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December 9, 2019

Man eats $120,000 piece of art

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December 9, 2019

MIAMI: The move was bananas... or maybe the work was just too appealing. A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Sunday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.

The banana was, in fact, a wor]k of art by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan titled "Comedian" and sold to a French collector for $120,000. In a video posted on his Instagram account, David Datuna, who describes himself as a Georgian-born American artist living in NY, walks up to the banana and pulls it off the wall with the duct tape attached.

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