David Datuna is not your regular starving artist. When he took a bite out of the infamous “banana on the wall” at Art Basel in Miami on Saturday, the New York City-based artist says he did it because he thought the original $120,000 artwork was “genius.” “First of all, I respect [Maurizio Cattelan.] I think he’s one of the top…
The banana duct taped to a wall at Miami’s Art Basel sold for $120,000 as an exhibit, but that didn’t stop David Datuna from eating the fruit — without permission. He says he did so because he was hungry. NBC New York’s Adam Kuperstein reports.