That image seems applicable to much culture, including anything called post-modern. Since Piero Manzoni sold cans of what he alleged to be his own excrement as works of art, it may be impossible to imagine anything that could not be declared art and sold as such.
Cuisine likewise. P.J. O'Rourke theorized that French cuisine ("cheese that smells like people's feet") was created as a cruel hoax on the pretensions of the newly rich. Nouvelle Cuisine always struck my uneducated eye and palate as artistically designed small portions of what the Third World has to eat. Here is a report from the front.
Thanx to andrewducker