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Someone ate the banana wall art at Art Basel

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New York-based artist David Datuna ate the banana in Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan art piece titled “The Comedian” at Art Basel in Miami on Saturday, according to the Miami Herald. (CBS12 News viewer Heather)

Have you gone bananas over the Art Basel banana?

Well, someone just ate it.

According to CBS News, the banana duct-taped to a wall, a piece created by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan and is titled “The Comedian,” sold for $120,000 at Miami's Art Basel this week.

The Maimi Herald reported the man who ate the banana was David Datuna, a New York-based performing artist. Datuna was escorted out of the convention center after the incident. The gallery owner, Emmanuel Perrotin, was given a replacement banana by a fairgoer and replaced the banana.






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