The Art Assignment

S6 E19 | FULL EPISODE

The $150,000 Banana

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: January 21, 2020 | 0:11:51
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