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Maurizio Cattelan Takes over Shanghai with Badass Art Spoofs
From a mini Sistine Chapel to a fluorescent-lit pink hallway...
Entertainment 07 Nov 2018

The artist is not only “present” but back from his supposed retirement from the art world.
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Maurizio Cattelan recently opened a stunning showcase of spoof-filled artworks now on view at Shanghai’s YUZ Museum. On view are takes cues from pop-up museums and offers an immersive experience, from a mini Sistine Chapel to a fluorescent-lit pink hallway.

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That’s the point, as Cattelan has spoofed famous works by 30 artists; from Marina Abramovic to Dan Flavin.
Don’t miss the fake gift shop that puts a Gucci bag made of Lego by Andy Hung on view. There’s even a fake bathroom.
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Talk about Chinese knockoffs? It’s a collab with Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, of course, read the full report in VOGUE here.
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Text by Nadja Sayej
Photos via hypebeast, afr, vogue

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