Jeff Koons is one of the most popular and successful artists in the world, and he has never had any sort of reluctance about the pleasures of capitalism. But just because global capitalists love you doesn’t mean you can’t get pushed out by gentrification (apparently). The family that has for... More »
Are you an artist or arts collective who has more in common with Pablo Helguera and Mel Chin than Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst? Well, then scroll over to A Blade of Grass and apply for the organization’s annual $20,000 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art (artists Pablo Helguera and Mel Chin were two of last year’s recipients).
Perhaps inspired by Jeff Koons’s recent work with Birkin bags, Kim Kardashian took yesterday as an occasion to call attention to the fact that she, too, owns an Hermès bag that has been touched by the hands of a promising artist. She showed up for a business meeting in Woodland Hills... More »
What do you get when you cross a Birkin bag with Jeff Koons? Pretty much the most expensive handbag imaginable, it turns out. For his latest project, Koons has been soliciting Birkin hand-me-downs from the likes of Naomi Campbell, Diane von Furstenberg, and Sofia Coppola, turning them into ready-mades, and... More »
Sophie in profile with lemonade Sophie: EDM-obsessed party monster Kyle Fleck vividly describes her music as "the club equivalent of a creepily smiling Jeff Koons sculpture." Silent Reading Party: Looking for a more silent way to spend your evening? Yes, so am I. Show More Summary
What is the next dream project for Jeff Koons? Designing an album cover for Jimmy Page. The visual artist and the guitar hero were at the 92nd Street Y in New York on November 3 for a discussion, moderated by Koons, about Page's career. "Within my life, I learned how to feel through listening to Jimmy's music, "said Koons. Show More Summary
While trawling the net today, look who I came across. Yes, it's Jayne Mansfield holding The Pink Panther, one of Jeff Koons' Banality series of sculptures. It cost him an out-of-court settlement with the copyright holders of the pink furry feline. Show More Summary
Following in the tradition of Kiehl’s annual artist collaboration, with previous collections by Jeff Koons, KAWS and Eric Haze, comes the new collab with Craig & Karl. Embracing Craig & Karl’s signature use of bright color and graphic… The post Kiehl’s x Craig & Karl Collaboration appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Costumes from Storefront’s 2013 “corporate avant-garde”-themed Critical Halloween included, from left: Christian Wasmmann as “The Idea Man,” and Hayes Slade and friends as “Jeff Koons Retrospective.” (Photos: Cameron Blaylock) Mere days...Show More Summary
SARAH THORNTON discusses her new book in which she dives into the lives of 33 prominent artists including Ai Weiwei, Maurizio Cattelan, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst
Last night, a graffiti writer identified by the New York Times as Christopher Johnson, 33, of Manhattan, vandalized a fourth floor wall of the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum of Art.
Self, on public display at Ordovas from 14 October until 13 December 2014, looks at interpretations of self-portraiture by four of the greatest artists of the 20th century ? Francis Bacon, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Pablo Picasso.Show More Summary
The most successful artist of his time; his gorgeous, voluptuous and very expensive artworks --often of monumental scale -- is an absolute must-have for the powerful and wealthy. No, no, no... I am not talking about Jeff Koons. Let's...Show More Summary
Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw have outdone themselves again. We'll be taking the air out of the high-end art world by yelling from the critics corner. You should also come for the free champagne from the Jeff Koons/ Don Perignon/ Jen and Paul Collaboration and Paul McCarthy ketchup sandwiches.
On the heels of the foremost Jeff Koons? retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Christie?s will offer Balloon Monkey (Orange), as one of the highlights of the November evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Jeff...Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_68961" align="aligncenter" width="553"] Robots do tai chi at the Westport Library. (Image courtesy of Danny Ghitis for The Wall Street Journal)[/caption] Now that there’s this Jeff Koons retrospective at The Whitney, I guess it’s a good time for collectors to sell their work. Show More Summary
"Michael Jackson and Bubbles" -- Jeff Koons APM Marketplace Jeff Koons’ retrospective show at the Whitney Museum of Art is a grand testimonial to his work over the decades. It is also “a time capsule for copyright law,” says Andrew Gilden, teaching fellow at Stanford University Law School.
Welcome to the refined world of postmodern art — for the 5-year-old set.
My family had an opportunity to visit New York City for a full week recently. It was the longest my husband and I (the Lo half of Em & Lo) had been there since having kids. Before breeding, we'd lived there for years, gorging on the countless cultural opportunities at our disposal. Show More Summary
Writing in the New York Review of Books, Jed Perl takes a stand against Art Smarm. Jeff Koons's retrospective at The Whitney Museum of Art, which opened in July, consumes more space and cost more money than any exhibit the museum has ever devoted to a single artist. Show More Summary