Protesting Janitors in Miami Are Using Art Basel's $120K Banana as a Symbol of Inequality
Miami has become the 12th most valuable market for office real estate in the U.S., but more than half of its janitorial workers live at or below the poverty line.
Of Course Someone Ate the $120,000 Duct Tape Banana
A man pulled Maurizio Cattelan's work off a gallery wall at Art Basel, chomped into it, and called the move performance art.
Italian Artist's Duct-Taped Bananas Are Selling for $120,000 Each
Maurizio Cattelan said he'd been trying to finish 'Comedian' for more than a year, but his early attempts with fake bananas just weren't working out.
Toiletpaper’s Photos Push the Boundaries of Absurdist Photography
Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, the duo behind the glossy biannual Toiletpaper magazine, share some new images and talk to us about bananas, inspiration, and humor.
Trump Wanted Art So This Museum Offered Him a Gold Toilet
The Guggenheim couldn't lend the White House a Van Gogh, but it was more than willing to hand over Maurizio Cattelan's "America."
The Best Stuff We Wrote in 2017
From Jill Stein to Russell Westbrook to LGBTQ separatists.
Here's What's Going On with Those Weird Ads on VICE.com Right Now
Artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari have infected our website with their bizarre and grotesque 'Toilet Paper' images.
Maurizio Cattelan Is One of Art's Greatest Mysteries
The renowned artist is as enigmatic as his controversial work.
Maurizio Cattelan Will Never Stop Trolling the Art World
The director of the new Maurizio Cattelan documentary, 'Be Right Back,' tells us what it's like documenting the controversial and elusive artist.
A Short History of Art World Potty Humor
The Guggenheim's golden toilet—called 'America'—is the latest in a long line of bathroom jokes.
It's Your Turn to Use the Guggenheim's 18K Gold Toilet
Maurizio Cattelan has installed a fully functioning commode on the fifth floor of the museum.
Here Are 11 of the Rarest Works at the New York Art Book Fair
From golden Dada poetry books to a book by one of the first female tattoo artists, this year the NY Art Book Fair brought the heat.