Banana Art Piece Fetches Staggering Amount Of Money At Miami’s Art Basel | NBC Nightly News

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The Maurizio Cattelan art piece -- a banana duct-taped to a wall -- sold for $120,000. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, div...



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A picture popped up on our screens today and we're sorry. We just can't seem to peel our eyes away, because what you're looking at - and this is no slip of the tongue - is art and it just sold for north of $ 100,000 at the big art. Basel gathering in miami many an artist was misunderstood in their lifetimes van gogh. Yes, the van gogh only sold one painting ever maybe we're missing something with ...
he banana and duct tape. Like an unfathomable metaphor about the banana that decays, but the tape as any do-it-yourselfer knows pretty much lasts forever. Still we have a few questions as the banana rots does the art appreciate or depreciate? If i go homeand make my own banana and duct tape. Art does that mean i am an artist only if you get paid for it. Harry smith, nbc news: hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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