Maurizio Cattelan

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Age 63
Birthday September 211960
Birth Sign Virgo
City Italy
Country Italy
Profession Sculptor

Maurizio Cattelan is a famous Sculptor, born on September 21, 1960 in Italy. As of December 2022, Maurizio Cattelan’s net worth is $5 Million. His eerie elephant sculpture “Par Peur de l’Amour” sold for $2.7 million in 2004.

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Maurizio Cattelan Biography

Italian sculptor whose most famous piece “The Ninth Hour” showed Pope John Paul II being hit by a meteorite. Cattelan was born on 21 September 1960 in Padua, Italy. He was raised there by his mother, a cleaning lady, and his father, a truck driver. He started his career in the early 1980s by designing and producing making wooden furniture in Forlì (Italy). Cattelan has no formal training in art. He has said that in addition to reading art catalogues, “making shows has been my school”..

He was born and raised in Italy, where he had his big break as a satirical sculptor. His 2010 sculpture “Britney” was a nude of his wife.

Maurizio Cattelan (born 21 September 1960) is an Italian artist. Known primarily for his hyperrealistic sculptures and installations, Cattelan’s practice also includes curating and publishing. His satirical approach to art has resulted in him being frequently labelled as a joker or prankster of the art world. Self-taught as an artist, Cattelan has exhibited internationally in museums and Biennials. In 2011 the Guggenheim Museum, New York presented a retrospective of his work. Some of Cattelan’s better-known works include America, consisting of a solid gold toilet; La Nona Ora, a sculpture depicting a fallen Pope who has been hit by a meteorite; and Comedian, a fresh banana duct-taped to a wall.

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In the project entitled 1968, A Toiletpaper collaboration between Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari and the Deste Foundation in Athens, Cattelan celebrates the works and time of Dakis Joannou and his collection of radical design.

Maurizio Cattelan Net Worth

Maurizio Cattelan is one of the richest Sculptor & listed on most popular Sculptor. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Maurizio Cattelan‘s net worth $5 Million.

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He spent the 1980s studying design in Italy and working as a carpenter.

In the project entitled 1968, A Toiletpaper collaboration between Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari and the Deste Foundation in Athens, Cattelan celebrates the works and time of Dakis Joannou and his collection of radical design.

A major retrospective titled All, assembling 130 objects of Cattelan’s career since 1989, opened in 2011 at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. On the occasion of the exhibition, Cattelan announced his early retirement.

Cattelan’s first artwork has been noted as a photo art piece in 1989 entitled Lessico Familiare (Family Syntax), a framed self-portrait in which he is depicted forming a Hand Heart over his naked chest.

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From 1996–2007 Cattelan collaborated with Dominique Gonzalez-Foster and Paola Manfrin on the publication Permanent Food, an occasional journal consisting of a pastiche of pages torn from other magazines and submissions by artists of similar material. From 2002 he collaborated on the satirical arts journal Charley, a series on contemporary artists.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Sculptor. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Italy. Maurizio Cattelan celebrates birthday on September 21 of every year.

Cattelan has participated in the Venice Biennale (1993, 1997, 1999, and 2002), Manifesta 2 (1998), Luxembourg, Melbourne International Biennial 1999, and the 2004 Whitney Biennial in New York.

In 1999, he curated with Jens Hoffmann on the Caribbean Biennial.

In 1999 he started making life-size wax effigies of various subjects, including himself. One of his best known sculptures, La Nona Ora (1999) consists of an effigy of Pope John Paul II in full ceremonial costume being crushed by a meteor.

In 2002 he co-founded “The Wrong Gallery”, a glass door leading to a 2.5 square foot exhibition space at 516A½ West 20th street in New York City. After the building housing the gallery was sold, the door and gallery was put on display within the collection of the Tate Modern until 2009.

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