Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan - Comedian Banana
Artwork(s) In Focus, Art News   |   Angie Kordic

Maurizio Cattelan's Comedian, a banana duct-taped to a wall, became part of The Guggenheim's permanent collection by an anonymous donation.

Artwork(s) In Focus, Top Lists, Art History   |   Elena Martinique

Gold as a material has been captivating artists for millennia. Here is a list of some of the most famous gold artworks from modern and contemporary art.

Domenico Barra Sliced Banana After Cattelan and Banksy
Art Market   |   Widewalls Editorial

What do Banksy's shredded canvas and Maurizio Cattelan's (eaten) banana mean for the art market and the buy-sell transactions?

Maurizio Cattelan Art
Artist(s) in Focus, Artwork(s) In Focus, Top Lists   |   Elena Martinique

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.

maurizio cattelan banana
Top Lists, Art News   |   Elena Martinique

The art events of 2019 have stirred many emotions - we were impressed, amazed and in awe, but also scandalized, shocked, and outraged.

Yves Klein and Dino Buzzati, Zone de Sensibilite Picturale Immaterielle, 1962
Artwork(s) In Focus, Art History   |   Balasz Takac

In 1959, Yves Klein produced a project called Zone of immaterial pictorial sensibility, considered as a pioneering art piece that criticized the art system.

ABMB19, Galleries, Perrotin, PR
Art History   |   IdeelArt

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?

maurizio cattelan banana
Artwork(s) In Focus, Art News   |   Angie Kordic

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?