscure yet influential father of Italian Arte Povera (“Poor, or Post-War Art”), but these wave sculptures, titled “La Vague” and “Maestrale,” are nothing if not rich in glamorous, meticulous detail.

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“La Vague.” 1992. Photo: Tornabuoni Art, Paris

I’d go so far as to say that it would be to my great pleasure to have such a display in my living room, but it might result in my never leaving the couch.

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Photo: tate_ellen/Flickr

Read more about Ceroli and view more of his art on his website. — OJB

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