20 September 2019

Maurizio Cattelan: Broken Plumbing And Leaky Democracy – Blenheim Palace – Paul Black

Maurizio Cattelan’s ‘Victory is Not an Option’ is a perfectly timed exhibition that parodies Britain’s long slide into populist self-destruction.

14 September 2019

Gold Toilet By Maurizio Cattelan Stolen From Blenheim Palace

Maurizio Cattelan’s infamous solid 18-carat gold sculpture of a toilet has been stolen from his exhibition at Blenheim Palace.  Thames Valley Police said that a gang broke into the palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire at about 4:50 BST and stole the artwork.

3 May 2019

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Maurizio Cattelan: Blenheim Art Foundation Exhibition Announced For Autumn

The first solo exhibition in twenty years of work by Maurizio Cattelan is to be mounted at Blenheim Palace this autumn, running from 12 September – 27 October 2019

6 December 2016

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Toilet Paper Installation Proves Popular For Fondation Beyeler At Basel Miami

Maze of Quotes by Toilet Paper has transformed The Fondation Beyeler stand at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2016. The collaborative magazine project by artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari has taken over Fondation Beyeler’s entire exhibition space into three distinct settings.

16 September 2016

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Maurizio Cattelan America: New Site-specific Work Unveiled At Guggenheim NY

Maurizio Cattelan’s new, site-specific work opens to the public at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum today September 16, 2016. For “America”, the artist replaces a toilet in one of the museum’s public restrooms with a fully functional replica cast in solid gold. Cattelan is often described as the art world’s resident prankster and provocateur; this installation is the first artwork […]

23 June 2016

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Exaggerated Narratives and Performativity Feature In Luxembourg Dayan’s New Summer Show

“The constraints of melodrama can be a great blessing, because they demand that all the characters involved – as absurd and extreme as they may initially seem – must stay utterly rooted in their own reality, or the whole project collapses.” – Stanley Tucci  A new exhibition in two acts, ‘MELODRAMA’ is taking place between Luxembourg & Dayan’s London and […]

9 May 2016

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Maurizio Cattelan Kneeling Hitler Sculpture Breaks Auction Record At Christie’s

Maurizio Cattelan’s statue of Hitler on his knees has broken auction records for a work by the artist. It was auctioned at Christie’s New York on Sunday for $17.2 million. The wax and resin statue entitled simply “Him” had been estimated to realise between $10 million and $15 million at the auction. The previous record for […]

5 May 2016

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Maurizio Cattelan: Solid Gold Toilet Blockage At NY’s Guggenheim

The Italian/American artist Maurizio Cattelan has often been described as the art world’s resident prankster and provocateur. He now emerges from a five-year hiatus with a new, site-specific work that will be installed at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on a date to be announced. For Maurizio Cattelan: “America” the artist replaces a toilet in one of the museum’s […]

30 December 2012

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Maurizio Cattelan Erects Hitler Praying Sculpture In Warsaw Ghetto

A sculpture of Adolf Hitler, praying on his knees by the well known Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, has created controversy after it was installed in the heart of the Warsaw ghetto. Cattelan is no stranger to altercations, his satirical sculpture, La Nona Ora (The Ninth Hour),  depicts Pope John Paul II struck down by a […]

11 June 2012

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Whitechapel Gallery Presents Maurizio Cattelan From The Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection

The Whitechapel Gallery is mounting rarely seen works of art from the Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo – opening with a display dedicated to the works of Maurizio Cattelan on 25 September 2012.Maurizio Cattelan was born in Padua, Italy, in 1960. He has exhibited at Skulptur Projekte, Münster (1997), the Tate Gallery (1999), the Museum of […]