Da destra a sinistra: Missoni, Sweater, Men F/W 1981, Andrea Romano, KENNY ROGERS, 2012, Alessandro Agudio, Lulu?, 2012
  Beatrice Marchi, Rufus; le persone che amo, quando mi imitano, tendono a somigliarsi, 2011, Maurizio Cannavacciuolo, Untitled, 1999 e Missoni, Sweater, Men F/W 1981
Stefano Arienti, Untitled, 1995 ca. 4 slides, 4 viewers, Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia 
 Maurizio Cannavacciuolo, Untitled, 1999, Courtesy: the artist and Galleria 1000eventi,   MilanTahiti 1989, 2011

Dario Guccio, Spin-off #1, 2012 Courtesy: the artist

Davide Stucchi, Untitled, 2012, Courtesy: the artist
  Alessandro Agudio, Lulu?, 2012
Massimo Grimaldi, Tahiti 1989, 2011, Courtesy: the artist and Zero…, Milan
Beatrice Marchi, Rufus; le persone che amo, quando mi imitano, tendono a somigliarsi, 2011
Missoni, Sweater, Men F/W 1981, Courtesy: Archivio Missoni
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SCENARIO 1……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
JASPER…I’m glad they missed you, amigo. Losing you an Baby Diego on the same day would be too much grief to bear. You did hear about Baby Diego.
THEO…….You kidding me?
JASPER…They say he was completely wasted.
THEO…….Baby Diego was always wasted.
JASPER…He was a wanker.
THEO…….Yeah, but he was the youngest wanker on the planet.
JASPER…Quite true. Quite true.
SCENARIO 2……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
We make things. We make one thing after another, endlessly.
We adopt aesthetic tendencies that can be easily labeled, in as much as those are ready- made strategies of communication. A fellow of us used to describe a thing he made as follows: “This work is the sum of formal choices whose goal is to be interpreted as hard to be interpreted, so you are led not to look at the object but rather at yourself in the act of looking.”
We know that art critics will need words to clutch at; therefore we put down a couple of sentences in oder to please them: The art works featured in this exhibition are all frustrated by their bi-dimensional character and by art’s inescapable doom of ending up in mere (bi -dimensional) pictures. They aim at eluding their sleek surfaces, sneaking into the exhibition space and meeting the visitor. Since they are conceived as trickeries whose ambition is to delight, seduce, or even mislead their audience, they are unstably balanced between virtuosity and clumsiness, theatricality and naked truth, behavior and belief.
SCENARIO 3……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
The anti-corruption investigations carried out by the judges came to be collectively called “Mani pulite”. No political party was spared, but in some parties corruption had become more endemic than elsewhere.
During the “Mani pulite” period Bettino Craxi (the leader of then-ruling coalition) tried to use a daring defense tactic: He maintained that all parties took money illegally to finance their activities. His defense was therefore not to declare himself innocent, but everybody guilty.
POSE POSITION
Alessandro Agudio, Stefano Arienti, Maurizio Cannavacciulo, Massimo Grimaldi, Dario Guccio, Beatrice Marchi, Missoni, Andrea Romano, Lorenzo Senni, Davide Stucchi
Organized by Gasconade 
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