The Art Assignment

The $150,000 Banana

Season 6 Episode 19 | 11m 51s  | Video has closed captioning.

Artist Maurizio Cattelan duct taped a banana to a wall, titled it "Comedian", and sold 5 editions of the artwork for as much as $150,000 each. Why did it capture our attention, curiosity, and memes? What does it mean?

Aired: 01/21/20

Rating: NR


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