Transient Possession

Collaborative drawings by Cesare Pietroiusti and the visitors of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, distributed for free and subject to transient possession. The bottom reads: The holder of this drawing commits to give it away, three months after having received it, to a person of their choice who lives south of them. All subsequent holders of this drawing acknowledge and agree to the above, thus accepting the same conditions of temporary possession.

The bottom of another print reads: “The holder of this drawing commits to give it away anywhere at any time to an unknown person they encounter with whom an intense meeting of gazes occurs. All subsequent holders of this drawing acknowledge and agree to the above, thus accepting the same conditions of temporary possession.


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