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Gold toilet opens for business at Guggenheim

The streets may be paved with gold in heaven but in New York, it's a gold toilet providing creature comfort - and an eyeful for visitors to the city's Guggenheim museum. The working toilet, cast in brightly gleaming gold, has been installed in a fourth-floor bathroom for the private use of the public, taking the notion of an intimate setting for art to a new level. The installation, "America," is the first piece that Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan has exhibited since his 2011 retrospective at the Guggenheim.
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