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WHAT THIS GOLDEN TOILET SAYS ABOUT TRUMP'S AMERICA

Words by Ali Fletcher

‘America’ by artist Maurizio Cattelan. Piece is a fully-functioning toilet made from 18-karat gold. Displayed at Guggenheim Museum and open to the public as if it were any other usable facility. 532 altre parole

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Week 3: Jennifer Higgie & The Artist's Joke

There is nothing that intelligent humour cannot resolve in gales of laughter-not even the void.

I would like to go further and say that that humour goes hand in hand with the void.

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Political art; the golden toilet

Art is a part of the everyday life. It does not have a world of its own, luckily. Therefore, it is unavoidable to separate art from other current issues in the world. 117 altre parole

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Trump: Going for the Gold?

As anyone who cares probably already knows by now, the Guggenheim refused President Trump’s request for a van Gogh painting for the White House and instead offered him the loan of Maurizio Cattelan’s “America,” a fully functioning toilet made out of gold.* 64 altre parole

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                          A diferent view of Maurizio Cattelan’s work

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“The White House asked to borrow a van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead.”

Washington Post:

The emailed response from the Guggenheim’s chief curator to the White House was polite but firm: The museum could not accommodate a request to borrow a painting by Vincent Van Gogh for President and Melania Trump’s private living quarters. 184 altre parole

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