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News ID: 44472
Publish Date: 7:29 - 08 December 2019
TEHRAN, Dec 8_A performance artist ate a banana duct-taped to a wall which sold earlier this week for $120,000 (€108,500) at Miami's Art Basel on Saturday.

Performance artist eats banana duct-taped to wall worth $120,000TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_David Datuna strode up to the controversial artwork, took it off the wall, peeled its outer layers and proceeded to eat it.

His actions were filmed by a crowd of onlookers before he was escorted away by Perrotin New York Director Peggy Leboeuf.

The piece - called 'The Comedian' - was created by Maurizio Cattelan, an Italian artist best known for creating 'America', an 18-carat-gold toilet.

That was stolen from the UK's Blenheim Palace over the summer. The banana has sparked debate about commercialization of objects in the art world.

Source: Ruptly

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