On the occasion of his first solo show at the gallery, Gianni Motti decide to install spread out a unique installation in all the rooms : 'Moneybox'. First version of this work was created in 2009 : the financial crisis is in its full swing and hits head-on the industrialised countries leading the wreck of big banks, causing the markets to fall and threatens the worldwide economy. Suddenly « The Capital » of Karl Marx floats up to surface, even the liberal economists rediscover it quite openly as if the people were in desperate need of a philosophical explanation to the crisis. It is in this morose climate that the artist designs the Moneybox exhibition. Instead of devoting the budget of the exhibition to carry out a piece, Gianni Motti suggests to spread it out in broad daylight, only the whole money allocated for the production is exhibited. The budget becomes the piece.
Les dollars ne sont pas fournis, a la vente de l'oeuvre un certificat d'authenticite est remis a l'acquereur, pour installer l'oeuvre il doit retirer cet argent a la banque. A l'occasion de sa premiere exposition personnelle a la galerie, Gianni Motti choisit d'occuper tout l'espace du rez-de-chaussee de la galerie avec une installation unique : 'Moneybox'. La premiere version de cette oeuvre a ete concue en 2009 : la crise financiere bat son plein et frappe de plein fouet les pays industrialises entrainant le naufrage de grandes banques, faisant chuter les marches et menacant l'economie mondiale. Soudain "Le Capital" de Karl Marx refait surface, meme les economistes liberaux le redecouvrent sans fausse honte comme si les gens avaient desesperement besoin d'une explication philosophique a la crise. C'est dans ce climat morose que l'artiste concoit l'exposition Moneybox. Au lieu de consacrer le budget de l'exposition a la realisation d'une piece, Gianni Motti propose de l'etaler au grand jour, seule la totalite de l'argent alloue a la production est expose. Le budget devient oeuvre.

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Founded in Paris in 1990 by Emmanuel Perrotin, then 21 years old, the gallery has become one of the most
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