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Il BOTto

botto

 

1970

mixed technique L 60 cm

English meaning: ‘Shot-Explosion-Bang’

Explanation: a stick of dynamite is ready to explode. On the dynamite’s body ther’ s the ‘BOT’ header (the italian equivalent of the British or American Treasury Bonds).
Adding the syllable ‘to’ at the end of ‘BOT’ the result is ‘BOTto’ (explosion).

This is an ironic allusion to inflation started in 1973 caused by the first energy crisis.