Maurizio Cattelan's $120,000 Artworld Banana Craze Continues with "X-Mas Banana Tree"
36 Bananas Adorn 9-foot Designer Christmas Tree, Created by Renowned Miami Artist/ Christmas Guru, Byron Keith Byrd
By: Elizabeth Bryan Studio
Recognized for his signature "ribbon spill," the Banana Tree "spill" implements winter whites and silver to contrast his client's vibrantly colored family ornament collection. Thirty-
For Byrd, "I used plastic bananas as I did not to want to tempt David Datuna, who devoured the original banana at Art Basel."
Byrd's Christmas tree is estimated to be worth $4,320,000.
To view Byrd's artwork, visit http://www.ByronKeithByrd.com.
Byron Keith Byrd is an abstract expressionist painter with work in numerous private and public collections. His art has been featured in Miami New Times and various national publications. He is the author of bestselling "O Christmas Tree," published through Rizzoli International as well as "The Rockefeller Center Tree." Byrd currently divides his time between New York City and Miami Beach.
Photo Credit: KJ Photography/