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Maurizio Cattelan born in 1960 in Padova, Italy is one of the best known and most respected contemporary artists in the world.
Cattelan as a creator of artistic installations, raises questions about the contemporary understanding of death, sacrifice, forgiveness, the origin of evil in man, national identity and historical memory.
His work was often based on simple puns or subverts clichéd situations by, for example, substituting animals for people in sculptural tableaux. Frequently morbidly fascinating, Cattelan’s dark humour sets his work above the simple pleasures of well-made visual one-liners.