"Comedian," a banana duct-taped to a wall, sold for $150,000, sparking debate about art's value and meaning. This quirky piece showcases how art isn't confined to traditional forms and how subjective its value can be. Created by Smarthistory.
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- how are people so stupid to buy a cringe taped banana(13 votes)
- lol yeah XD who ever buy that me: bruh why whould you DO THAT YOU COLUD DONATE TO THE GUY WHO MAKES crooten beat box battles he needs the moeny and sorry for bad grammer(11 votes)
- Who is here because they searched up "memes"?(6 votes)
- There are likely some people here for that reason. I hope they stick around and learn something about art history.(0 votes)
- LOL look close at the backround its hilaririous Its a dumb bannana xD(2 votes)
- If people are gullible enough to buy this, with the 'artist' laughing up their sleeve, all well and good. It's when tax-payers' money is frittered on this kind of thing that irritates me.(4 votes)
- This is why people would like to have bananas, but a $150,000 banana is silly:
Health benefits of bananas
Bananas are respectable sources of vitamin C. ...
Manganese in bananas is good for your skin. ...
Potassium in bananas is good for your heart health and blood pressure. ...
Bananas can aid digestion and help beat gastrointestinal issues. ...
Bananas give you energy – minus the fats and cholesterol(2 votes)
- Have people done this same thing to other fruits?(2 votes)
- Yes, they do it with many things. For example, a blank canvas or even a song with no sound in it. It is safe to assume someone has done this with something such as an apple.(1 vote)
- The real question is, who actually bought that banana duct-taped to a wall. To be honest it is really stupid to buy such a useless piece of art. When I first saw this video I was at first amazed but now I am now clueless about why people actually thought this was amazing. Now I am just ashamed of how much I have written but in the end. banan(1 vote)
- The three buyers who collectively spent about $390,000 on the taped fruit had bought the concept of the piece, which comes with a certificate of authenticity from the artist, along with installation instructions. It is up to the owners to secure their own materials from hardware and grocery stores, and to replace the banana, if they wish, whenever it rots. After Mr. Datuna consumed the banana, the gallery taped another one to the wall.
Two “artist proofs” (extra prints signed as part of a limited edition) were sold to unidentified museums.(1 vote)