maurizio cattelan

maurizio cattelan (20 articles)

maurizio cattelan is an italian artist who has created some of the most unforgettable images in recent contemporary art. his source materials range widely: from popular culture, history, and organized religion to a meditation on the self. working in a 'hyperrealist' vein, cattelan creates unsettlingly naturalistic sculptures that reveal contradictions at the core of today’s society. while bold and irreverent, the work is also deadly serious in its scathing critique of authority and the abuse of power.
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