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Art in Milan: the “Artist’s shit” by Piero Manzoni

*Piero Manzoni in a picture by Giovanni Ricci The collection of the Museo del Novecento features an artwork by artist Piero Manzoni: the “Artist’s shit“. It consists of a meat can with a label that says: “Artist’s shit. Contents 30 gr net. Freshly preserved, produced and tinned in May 1961″ The same statement appears on the can in Italian, German and French and describes what the content of the can is: 30 gr of Piero Manzoni’s excrements. The whole artwork is composed by 90 of these cans which were exhibited for the first time at the Galleria Pescetto on the…