This story was inspired by Maurizio Cattelan’s banana-taped-to-the-wall art piece at Art Basel Miami.
Alicia Kort is a writer and editor living in New York City. She’s a shopping writer for SheKnows and StyleCaster and the associate nonfiction editor for Carve magazine. She grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and attended the University of Missouri before moving to Brooklyn. In her time in New York, she's discovered New York City pizza is superior to her hometown’s and that she’s actually a cat person.