The new commemorative religious installation at the National Museum is hostile towards the LGBTQ community and does not uphold the values it claims to propagate.
The controversial sculpture has been donated anonymously to the New York institution.
For The Hungry Artist Exhibit, David Datuna invites us to reenact the “performance piece” in which he ate Maurizio Cattelan’s $120,000 banana artwork.
Maurizio Cattelan’s ludicrous banana artwork has gone viral for its $120,000 price tag. While the mainstream media has created a frenzy around the sculpture, the internet also offers an incredible selection of memes.
“It’s not vandalism, I’m a performance artist,” David Datuna said proudly of the stunt, which has permeated the internet and the mainstream press.
Arte Generali saw a solid gold opportunity to penetrate the Italian art market, poking fun at the theft of Maurizio Cattelan’s gold toilet in its new campaign.
Maurizio Cattelan’s golden throne was stolen from the Blenheim Art Foundation.
The guerrilla intervention was in place for two hours during the museum’s pay-what-you-wish period on Saturday.
From a slew of negative reviews on Yelp and Facebook to a Fox anchor calling on chief curator Nancy Spector to resign, the backlash to revelations that the Guggenheim offered the Trumps a gold toilet is many-pronged.
When Donald and Melania Trump requested a Vincent van Gogh painting from the Guggenheim, the museum responded with a counteroffer.
Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back makes an unconventional yet compelling case for the profundity of the artist’s elaborate sculptural jokes.
The Italian hyperrealist jokester’s simultaneously self-deprecating and self-aggrandizing works benefit from being sparsely installed in the ostentatious rooms of the Paris mint.