A provocative artist is the proud new proprietor of a marriage cake favor from the January 2005 nuptials of President Trump and first woman Melania.
Artist and photographer Andres Serrano was the very best bidder when the 14-year-old confection hit the public sale block earlier this month — he provided $1,880 for the miniature chocolate cake, which he picked up in individual from Boston’s RR Public sale final week, Vainness Honest reported.
Serrano’s most well-known works embrace images of corpses, and maybe most famously, his personal bodily fluids: A 1987 picture, that includes a crucifix dunked in his personal urine, thrust him right into a heated controversy and drew outrage from Christian conservatives and lawmakers from the time.
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Serrano is staying mum concerning his plans for the Trump-approved dessert.
“I’ve received one thing on my thoughts and it’s far more than cake!” he advised Vainness Honest of his buy.
As famous by The Artwork Newspaper, Serrano as soon as photographed the 45th president in 2003 for his “America” photograph sequence.
When requested about Trump in a 2016 interview with The Guardian, Serrano stored his views to himself.
“I by no means converse in poor health of people that’ve posed for me,” the artist mentioned on the time.
When pressed for particulars concerning his potential artistic functions for the Trump marriage ceremony cake in latest days, Serrano remained imprecise.
“Artists work in mysterious methods. You by no means know what they’re as much as! I don’t like to speak about issues till I’m prepared to speak,” he advised The Artwork Newspaper on Feb. 12.
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In accordance with RR Public sale, the “sought-after memento marriage ceremony cake” – roughly three inches in peak and diameter – is a person chocolate truffle cake adorned with a “single sugar-spun buttercream rose and gold flakes.” The 14-year-old candy comes packaged in its authentic ivory field, stamped with a gold monogram “MDT.”
The memento was impressed in design by the precise marriage ceremony cake from the large day, a 200-pound yellow sponge with a $50,000 price ticket, in line with the public sale home.
The aforementioned favor from the Mar-a-Lago bash was offered to the 350 marriage ceremony friends, together with celebs resembling Rudy Giuliani, Heidi Klum, P. Diddy, Shaquille O’Neal, Simon Cowell, then-Senator Hillary Clinton, and former president Invoice Clinton.
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The Related Press contributed to this report.