Maurizio Cattelan


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 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.


Adolf Trump & Albino Gorilla Suits: Last Week in Art [Basel Edition]

Art Basel heralded the usual influx of wacky installations, celebrity sightings, and clickbait headlines (guilty).


$40 Jeff Koons, "Vagina Artist" Fined: Last Week in Art

Last week was filled with record-breaking (and downright mysterious) art sales, news-worthy selfies, and the artist f.k.a. George W. Bush.


Someone Bought a Hitler Statue for $17.2 Million at a New York Auction

The statue was apparently a "difficult" sale.