The banana and the "duct tape"
Contemporary Art | As soon as it appeared, a yellow banana taped to the wall with silver adhesive tape, it caused a stir on social media and in the press given its $ 120,000 price tag. The work signed by Maurizio Cattelan, an edition of three copies entitled Comedian, was acquired twice on the first day of Art Basel Miami at the stand of the Perrotin gallery. The controversy thickened after a performer, David Datuna, detached and ate the fruit certified as a work of art. Let’s go further.
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