The man who ate an ‘art’ piece that consisted of a banana duct-taped to a wall says he did it to “create art.”

As we previously highlighted, the fruit-based exhibit sold for $120,000 at an art fair in Miami, Florida.

Gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin dismissed criticism that the piece was a joke, claiming that the shape of the fruit and the angle it has been fixed with duct tape to the wall gives it meaning.

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