The Infinite Profile-
Renato Bertelli was an italian Sculpture wich adress a bust of Benito Mussolini, Il Duce, head of the Italian Fascist Party.
His statute, ‘Profilo Continuo’ was made in 1933, The image intend to keep Mussolini’s own self-publicity of the time, which presented him in the role of technological and cultural pioneer. In addition the idea of continuity as an endless portarit depict the power and ubicuity of the dictator.
Even though this sculpture is not well know and had no impact on the art history I use it as a reference to create sculpture prototypes of teh most influencial men realted to the internet revolution. Far from Mussolini, ideologicaly, this famous enterprenours keep with him something in common, his ubicuity and power and his obssesion with technological developments.
The bust of the 10 most incluencial men on technological companies had being made: Larry Page and Sergey Brin (Google) , Bill Gates (Microsoft) , Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak (Apple), Chad Hurley and Steve Chen ( You tube ), Mark Zuckerberg ( Facebook ) Jeff Bezos ( Amazon ) and Pierre Morad Omidyar ( ebay ).