This Saturday is a big day for Vincent Van Gogh geeks like me. This day is the 160th anniversary of the birth of our beloved hero. But what to do when the world's largest collection of works by Van Gogh is unavailable until early May while the building undergoes extensive renovations?
Vast numbers of tourists have been delighted by the work of Jean-Michel Othoniel without knowing it. Every year, thousands of visitors to Paris stop to photograph the entrance to the Palais Royal metro station, such a popular success that it was commemorated by a postage stamp.
Whether he's striking down the pope with a meteorite or restraining his dealer to a gallery wall with masking tape, Maurizio Cattelan does it with wit and panache. This promises to be an unprecedented and, likely, unorthodox installation.