Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan and his satirical sculptures

Updated On Oct 20, 2016 06:03 PM IST
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Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan poses with his creation Him (2001) prior to the opening of the exhibition Not Afraid of Love at the Hotel de la Monnaie in Paris, France, October 17, 2016. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan poses with his creation Him (2001) prior to the opening of the exhibition Not Afraid of Love at the Hotel de la Monnaie in Paris, France, October 17, 2016. (REUTERS)

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Maurizio Cattelan is an upstart, provocative and elusive artist. A sculpture by Cattelan. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Maurizio Cattelan is an upstart, provocative and elusive artist. A sculpture by Cattelan. (AFP)

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He made his name with his playful and subversive works. A hanging horse by Cattelan as part of his Paris exhibition on October 17, 2016. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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He made his name with his playful and subversive works. A hanging horse by Cattelan as part of his Paris exhibition on October 17, 2016. (AFP)

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Cattelan poses with one of his creations. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cattelan poses with one of his creations. (AFP)

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He is known for his satirical sculptures, particularly La Nona Ora (The Ninth Hour) based on Pope John Paul II. Cattelan poses with his ‘now famous’ sculpture. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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He is known for his satirical sculptures, particularly La Nona Ora (The Ninth Hour) based on Pope John Paul II. Cattelan poses with his ‘now famous’ sculpture. (AFP)

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Cattelan began his career in the 1980s making wooden furniture in Forlì, Italy. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cattelan began his career in the 1980s making wooden furniture in Forlì, Italy. (AFP)

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He is often called Italian art-world jester. Cattelan poses with his creation Untitled (2001) on October 17, 2016. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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He is often called Italian art-world jester. Cattelan poses with his creation Untitled (2001) on October 17, 2016. (REUTERS)

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Cattelan poses with his creation La Rivoluzione Siamo Noi (2000) on October 17, 2016. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cattelan poses with his creation La Rivoluzione Siamo Noi (2000) on October 17, 2016. (REUTERS)

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