Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back

Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back

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Explore the provocative life and career of Italian pop artist and prankster Maurizio Cattelan.

Known for his controversial works like La Nona Ora, The Comedian, and America, Italian visual artist Maurizio Cattelan shook up the art scene for nearly 20 years. From his very first solo show in 1989, Torno Subito (Be Right Back), to the controversial execution-style showcase of his entire body of work at the Guggenheim to mark his retirement in 2011, Cattelan's career was a rollercoaster of intrigue and artistic defiance with him boldly at the center.

In this documentary, filmmaker Maura Axelrod unearths the unorthodox trail of Cattelan's career, revealing the hidden layers of the art-world maverick through interviews with curators, collectors, ex-girlfriends, and art-world luminaries. This documentary is a rare glimpse into the mind of a true iconoclast, bringing to light the mysteries behind the mind of a notorious art-world prankster.

Cast & Crew

(Director), Maurizio Cattelan (Self), Francesco Bonami (Self), Massimiliano Gioni (Self), Rosemary Melene (Self)

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