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‘This is an art performance!' Banana bandit EATS $120,000 art installation

1 month ago   |   By RT

A New York-based performance artist strode into a Miami art gallery and ate a banana. The banana, however, was a piece of art, and the slightly overripe fruit was worth a whopping $120,000.
Entitled ‘Comedian,' the art installation consisted of a banana duct-taped to a wall, and was on display at Art Basel Miami in an exhibition run by contemporary art gallery Perrotin. According to Artnet, two of three editions have already been sold to two French collectors with the third now priced at $150,000, which will be sold to a museum.
This happened and here's the video: someone ripped the...
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The $120,000 Banana Taped to a Wall Art Work Has Just Been Eaten by a 'Hungry Artist'-'It's Very Delicious'

The $120,000 Banana Taped to a Wall Art Work Has Just Been Eaten by a 'Hungry Artist'-'It's Very Delicious'

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Artist David Datuna ate a banana that was part of a work by Maurizio Cattelan at Art Basel Miami. A visitor handed gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin a new banana to cheer him up.
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