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Banana Wall Vandalized With Lipstick At Art Basel. The Message Was About Jeffrey Epstein

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SACHA MEDICI
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Twitter via Miami Herald
The expensive banana exhibit at Art Basel Miami Beach was eaten vandalized by a man who sprayed painted the quote Jeffrey Epstein didn’t kill himself on the wall where the duct tape installation was displayed before it was eaten.";

The now-iconic white wall that once held a duct-taped banana at Art Basel Miami Beach was vandalized on Sunday afternoon, forcing exhibitors to cover up the writing in red lipstick with a white cardboard.

The banana, which has attracted hundreds after it sold to an art collector for $120,000, was replaced with the phrase “Epstien (sic) didn’t kill himself,” written with red lipstick.

The scene confused some who were in the gallery, most who assumed it was just another performance.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.