David Datuna: The Hungry Artist

He made headlines all over the world and shocked the contemporary art market. No, we're not talking about Maurizio Cattelan's infamous "taped banana" (formally titled Comedian), but about David Datuna (b. Georgia, 1974). But he is inextricably linked to Cattalan. During Art Basel Miami Beach 2019, he embarked on a public act which he called, "his work of him in the work": a performance called Hungry Artist (2019-2021), where he dismounted Cattelan's $120,000 banana and consumed it.
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