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Controversial Sculptures by Maurizio Cattelan

Published Apr 29, 2019

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is best known for his satirical (and quite often controversial) sculptures.

“Taking freely from the real world of people and objects, his works are an irreverent operation aimed at both art and institutions. His playful and provocative use of materials, objects and gestures set in challenging contexts forces commentary and engagement. He first achieved notoriety on an international scale in New York with “La Nona Ora” (The Ninth Hour), a wax statue of Pope John Paul II hit by a meteorite, which was firstly exhibited in 1999 at the Kunsthalle Basel.

Since 2010 “L.O.V.E.”, a public art intervention permanently installed in Piazza Affari, Milan, triggered the re-appropriation by citizens of a square otherwise forgotten. He has exhibited in major European and American museums and participated in the major international exhibitions of contemporary art.”

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