"The Epic of boxing, definita nel ‘700 noble art of self defense, well apply to a comparison with painting, although the latter is in need of being amended in the noble art of survival. The painter-boxer who stoically takes on the duel does not aspire to the "bag", but brings into play his own "ghirba" […] Thus began a brave fight with bare hands, because the great versatility of painting can not be attributed only to the instruments do, nor confined simply to the Zeitgeist. Beyond genres and styles, there is an obvious proximity / promiscuity that feeds, endless, relentlessly, restless, of memories and images, of demons and analogies, becoming an issue in its own way, and a method. As long as instances of reasons prior endure unscathed between the paradigms of this […] design fragmentary Pellegrini will latch on to the subject of Samorì eroded and in turn sublimate into volcanic strokes Maggis, sanctioning as a hypothetical ideal thread that runs throughout the history of art. "
Taken from the text Sine qua non Alberto Zanchetta.
Volume published on the occasion of the exhibition Sine Die at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Gibellina (2007).