Guggenheim’s monstrous golden toilet sums up obscene art world

the guardian | Jonathan Jones:

While the poor get poorer, the rich even get to do their crap on a golden toilet. No, this is not the latest speech by Bernie Sanders, driven to Swiftian scatology by his defeat in the New York primary. It is a trenchant comment on wealth and luxury on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Or Upper East Backside… Read more

Image: Can you believe it? An image created by Maurizio Cattelan of his functional solid gold toilet, to be installed at New York’s Guggenheim Museum. Photograph: Maurizio Cattelan