• Marco Mazzucconi

    Galleria Franz Paludetto

    Marco Mazzucconi’s manipulations of transparent films and fields of solid color over aluminum sheets appropriate a look of mechanical reproduction. This appropriated, or feigned, look, combined with the artistic use of images, text, and painting, results in a kind of collage, or graft. The elements in Mazzucconi’s works include text in several languages, draped leather and granite, 50,000-lire bills, and playing cards; they are often repeated, cropped, and inverted. Like his use of mechanically produced images, Mazzucconi’s use of painting, here monochromatic stripes and squares, maintains a

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