Artist eats banana artwork

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An artwork of an overripe banana duct-taped to a wall that sold for $120,000 (£91,000) has been eaten by a separate performance artist.

According to a BBC report, the artwork, titled Comedian, by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, was on display at the international gallery Perrotin at Art Basel in Miami.

Three buyers reportedly bought the limited-edition pieces of the banana art this week, but performance artist David Datuna, however, pulled it from the wall, peeled it and devoured it yesterday, Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Despite the initial anger of a member of staff, the banana was swiftly replaced and no further action will be taken.

The art reportedly comes with a certificate of authenticity, meaning owners can replace the banana.

A director at the gallery, Lucien Terras, however, told the Miami Herald that “[Datuna] did not destroy the artwork.

The banana is said to be the idea, although the Police were later deployed to guard the replacement banana.

It equally pertinent to note that Art Basel is one of the world’s most high-profile contemporary art fairs.

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