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Cattelan Commands Italians to Shit and Die: A First Look

by Federico Florian
This past Wednesday evening, the arty crowd in Turin paid no heed to Maurizio Cattelan’s “exhortation.” Considering the line outside Palazzo Cavour, Cattelan's command, —the title of the most eagerly-awaited event of this year’s edition of Artissima—has not been taken literally by anyone. Rather than warily getting out of the way, shitting, or dying, a throng of curators, artists, critics, and collectors—myself included—couldn't wait to invade the rooms of the 18th century building. This group... [more]
Posted by Federico Florian on 11/7/14