Maurizio Cattelan's Comedian, a banana duct-taped to a wall, became part of The Guggenheim's permanent collection by an anonymous donation.
What do Banksy's shredded canvas and Maurizio Cattelan's (eaten) banana mean for the art market and the buy-sell transactions?
While America and Comedian are in the center of attention now, let's take a look at some of Maurizio Cattelan's most controversial works of art so far.
In 1959, Yves Klein produced a project called Zone of immaterial pictorial sensibility, considered as a pioneering art piece that criticized the art system.
Comedian (2019), a conceptual sculpture of a yellow banana stuck to a white wall with silver duct tape by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, asks the question What is art?
It is probably the biggest headline of this year's Art Basel in Miami - Maurizio Cattelan's duct-taped banana sells for $120,000. Where do we stand on it?