Maurizio Cattelan

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Birthday
21, 1960
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian sculptor whose most famous piece "The Ninth Hour" showed Pope John Paul II being hit by a meteorite.

Before Fame

He spent the 1980s studying design in Italy and working as a carpenter.

Trivia

His eerie elephant sculpture "Par Peur de l'Amour" sold for $2.7 million in 2004.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Italy, where he had his big break as a satirical sculptor. His 2010 sculpture "Britney" was a nude of his wife.

Associated With

He once created and wore a costume that featured the massive, sculpted head of Pablo Picasso.