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What the Art Basel banana can tell us about collecting art

When Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan duct-taped a banana to a wall at the Art Basel Miami art fair with a price tag of $120,000 (£92,000) this month, he precipitated the biggest art controversy since Banksy’s self-destroying painting last year. But while ownership of a distinctive or one-off piece can be highly sought after and can bring joy to its audience, there are many practical difficulties.

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