Maurizio Cattelan's latest provocative work — a banana taped to a wall with duct tape — was sold for $120,000 at Art Basel Miami. "The fact that somebody buys it makes the piece," the founder of the gallery that represents Cattelan said.https://t.co/7ytcomLlAE— The New York Times (@nytimes) 6 de diciembre de 2019
A banana taped to a wall of an art gallery was sold for $120,000.00 this week. Three buyers at Art Basel Miami, who paid between $120,000 and $150,000 each for such pieces. And two additional artist proofs (also bananas) are going to museums.
The objective of the piece is to offer insight into how we assign worth to objects, according to the artist, Maurizio Cattelan.
Do you think lack of talent and technique and tacking on a dumb commentary to random trash has turned contemporary art into a joke, ONTD?