Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

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Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

Gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin poses next to Italian artist Maurizio Cattlelan’s “Comedian” at the Art Basel exhibition Dec. 4 in Miami Beach, Fla. The work sold for $120,000. A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall say they acknowledge the absurdity of the artwork but believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it to a museum.

Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

Gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin poses next to Italian artist Maurizio Cattlelan’s “Comedian” at the Art Basel exhibition Dec. 4 in Miami Beach, Fla. The work sold for $120,000. A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall say they acknowledge the absurdity of the artwork but believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it to a museum.
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