Meets The Minimal Degree of Creativity

Meets The Minimal Degree of Creativity (2023) Black 3.0 acrylic on canvas, velvet, expanding foam, silver duct tape 

This work is a tongue in cheek reaction to the recent banana on a canvas work by Maurizio Cattelan and the subsequent lawsuit bought by another artist who claimed to have been the first person to stick fruit to a wall with duct tape. The judge ruled in Cattelans favour by pronouncing that the work Meets The Minimal Degree of CreativityIn addition, the black paint used is made by artist Stuart Semple who made the blackest Black 3.0 paint in response to Anish Kapoors copyrighting of the blackest, most light absorbing black pigment.