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Modern Art or Garbage? In Italy It May Be Hard to Tell

Modern Art or Garbage? In Italy It May Be Hard to Tell

Ever been in an art gallery and thought “I could do that?” Well so do janitors, apparently. A cleaning crew at Museion gallery in Bolzano, Italy recently mistook an installation for post-party refuge (takes one to know one, right?) and cleaned it up. Of course, who could blame them? As described by

“On arrival, they found empty bottles strewn across the floor, cigarette butts, confetti and even shoes and clothes. It looked like it had been quite a night, but the cleaning staff were unfazed and set about restoring order.”

Thankfully, the refuse—which was actually a piece titled “Where shall we go dancing tonight?” by Milanese artists Goldschmied & Chiari—was saved before it hit the recycling bin. “It takes more than a broom to wipe out a decade of Italian history and declare an artwork rubbish!” the duo declared to IB Times UK. Party on, guys. Party on.

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