Banana Taped To Wall By Maurizio Cattelan Sells For $120K At Art Basel
Wondering how you didn't think of it first? You're not alone.
It might be time to change your line of work because fruit taped to the wall is where people are cashing in.
Maurizio Cattelan’s latest work of art called “The Comedian” is arguably one of the most talked-about sculptures at this year’s Art Basel — for various reasons.
The art consisted of a banana duct-taped to a wall and it sold for $120,000.
Some art admirers were more impressed with his 2017 golden toilet. The $6-million throne was stolen from England’s Blenheim Palace over the summer.
Weezie Chandler said, “You can do anything and once you’re established you can get away with it.”
Many believe this work of art represents the art world and its gaping wealth inequalities. Others advise not to think that deep.
The first two pieces according to ARTnews.com were sold for $120,000, a third is being sold for $150,000.