#Maurizio Cattelan

The sculpture by Cattelan, showing a middle finger. Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: L.O.V.E. by Maurizio Cattelan

In the heart of Milan, steps away from the iconic Duomo, Piazza Affari hosts a provocative sculpture by Maurizio Cattelan. Titled...

Lisa Scalone 8 July 2024

Contemporary Art

Maurizio Cattelan Laughs at the World Through 5 Works

Maurizio Cattelan’s approach to art does not seem to be serious. Instead, the artist speaks loudly with satirical and penetrative messages behind...

Seoyoung (Alyssa) Kim 20 June 2024

Bizarre

Weird & Bizarre: A Toilet as a Work of Art

A joke, a provocation, or an attempt to attract your attention? Maybe none of these or maybe all of them. Here are three of the most renowned toilets...

Caroline Galambosova 29 February 2024

Maurizio Cattelan, KAPUTT, 2013, Foundation Beyeler Riehen, Basel, Switzerland. Source: Artsy. Long Read

From Specimen to Contemporary Taxidermy

There are many media through which artists can express their own vision, approach their aesthetic feeling, and capture the reality that vanishes in...

Caroline Galambosova 29 January 2024

Art History 101

What Is a Wunderkammer? Best Cabinets of Curiosities

The characteristic of arousing surprise for the observer is typical for the so-called Wunderkammer or Cabinet of Curiosities. These are real rooms of...

Caroline Galambosova 25 December 2023

Dine & Wine

Art History Inspired Birthday Cakes

Birthday cakes are an established tradition for many. Baking in itself is an art – a delicious one. So why have a cake that is only delicious? Make...

Vithória Konzen Dill 13 July 2023

Contemporary Art

Maurizio Cattelan and His Obsession with Pigeons

It was at the Venice Biennale in 1997 when Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan displayed 2000 stuffed pigeons installed at the top of the air...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 July 2022

Contemporary Art

Maurizio Cattelan And His Golden “America”

Couple of days ago the White House asked Guggenheim Museum to borrow a painting “Landscape With Snow” by Vincent van Gogh for the...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 February 2018