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A golden throne for the Guggenheim

Artist Cattelan comes out of retirement with a functioning toilet sculpture
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 05:50

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Guggenheim officials said they anticipated queues for the Cattelan bathroom and a guard or attendant might be placed near the door to make certain that no one tries to abscond with a piece of the toilet.

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Guggenheim officials said they anticipated queues for the Cattelan bathroom and a guard or attendant might be placed near the door to make certain that no one tries to abscond with a piece of the toilet.

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UNLIKE professional athletes, actors (Gene Hackman) and some novelists (Philip Roth), visual artists don't usually retire. Or if they do, they don't announce it.

But in 2011, Maurizio Cattelan - one of the most expensive living artists, then at the peak of his career and

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