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Banana tapped on the wall for $120,000 got eaten

Banana tapped on the wall was the talk for lots of people on social media.

Moreover, it was sold for more than $120,000 and people was shocked.

Banana tapped on the wall

The work was by Maurizio Cattelan and it got the attention of many people at the Art Basel Miami Beach.

However, after being sold it was taken off the wall at the Art Basel, a performance artist ate it eventually.

Moreover, some people were in great shock as well as posting videos on Social Media on the incident.

“I really love this installation. It’s very delicious,” David Datuna wrote on Instagram.

The artist said the artwork comprises a banana in a Miami grocery store.

In addition, there are three editions of the work, the gallery said and two were already sold for $120,000.

Moreover, it is unclear that the incident will detract from the artwork’s value or the artist will buy another one.

Therefore, artists did not provide potential buyers with instructions on what to do when the artwork starts to decompose.

According to a press statement from Galerie Perrotin, the artist first came up with the idea a year ago.

“Back then, Cattelan was thinking of a sculpture that was shaped like a banana,” it reads.

“Every time he traveled, he brought a banana with him and hung it in his hotel room to find inspiration”.

“Also, He made several models: first in resin, then in bronze and in painted bronze (before) finally coming back to the initial idea of a real banana.”

Moreover, the artist is well-known for his sculptures and he made this artwork to change his way a little bit.

Besides, the artwork had the attention of almost everyone on social media as well as the art Basel.

Moreover, being creative and thinking out of the post is what artists follow right now.

Therefore, they are making a great success as a lot of people make marvelous impressions about their works.

 

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