The Hero’s Journey of Stefano Gentile

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s the possibility to communicate a message through an image

What is my idea of perfect happiness? The consciousness that perfect happiness does not exist and, however, be happy the most time of my life

What is my greatest fear? we won’t stop to fucking up this world

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I’m lazy, very lazy, too lazy

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Banksy, above all, and, generally, who is capable to effort and expose himself for an idea

What is my greatest extravagance? I’ve not great extravagance, I think being an ordinary man with an addiction to Tv series.

On what occasion would I lie? two occasions: about my weight and if I don’t want to going out with someone and I prefer stay on my couch

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Public relations, even if I like to be in the core

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? When I did my first solo show, 3 year ago and a girl cried in front of a touching painting of mine

If I could, what would I change about myself? 10 year less is possible?

What is my greatest achievement in work? at the moment, being appreciated even out of my country

What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me? it let you free to paint just what you want

Where would I most like to live? At the moment, I’d like to live on the north-west coast of Usa, or the British Columbia district. Two months ago was New York, maybe, tomorrow would be Shanghai

What is my most marked characteristic? I think it’s my ironic point of view, in my work, and my rationality in managing my emotions

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? My city is not so inspirational

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? no place is like a homemade coffee, but a japanese diner

What books influenced my life and how? The catcher in the rye, when I was young and the Master and Marguerite. they let me see the reality of this world and the surreality out of this world

Who are my favorite writers? Jonathan Coe, Ernest Hemingway, Agotha Kristoff

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? Hoppipolla, Sigur Ròs

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Bogart, Santiago the fisherman, Wendell Bud White in LA Confidential, Bruce Banner

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Unhappy the land that needs a hero, said Brecht. And our land needs a lot of heroes. Every man and girl fight to make this world less deplorable.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Bladerunner

What role plays art in my life and work? Art is my work, no other words to describe it.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My father

Whom would I like to work with in 2017? I do not think it’s possible, but if I could dream, I say John Brosio

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017? every people is really interested to propagate my art. And John Brosio.

What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on? No one in particular, but, after exposing in Germany, last year, I’d like to try in USA

Where can you see me or my work in 2017? At the moment some of my artwork is exposed in Villa Berberich, in Germany, or you can find them at White Noise Gallery, Rome, or even at Kerstan gallery, Stuttgart. If you want follow me and my art, check my fb page or my histogram profile or my web

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? If you do your work with passion, you can continue till the end of your days.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story? Valeria Margherita Mosca, chef and founder of Wood-ing, Jacopo Manfren, stylist and photographer, Alice Zannoni, curator

How can you contact me?

FB: Stefanogentileart

Instagram: Stefano gentile art



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