Banana duct-taped to wall sells for $120K at Miami’s Art Basel

in South Florida News & Events


MIAMI, Fla. – You’ve heard of the Mona Lisa and American Gothic. Well, there’s a new piece of art that has everyone going bananas. The best part? Anyone could re-create the masterpiece.

The display called “The Comedian” is a banana duct-taped to a wall. Yes, you read that right.

The a-peeling art piece was created by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.

You may remember this artist for his 18-karat-gold toilet titled “America.” The $6-million throne was stolen from England’s Blenheim Palace over the summer.

The banana sold for $120,000 at Miami’s Art Basel this week.