Provocative Art Basel Banana Gifted To Guggenheim Museum


New York City’s Guggenheim Museum was gifted the buzzy banana taped to a wall that was the talk of a 2019 Florida art fair according to the New York Times , in a show of support for the work’s artistic merit after the fruit drew fierce debate and derision, along with a price tag as high as $150,000. A woman poses in front of Maurizio Cattelan’s “Comedian” at Art Basel Miami 2019. Key Facts

The banana sculpture—which consists of a banana duct-taped to a wall—was created by Italian art world prankster Maurizio Cattelan, is titled “Comedian” and was […]


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