Tag: Toast

‘An Icon of Our Time’: An Artist Is Selling a $2.9 Million Solid-Gold Avocado Toast at Berlin Art Week

If you thought $14 was an expensive price for avocado toast at your local cafe, how about $2.9 million (€2.5 million)? That’s the cost of German artist Tim Bengel’s Who Wants to Live Forever?, a pure gold sculpture cast from an avocado on a bagel.  The artwork, which scans as a mash-up of Maurizio Cattelan’s gold toilet (America ) and duct-taped banana (Comedian ), is ...

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How an LA Gallery Owner Became World-Famous (It Involves Shrimp Tails and Cinnamon Toast Crunch) + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, March 25. NEED-TO-READ M+ Says It Will Comply With National Security Law – The pressures placed on cultural producers by Hong Kong’s new national security law are beginning to bubble over. The head of West ...

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