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Because there's a Cattelan show on,
a gold throne your urine could flow on
     was in Blenheim, till this:
     someone’s taken the piss,
and the coppers have nothing to go on.

Original caption: The golden toilet made by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. Credit Tom Lindboe, via Blenheim Art Foundation

Article: "Golden, Going Gone: 18-Karat Gold Toilet Is Stolen" (New York Times, 14 September 2019)

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The golden loo is gone.

A solid 18-karat gold toilet, titled “America” by its creator, Maurizio Cattelan, was stolen early Saturday from an exhibit at Blenheim Palace, the Oxfordshire birthplace and family home of Winston Churchill.

The toilet was part of a larger exhibit featuring Mr. Cattelan’s work that began on Thursday.
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