For Final Show, Artist Gets Hanged Alongside All His Work [Pics]

For Final Show, Artist Gets Hanged Alongside All His Work [Pics]

The Maurizio Cattelan's show at the Guggenheim presents the artist's work suspended on string up several stories.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 17 november 2011

The Guggenheim in New York has presented the work of Maurizio Cattelan, with items suspended on string and raised several stories within the museum’s hollow, barreled frame. ‘All’ is the 51 year old artist’s final show as he has now claimed to have retired. The exhibit shows every piece of work the Italian has produced from 1989. As you walk the windy path up and around the work you get a sense of a playful, retrospective artist who is self-effacing, but also sees the absurder side of regular life.

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