A banana taped to the wall. It was worth 108 thousand euros

Work does not bring an instruction manual. The new owner will have to decide what to do when the banana

Work does not bring an instruction manual. The new owner will have to decide what to do when the banana begins to decompose

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The work, by Maurizio Cattelan, was auctioned at the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair.

A banana stuck to the wall with gray tape. This work of art was purchased for $ 120,000 (108,000 euros) at the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair in the USA. Authored by the Italian artist, this was the second of three editions of the same work. The third is still to be auctioned and is expected to reach even higher values.

According to the Paris-based Perrotin gallery that has a long connection with the artist, this is the first work to be exhibited at an art fair by controversial Cattelan in 15 years.

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