Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan: 'Life is often tragic and comedic at the same time'

The artist behind 2019's viral banana installation talks to us about his newest pigeon sculptures at Miami, what he hopes his art communicates to audiences, and why it was important for him to create a 9/11 memorial

Maurizio Cattelan unveils memorial to 9/11 in new Milan show—20 years after witnessing tragedy

Idea for the project was considered "too emotionally fraught" for New York by Guggenheim chief curator

Damien Hirst offers to swap any work for viral duct-tape banana—but Maurizio Cattelan says no

Curator Francesco Bonami has created his own version for the British artist as a consolation prize

Three virtual readings to check out this weekend

From Maurizio Cattelan's Bedtime Stories to Neïl Beloufa's post-capitalist fable featuring camels and foxes

The five stages of an art world scandal

Creating the ultimate art shock takes more than sticking a banana to the wall

King Tut’s golden year, Koons’s worst: the highs and lows of the art world in 2019

As Notre Dame burned, protestors called the shots and a gold toilet vanished, it was certainly a year to remember

Bananaman: who is Maurizio Cattelan? Plus, art and comedy

Everything you need to know about the artist behind the infamous banana. Plus, we talk to UK comedians Rob Auton, Jenny Eclair and Annie McGrath about the charity exhibition Art is the Best Medicine. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Permanent a-peel: $120,000 banana will enter museum collection

Miami collectors William and Beatrice Cox will donate the fruit piece to an unnamed institution

Maurizio Cattelan presents first new work for a fair in 15 years—and it is a banana priced at $120,000

The piece of fruit taped to a wall at Art Basel in Miami Beach "offers insight into how we assign worth", Perrotin gallery says

'I wish it was a prank': Maurizio Cattelan on the surreal theft of his golden toilet

Man arrested after 18-carat lavatory was forcibly removed from Blenheim Palace

'Art's most high-profile provocateur' Maurizio Cattelan on his new Blenheim Palace show

Known for this dangling horse and gold toilet, the Italian artist's exhibition is in the unlikely setting of Winston Churchill's birthplace

Bad guy? Billie Eilish video by Dave Meyers mirrors the work of artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari

The director seems to once again have borrowed from the work of visual artists, which has previously led to lawsuits against Kendrick Lamar and Ariana Grande

Maurizio Cattelan’s golden toilet, once offered to Donald Trump, is on its way to the UK

The work will be in the Italian artist’s solo show and was recently celebrated in a “greatest hits” sculpture in the south of France

Artists and projects announced for first Art Basel Cities Week in Buenos Aires

September event marks end of first year of the initiative overseen by Cecilia Alemani, the director of High Line Art, New York

London galleries: Our past shopping experiences immortalised at Hales Gallery

Maurizio Cattelan kicks out at English football, Paolini frames “the author” at the Lisson Gallery and Halley sticks to paint